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HISTORIC RIDING ALONG TRANSCAPE MTB ROUTE

HISTORIC RIDING ALONG TRANSCAPE MTB ROUTE

Starting in the Garden Route town of Knysna to Franschoek in the Cape Winelands, the route for 2018 TransCape, driven by Volvo from 4-10 February, includes some of the oldest towns in South Africa as well as 9 historic mountain passes, 12 historic br ...

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CAPE TRAILS W2W ROUTE BUILDERS BROADEN THEIR HORIZONS

CAPE TRAILS W2W ROUTE BUILDERS BROADEN THEIR HORIZONS

Cape Trails, the famous route builders of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are further expanding their skill set by attending a two week bike mechanic training programme hosted by the Bicycle Empowerment Network (BEN). An SMME wi ...

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BEUKES, LILL DOMINANT WINNERS AT TRAILSEEKER BOSMAN

BEUKES, LILL DOMINANT WINNERS AT TRAILSEEKER BOSMAN

Matthys Beukes and Candice Lill won the men and women’s marathons respectively at Round 3 of the Nissan TrailSeeker Mountain Bike Series at Bosman Family Vineyard, Wellington on Saturday.   Both riders were dominant in their respective categories, wi ...

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LUCKY 13 FOR TEAM SPUR’S HATHERLY AT MONT SAINTE ANNE

LUCKY 13 FOR TEAM SPUR’S HATHERLY AT MONT SAINTE ANNE

Visa delays saw Team Spur's Alan Hatherly arrive in Mont Sainte-Anne, Canada only 15 hours before the start of the Men’s U23 race at the UCI XCO World Cup Round 5 on Sunday, 6 August. Battling jet lag and having briefly walked some sections of the co ...

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CROSS COUNTRY WORLD CUP TITLES SECURED AT MONT SAINTE ANNE

CROSS COUNTRY WORLD CUP TITLES SECURED AT MONT SAINTE ANNE

Nino Schurter and Yana Belomoina both continued their dominant seasons in Canada to wrap up the UCI World Cup overall titles with one round to spare. Schurter has been in a league of his own all year and a fifth race win in a row comfortably sealed h ...

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DOWNHILL WORLD CUP MONT SAINTE ANNE “IT WILL RAIN”

DOWNHILL WORLD CUP MONT SAINTE ANNE “IT WILL RAIN”

The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup circuit’s oldest track served up yet another classic in Mont Sainte-Anne. In the 27th running of the iconic round at one of the most brutal tracks on earth Great Britain’s Tahnée Seagrave and America’s Aaron Gwin came ...

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BEUKES MOVES AHEAD AFTER WINNING BRUISING VAN GAALEN BATTLE

BEUKES MOVES AHEAD AFTER WINNING BRUISING VAN GAALEN BATTLE

Almost a year after a serious crash forced him out of the sport for three months, Matthys Beukes (Pyga Eurosteel) confirmed he’s back to his best when he won Round 5 of the 2017 Ashburton Investments National Mountain Bike Series at Van Gaalen, North ...

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LILL OUSTS SANDERS AT VAN GAALEN NAIL-BITER

LILL OUSTS SANDERS AT VAN GAALEN NAIL-BITER

Candice Lill confirmed her superiority when racing at Van Gaalen, when she won a nail-biter of a marathon to claim the Elite women’s title at Round 5 of the Ashburton Investments National Mountain Bike Series at the weekend.   Lill (dormakaba) clocke ...

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INDUSTRY: WHY KTM BIKES ARE SET FOR SOUTH AFRICAN SUCCESS

INDUSTRY: WHY KTM BIKES ARE SET FOR SOUTH AFRICAN SUCCESS

  Quickly; name five mountain bike brands you can buy in South Africa? Bet you didn’t have KTM among those. Although it’s been available in the country for a few years, KTM is not a brand that most immediately think of. Yet. But the Austrian bra ...

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SA CHAMPS TITLES ON THE GAME AHEAD OF WORLD CHAMPS

SA CHAMPS TITLES ON THE GAME AHEAD OF WORLD CHAMPS

With just over a month ahead of the World MTB Championships in Cairns, Australia, the 2017 SA National MTB Championships took place at Mankele MTB Park for both cross-country and downhill events on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July. Team Spur’s Alan Hat ...

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