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De Groot and Kleinhans set sights on Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Cape Town, South Africa – Prominent SA mountain bikers Robyn De Groot and Erik Kleinhans will toe the line at the inaugural 60km Fedhealth MTB Challenge at the picturesque Meerendal Wine Estate (Durbanville) on Sunday, 06 September 2015. “I have yet to be disappointed by a Stillwater Sports event,” says De Groot who is currently the National Marathon Champion. “I’m ...

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De Groot, Kruger claim top spots at Trailseeker Lionman

HB Kruger and Robyn de Groot claimed the men and women’s marathon titles respectively at the Lionman edition of the Gauteng Nissan TrailSeeker Mountain Bike Series at Mabalingwe at the weekend. Warm, sunny mid-winter weather greeted the 3200 participants in the event, which offered four different race distances, the 70km marathon, 40km half-marathon, a 20km fun race an a 10km ...

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SA champ back to best for Knysna race

South African marathon champion Robyn de Groot will line up for the RECM Knysna 200 mountain bike stage race on Saturday in her first outing since securing her third consecutive national title last weekend. Despite earning this impressive hat-trick, De Groot will not be starting in her national champion’s jersey, as UCI rules deem multi-stage events to be cross-country races. ...

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Stenerhag and Sim snag inaugural Paarl race

Swedish marathon champion Jennie Stenerhag and cross-country specialist Robert Sim took the honours in the inaugural Bestmed Paarl MTB Classic, presented by the City of Drakenstein, in the Cape Winelands on Sunday. Sim, riding in the colours of Robert Daniel, crossed the finish line first at the Paarl Arboretum to claim the men’s 60km title in a time of 2:44:08. ...

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Team Bulls charge to Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek prologue win

The German Team Bulls pairing of Tim Bohme and Simon Stiebjahn charged around the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge trails to win the prologue time trial and take the early overall lead in the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race near Oudtshoorn, South Africa on Sunday. Sweden’s Jennie Stenerhag and South Africa’s Robyn de Groot (Biogen Toyota Cape ...

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Top female mountain bikers excited to take on Pennypinchers Origin of Trails

The 2014 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails, Stellenbosch’s only 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race, has attracted the interest of a number of top female riders including the likes of Ariane Kleinhans, Jennie Stenerhag and Robyn de Groot.  Celebrating its second anniversary, the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails will take place on Friday, 28 November and Saturday, 29 November 2014. “I am looking forward to seeing all ...

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De Groot continues strong season with Karoo-To-Coast win

South African mountain bike marathon champion, Robyn de Groot (Biogen Toyota) continued with her impressive debut season as a full-time mountain bike racer when she won the iconic Pennypinchers Karoo-to-Coast race title in Knysna on Sunday. De Groot clocked a time of three hours 29 minutes 18 seconds, just over a minute ahead of Swedish national marathon champion, Jennie Stenerhag ...

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De Groot, Stenerhag dominate PE-Plett

South African mountain bike marathon champion, Robyn de Groot and Sweden’s national marathon champion, Jennie Stenerhag, combined forces as team Biogen Toyota Cape Brewing Company and dominated the Isuzu Trucks PE-Plett stage race that ended on Tuesday. The pair won the women’s division in all four stages and the overall title. But while the results show they were dominant, it ...

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