Tag Archives: Winelands Encounter

Rebello, Joubert aim to consolidate partnership at Winelands

Riders during stage 1 of the 2017 Liberty Winelands Encounter from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek, 21 April 2017. Photo by Ewald Sadie

After a slightly disruptive start to their year, Dylan Rebello and Marco Joubert are looking forward to the challenge of the Liberty Winelands Encounter Series, starting on Friday.   The Imbuko-Momsen pair began their partnership this year, but their plans were somewhat derailed after the Attakwas Extreme MTB Challenge in January when Joubert broke a collarbone.   The next time ...

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Woolcock and Kruger increase Winelands lead

Riders during stage 2 of the 2017 Liberty Winelands Encounter from Franschhoek to Wellington, 22 April 2017. Photo by Ewald Sadie

Overnight leaders Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger produced another controlled performance to create a telling gap after the second stage of the Liberty Winelands Encounter in the Boland today. The BCX pair used their knowledge of the region – Woolcock is from Stellenbosch and Kruger from Paarl – to build a six-minute lead going into the final stage tomorrow. They ...

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Rio Olympian goes off-road for Winelands Encounter

Rio Olympian An-Li Kachelhoffer will try her hand at mountain biking when she takes part in the Liberty Winelands Encounter, in partnership with STANLIB, this weekend. Photo: Robert Ward

Former national road champion and Rio Olympian An-Li Kachelhoffer will change disciplines when she rides the three-day Liberty Winelands Encounter mountain bike race in the Boland from Friday. The Bestmed-ASG star will team up with Pieter Seyffert, who won the recent TransCape alongside Travis Walker, to form a formidable pairing in the mixed section. “I thought it would be good ...

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