Tag Archives: MTB Challenge

Variety on offer at Silverstar MTB Challenge

Floating bridges, single-track and a few technical challenges lie in wait for riders when the Land Rover West Rand Silverstar MTB Challenge takes place on September 10. With races covering distances of 20km and 40km, there will be something for everyone and route director Darren Herbst, of ASG Events, believed competitors could look forward to “some really cool features”. Herbst ...

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Kleinhans, De Groot crowned Fedhealth MTB Challenge champions

Durbanville (Cape Town) – Erik Kleinhans and Robyn De Groot claimed gold at the inaugural 60km Fedhealth MTB Challenge at the picturesque Meerendal Wine Estate on Sunday, 06 September 2015 in respective times of 02 hours 36 minutes 41 seconds and 03 hours 35 seconds. “Winning close to home is always great,” said Kleinhans. “I was excited when I heard ...

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Isuzu MTB Festival Cape Town kicks off with a bang

Durbanville (Cape Town) – The inaugural ISUZU MTB Festival Cape Town kicked off at the picturesque Meerendal Wine Estate on Saturday, 05 September 2015. Day one of the festival included a bouquet of exciting events including a YBIKE Kiddies Trail Event, an ISUZU 3km Team Relay, Off-Road Academy Experience , MTB Skills Coaching Session and three Fedhealth Kids MTB Events ...

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Uys aces Silverstar mountain bike race

South African sub-veteran marathon champion Henry Uys mastered the wet and slippery riding conditions atop the Krugersdorp Ridge to claim the victory in the Pennypinchers Silverstar MTB Challenge, presented by ASG, on Saturday. Uys, who rides in the colours of Complete Cyclist, kept his nerve on the three-kilometre finishing descent to take the 40km win in a time of 1:46:41. ...

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Reid & Du Toit rule the Eston 2015 roost

Eston – In what turned out to be one of the most competitive fields in years the 2015 Illovo Eston MTB Challenge saw two new champions crowned as recent national cross country champions James Reid and Junior women’s champion Frankie du Toit proved too strong for their respective fields on Sunday. Reid, who has won the 40km half marathon at ...

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Die Burger MTB Challenge

  A cold start to a mid winter event is what we signed up for… With great excitement 250 riders lined up for the start of the 75km invitation event. The start of the race was very well planned with nice open climbs along the the foot of the popular Coetzenburg mountain to split the fields up and giving the hot ...

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Davids late entry to ruffle some Eston feathers

Eston – Some chilly yet clear conditions are expected in Eston this weekend for the much anticipated 2015 Illovo Eston MTB Challenge and a last-minute entry from Brendon Davids has thrown the men’s race wide open as he looks to claim his maiden title at the event when he heads off on the 60km Illovo Marathon on Sunday, 2 August. ...

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Eston MTB Challenge vital to club and community alike

Eston – The 2015 Illovo Eston MTB Challenge that takes place this Sunday, 2 August, will not only afford riders another golden opportunity to enjoy the pristine trails and spectacular scenery of the region but the day of outdoor adventure also serves as a vital financial contributor to the Eston Club, Eston Primary School and the surrounding community. “The Illovo ...

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Eston ready for popular annual MTB showcase

Eston – Participants of this year’s Illovo Eston MTB Challenge are in for yet another dose of fast, free flowing action as the event’s course designers look to include a few fresh additions to last year’s hugely popular routes ahead of another memorable day of mountain biking adventure on Sunday 2 August. The Eston Club is once again set to ...

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