Tag Archives: Stage Race

Rebello and Neethling Wrap up the RECM Knysna 200 Titles

Young mountain biking stars Dylan Rebello (Momsen Factory Team) and Candice Neethling (Team Dorma) secured the Solo Men’s and Solo Women’s RECM Knysna 200 titles on Sunday. Both Rebello and Neethling capped the Garden Route Events stage race with their third stage victories to seal emphatic general classification wins. The third and final stage started in the heart of the Knysna ...

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Ride2Nowhere delivers once more

Written by Tiaan Pretorius. After spending most of 2015 in the sporting wilderness I decided to come out of hibernation and take on the Ride2Nowhere. With the lack of training over the past year we planned a short boys weekend but with a twist, we all entered for the event! The stronger half took on the long course while the ...

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Kleinhans, Reid clinch victory at FNB W2W MTB Race

Onrust (Western Cape) – Team RECM’s Erik Kleinhans and James Reid closed their racing season off on a high note on Sunday, 08 November 2015 by claiming gold at the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race. Although Stage Three saw Team RECM crossing the finish line in second place, a mere 59 seconds behind Gawie Combrinck ...

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Record field ready to tackle Fairview Dryland Traverse

Endurance runners are known for their ability to train hard, race hard and party hard. And that’s why the Fairview Dryland Traverse, a four-day trail-running stage race, which starts this week, has attracted a record field of 300. No other trail-running stage race has the complete appeal of the Fairview Dryland Traverse, which starts with an underground prologue stage in ...

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joBerg2c shows UK best of South African mountain biking

The Old Mutual joBerg2c stage race has teamed up with Game On Sports and Travel to help international mountain bikers discover and “Ride South Africa”. Organisers are preparing to share the highlights of SA’s favourite nine-day stage race with visitors to The Cycle Show in Birmingham, England, from September 24. Billed as the UK’s number one cycling exhibition, the four-day ...

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Berg and Bush riders to battle for R100K on Spioenkop

Riders in the Berg and Bush mountain bike stage race will have added incentive to outgun their rivals, as they battle for their share of a new R100 000 prize purse for the race up Spioenkop in November. The 1.5km charge up to the iconic Anglo-Boer War site in the Central Drakensberg is an optional extra “race within a race” ...

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Paddlers tackle 2015 dusi2c trails

Pietermaritzburg – An ever growing number of paddlers have opted to swap their canoes and paddles for mountain bikes ahead of this weekend’s BSi Steel dusi2c stage race from Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg to Durban’s Blue Lagoon. Amongst them, pedigree paddlers Mark Mulder, Roland Smith, Bianca Haw, Andrew Houston, Murray Haw, Damon Stamp, Tamika Haw, Owen Gandar, Martin Dreyer and ...

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Mixed category full of spice ahead of dusi2c

Pietermaritzburg – As riders converge from all corners of the country for the third edition BSi Steel dusi2c mountain bike stage race from Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg to Blue Lagoon in Durban through the Valley of a Thousand Hills, the popular event is rapidly assuming a character as a premium mixed racing team competition. With three strong mixed teams entered into ...

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Big five reserve mountain bike stage race roars back in 2015

After a hiatus, the Tour of Legends mountain bike stage race makes a return to the calendar in 2015. The three-day, three-stage event is based at the luxury Legends Golf and Safari resort in the Limpopo province, with virtually the entire race route held inside a big five game reserve. Advendurance, the company behind the organisation of this prestigious event, ...

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