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ARE YOU READY FOR KAP SANI2C MAGIC?

ARE YOU READY FOR KAP SANI2C MAGIC?

We are heading into KAP sani2c season. The Trail version of this iconic 3 day stage race is from 14-16 May, the Adventure is 15-17 May (all entries sold out) and the Race is 16-18 May. We spoke to race founder “Farmer” Glen Haw about a few route addi ...

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RIDERS GEAR UP FOR GAUTENG’S PREMIER STAGE RACE

RIDERS GEAR UP FOR GAUTENG’S PREMIER STAGE RACE

More than 200 mountain bikers have rallied up for a three-day stage race – right in the heart of Gauteng. The third edition of the Glacier Cradle Traverse takes place from 5-7 April at Avianto Lifestyle Estate, Muldersdrift. With trails that are ofte ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN FLAVOUR ON THE PODIUM AT CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR MTB CHALLENGE 2019

SOUTH AFRICAN FLAVOUR ON THE PODIUM AT CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR MTB CHALLENGE 2019

(Stellenbosch, 2 March 2019) South Africa’s Alan Hatherly (Specialized) outsprinted training partner Matt Beers (NAD Pro Racing) to win his first Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge in a new record time of 02:09:05. Hatherly’s Specialized Factory Raci ...

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TANKWA QUEEN STAGE LOOMS LARGE AS LEADERS CONSOLIDATE

TANKWA QUEEN STAGE LOOMS LARGE AS LEADERS CONSOLIDATE

Today marked the second stage of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. With 83km to get through and 1800m of climbing to conquer, the nail-biting day of racing had the potential to lay a solid foundation for the stages to come. Brazil’ ...

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BLISTERING KOUE BOKKEVELD VICTORY

BLISTERING KOUE BOKKEVELD VICTORY

The world’s top mountain bikers have arrived in the Koue Bokkeveld for South Africa’s premier four day stage race, the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. The 2019 event was more eagerly anticipated than ever. A ground-breaking live stre ...

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BIG GUNS LOADED FOR TANKWA TREK SHOWDOWN

BIG GUNS LOADED FOR TANKWA TREK SHOWDOWN

The best mountain bikers in the world are about to descend on the Tankwa Karoo, and mountain bike fans will witness it live. The 2019 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen takes place from 7-10 February. With the second highest UCI status o ...

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SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 1 – YOU AND YOUR RIDING

SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 1 – YOU AND YOUR RIDING

For women, mountain biking can be both liberating and intimidating. It can also be both stimulating and frustrating. Based on our research, we estimate that women make up between 20-25% of the South African mountain bike market. Whether it’s a fifth ...

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HOMETOWN HEROES SHINE AT ATTAKWAS EXTREME

HOMETOWN HEROES SHINE AT ATTAKWAS EXTREME

Pyga Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes has been crowned Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen Champion for the second consecutive time. In the elite women’s category, 46-year old Yolande de Villiers (Team Altes Landhaus powered by Madmacs Ka ...

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INVESTEC-SONGO-SPECIALIZED OUT TO DEFEND THEIR ABSA CAPE EPIC TITLE

INVESTEC-SONGO-SPECIALIZED OUT TO DEFEND THEIR ABSA CAPE EPIC TITLE

Jaroslav Kulhavý and Howard Grotts return, with Simon Andreassen and Christoph Sauser, to defend their Absa Cape Epic title for Investec-songo-Specialized in 2019. The Czech Express, as Jaroslav Kulhavý is fondly known, is uniquely suited for the tri ...

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SA STAGE RACES – WHICH OFFER THE BEST VALUE?

SA STAGE RACES – WHICH OFFER THE BEST VALUE?

There’s been a decline in number of entries at mountain bike events over the past couple of years. It’s partly a sign of a maturing market, partly due to the depressed economy and partly due to the growth of mountain bike trails parks throughout the ...

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