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Spur Cape Winter Trail Series – Race 01 Paul Cluver Estate

All smiles after the finish and some refreshments

  Article written by our guest runner: Fareed Behardien aka leavethecouch.co.za The popular Spur Cape Winter Trail Series kicked off last weekend at the Paul Cluver Estate with a memorable event that left first-timers (like me) and seasoned participants wanting more. Each year the number of entrants has grown and with the kind of quality that was on display, there will ...

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Evans, Seyffert triumph in PwC Great Zuurberg Trek

Kevin Evans (front) leads the pack on the final climb up Zuurberg Pass in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Evans and Seyffert took the overall win in the three-day mountain bike race near Port Elizabeth on Sunday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Kevin Evans sealed what could be one of the last wins of his professional career when he and teammate Pieter Seyffert claimed the overall victory in the second edition of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race near Port Elizabeth on Sunday. Evans and Seyffert (Biogen Volcan-Altech Autopage) were one second behind defending champion Andrew Hill and partner Chris ...

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Wolhuter, Hill sprint to stage victory at Zuurberg

Chris Wolhuter (left) and Andrew Hill (second from left) outsprint Kevin Evans and Pieter Seyffert (far right) to claim the second stage of the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek near Addo outside Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Chris Wolhuter and Andrew Hill took one back from overnight leaders Kevin Evans and Pieter Seyffert as they sprinted to the stage win on day two of the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek near Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Wolhuter and Hill, riding in the colours of TIB Insurance, finished in 3:43:01 to hold the Biogen Volcan-Altech Autopage duo at bay ...

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Evans, Seyffert draw first blood at Zuurberg

Pieter Seyffert (left) and Kevin Evans of Biogen Volcan-Altech Autopage drew first blood on the opening stage of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek near Addo outside Port Elizabeth on Friday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Kevin Evans and Pieter Seyffert drew first blood on the opening stage of the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek near Addo, just outside Port Elizabeth, on Friday. Evans and Seyffert powered away from defending champion Andrew Hill and teammate Chris Wolhuter on the historic Zuurberg Pass to open up more than a minute’s lead in the 200km mountain bike race. ...

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Top SA mountain bikers do battle at Zuurberg

Eventual winners Andrew Hill (front) and Adriaan Louw take on a section of the Hayterdale Trails on day three of the 2014 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Hill will defend his title alongside new partner Chris Wolhuter when the three-day mountain bike race starts at Zuurberg Mountain Village on Friday. Photo: Morné Marais

Some of South Africa’s best-known mountain bikers are preparing to do battle deep in the mountains of the Eastern Cape during the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, which starts near Addo on Friday. Leading the charge for overall honours in the 200km stage race, and a share of the R100 000 worth of prizes, will be KwaZulu-Natal’s defending champion Andrew ...

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Addo ready to welcome Zuurberg riders

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Addo is gearing up to welcome more than 140 mountain bikers from across South Africa for the second edition of the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, which is based at the Zuurberg Mountain Village near Port Elizabeth on May 29. The two-person teams will explore a 200km route that covers the Sundays River Valley and mountains to the north and ...

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Zuurberg mountain bike race adds luxury package

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Participants in next month’s PwC Great Zuurberg Trek are set to enjoy all the creature comforts with the introduction of a luxury safari tent stay for the three-stage mountain bike race near Addo in the Eastern Cape. Organisers have brought in the “glamping” or glamorous camping option as the Zuurberg Mountain Village, which plays host to the event from May ...

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