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AVIS welcomed as car rental partner of FNB W2W MTB Events

The organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are proud to welcome AVIS as the official car rental partner of the 2017 event.

Cape Town – The organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are proud to welcome AVIS as the official car rental partner of the 2017 event. “We are excited to welcome AVIS Rent a Car as a partner of the FNB W2W MTB Events,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “Celebrating its 9th anniversary in ...

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DHL makes light work of logistics at FNB W2W MTB Events

Riders in action on route at the 2016 FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Events in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 9th anniversary in 2017, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will also celebrate DHL’s 9th year as the event’s valued logistics partner. “We are proud to have DHL as our logistics partner for 9 years running,” says Michael Meyer, FNB W2W MTB Director. “The FNB W2W has come a long way since the inaugural event in ...

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FNB Wines 2 Whales Adventure 2016

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EnduroHub’s Jenny’s W2W Adventure race report: My first Wines 2 Whales and my first mtb stage race. What an awesome event. A definite bucket list race for anyone who has a love for 2 wheels. 3 days of 65km – 70km of pristine, well manicured trails that takes you from Lourensford to Onrus. With more scars on my knees than ...

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Sauser, Gaze claim Stage One of FNB W2W MTB Race

An uneasy calmness befell Lourensford Wine Estate today (Friday, 11 November 2016) when SA’s elite mountain bikers gathered amongst a strong continent of International elite riders at the start of the 8th edition of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three-Day Stage Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  Team Investec-Songo-Specialized’s Christoph Sauser (Switzerland) together with event newcomer Sam Gaze (New Zealand) threw down the gauntlet in the early stages and claimed the Stage One victory in an impressive 02 hours 49 minutes 04 seconds.  Seen here (from left to right):  Christoph Sauser (Switzerland) and Sam Gaze (New Zealand) of Team Investec-Songo-Specialized in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

An uneasy calmness befell Lourensford Wine Estate today (Friday, 11 November 2016) when SA’s elite mountain bikers gathered amongst a strong continent of International elite riders at the start of the 8th edition of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three-Day Stage Mountain Bike (MTB) Race. No stranger to W2W, Team Investec-Songo-Specialized’s Christoph Sauser (Switzerland) together with event newcomer Sam Gaze (New ...

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Play Day continues to impress at FNB W2W MTB Ride

Affectionately known as “Play Day”, Stage Two of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride started and finished at Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw) on Tuesday, 08 November 2016.  Seen here:  Mountain bikers in action during Stage Two of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Affectionately known as “Play Day”, Stage Two of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride started and finished at Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw) on Tuesday, 08 November 2016. Consisting of a fun-filled 64km route (with 1400m ascent), Stage Two treated mountain bikers to some of W2W’s most iconic sections including: the Paul Cluver Amphi Bike Park with well-known ...

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Riders treated to spectacular trails and views at FNB W2W MTB Ride Stage One

Near-perfect weather conditions greeted 1268 mountain bikers (634 teams) at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate on Monday, 07 November 2016 where they lined up for the start of the much anticipated FNB Wines2Whales (W2W)
Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride.  Seen here:  Mountain bikers in action during Stage One of the FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Ride.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Near-perfect weather conditions greeted 1268 mountain bikers (634 teams) at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate on Monday, 07 November 2016 where they lined up for the start of the much anticipated FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride. The first of two destination stages, Stage One saw riders having to complete a 68km MTB route (with 1420m ascent) from Lourensford ...

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adidas SA welcomed as off-bike apparel partner of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events

The organizers of the Cape’s renowned three-day stage mountain bike race, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, are excited to welcome sporting goods and apparel manufacturer, adidas SA as the event’s official off-bike apparel partner.  Seen here:  Michael Creedon in action during the 2015 FNB W2W MTB Adventure.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

The organizers of the Cape’s renowned three-day stage mountain bike race, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, are excited to welcome sporting goods and apparel manufacturer, adidas SA as the event’s official off-bike apparel partner. “It is great to have one of the world’s major sporting brands support the FNB W2W MTB Events,” says Michael Meyer, FNB W2W ...

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FNB W2W MTB Ride stage one inspires fast paced riding

Following in the tyre tracks of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure, 1300 mountain bikers (650 teams of two) gathered at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Monday, 02 November 2015 to share in the excitement by taking part in the FNB W2W MTB Ride.  Seen here:  Riders in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Cape Town – Following in the tyre tracks of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure, 1300 mountain bikers (650 teams of two) gathered at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Monday, 02 November 2015 to share in the excitement by taking part in the FNB W2W MTB Ride. Stage One saw riders having to complete a 72km route that ...

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FNB W2W Adventure riders welcome stage two play day

Stage Two of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Adventure was met with much excitement on Saturday, 31 October 2015.  Seen here:  Simone Rhoda Van Aardt of Team Tailormade Properties Craft Racing in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Cape Town – Stage Two of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Adventure was met with much excitement on Saturday, 31 October 2015. Starting and finishing at the picturesque Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw), Stage Two has affectionately been dubbed ‘Play Day’. A single track haven, the route included the exhilarating Paul Cluver Bike Park and single tracks as well ...

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FNB W2W routes a mountain bikers dream

Seen here:  Mountain bikers in action during the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Cape Town – The FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will kick off at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Friday, 30 October 2015 with the FNB W2W MTB Adventure. Currently in its 7th year, entrants can look forward to a mountain bike experience like no other. According to Johan Kriegler, FNB W2W MTB Director, the Cape Trails ...

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