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Sportsmanship triumphs in Scottburgh MTB classic


  Scottburgh – In a rare feat for a race that has a habit of attracting the most competitive mountain bikers in the region the Sappi Scottburgh MTB classic on Sunday ended in an amicable dead-heat between defending champion Andrew Hill and Tyronne White. The duo were inseparable over the demanding hilly and untamed 45km race before they approached the ...

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Fat Bikes find a home at Sappi Scottburgh MTB

"We have a clear idea why we ride, and riding Fat Bikes is all about enjoying the riding," says Grant Macpherson, seen here with Crispin Brien riding their Fat Bikes during last year's Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race. Supplied/Gameplan Media

Scottburgh – No stranger to innovation, the Sappi Scottburgh MTB race on 13 August has become the first race in KwaZulu-Natal to formally recognise the new trend of Fat Bike mountain bikes as a free-standing race category. With more and more social MTB riders opting for the wide rims with balloon tyres that handle the off-road and sandy conditions particularly ...

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Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race is four weeks away!


Date: Sunday, 9 August 2015 Start/Finish Venue: Scottburgh Main Beach Distances: 08h30 – 45km Classic (Normal Entry Fee – R160, Late Entry Fee – R180) 08h45 – 28km Intermediate (Normal Entry Fee – R120, Late Entry Fee – R140) 09h00 – 10km Family Ride (Normal Entry Fee – R50, Late Entry Fee – R70) Registration: Sunday 9 August (06h30-08h30) at Scottburgh Lifesaving Club ...

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