Tag Archives: Cape Winelands

Maties dominate inaugural Varsity MTB Challenge

The University of Stellenbosch dominated both days of the first ever Varsity Sports MTB Challenge which was held on some of the most picturesque, but demanding trails in the Cape Winelands. In windy conditions over 49km of racing on Stage Two, largely on pristine singletrack, Maties consigned their university rivals to another day in the hurt box. In the approach ...

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Tour of Good Hope set for record field

A record field is expected for the new-look Bestmed Tour of Good Hope, which offers five days and 522 kilometres of the finest road cycling in the Cape Winelands from February 29. According to race director Wynand de Villiers of ASG Events, the response to the new cloverleaf racing format, with Paarl at its epicentre, has been overwhelming. “It’s three ...

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More riders at liberty to ride Cape Winelands race

Mountain bikers who thought they had missed their chance to ride South Africa’s most beautiful race, the Liberty Cape Winelands MTB Encounter, have another chance to enter thanks to an added investment from the title sponsor. Co-organiser Wynand de Villiers of ASG Events confirmed that Liberty had increased its commitment for the second edition of the three-stage race, which takes ...

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Paarl to host Tour of Good Hope

Paarl, in the heart of the Cape Winelands region of South Africa, has been announced as the official host city for the 2016 Bestmed Tour of Good Hope presented by Rudy Project. Situated 60km northeast of Cape Town, the seat of the City of Drakenstein will provide logistical and financial support for the five-day tour, which takes place from February ...

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