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STENERHAG AND RIEDER LOOK TO FORGE STRONG TEAM FOR ABSA CAPE EPIC

STENERHAG AND RIEDER LOOK TO FORGE STRONG TEAM FOR ABSA CAPE EPIC

Jennie Stenerhag is one of the most consistently underrated mountain bike stage racers active today. One gets the feeling that the multiple Swedish champion prefers it that way. In 2017 she flew under the radar all the way to Absa Cape Epic victory a ...

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THE DARK SIDE OF STELLENBOSCH

THE DARK SIDE OF STELLENBOSCH

How lucky are we? The world’s biggest, craziest dirt jump show/competition, DarkFest, happens right in our backyard! For the second year in succession, it’s going to be at Hellsend Dirt Compound at Vuurberg Farm near Stellenbosch on 7 and 8 February! ...

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FIVE-TIME WINNER TEAMS UP WITH OLYMPIC CHAMP

FIVE-TIME WINNER TEAMS UP WITH OLYMPIC CHAMP

Annika Langvad is already, statistically, the most successful pro rider in the history of the Absa Cape Epic. Her perfect five race wins have come from just five starts. Currently, she shares the top spot on the all-time victory list with Karl Platt ...

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GHOSTING INTO PODIUM CONTENTION

GHOSTING INTO PODIUM CONTENTION

Barbara Benkó is no stranger to South African mountain biking fans. The thirty-time Hungarian Champion – across road, cross country, cross country marathon and cyclocross – has been racing and training in South Africa during the European winter for a ...

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BEERS AND STENERHAG KICK-OFF 2020 IN (MUDDY) STYLE

BEERS AND STENERHAG KICK-OFF 2020 IN (MUDDY) STYLE

NAD Pro MTB’s Matt Beers and Fairtree Capital’s Jennie Stenerhag started the 2020 mountain biking season in the best possible way on Saturday, 18 January. The pair overcame formidable elite, men’s and women’s, fields to win the Momentum Health Attakw ...

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SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN – BIKE & GEAR PREFERENCES

SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN – BIKE & GEAR PREFERENCES

The third and final reveal part of our 2019 South African MTB Race Survey, presented by Garmin, focusses on bike and gear brands. Besides our recent SA Women’s MTB Survey, presented by Biogen there’s never been a survey like this in South Africa that ...

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DORMAKABA RED AND BLUE SET TO STRIKE IN THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

DORMAKABA RED AND BLUE SET TO STRIKE IN THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

Dormakaba is a name that will be familiar to many Absa Cape Epic fans. The team, which has donned red and blue for a number of years, has always arrived at the Absa Cape Epic with an impressive line-up; and 2020 is no different. The 2020 Absa Cape Ep ...

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TEAM FIRST MOVE UNVEILED

TEAM FIRST MOVE UNVEILED

Following formidable international careers racing at the highest level with Team Dimension Data for the past eight seasons, Jacques Janse van Rensburg and Jaco Venter have returned to South Africa but with no intention of taking the pressure off the ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMPIONS COMBINE TO FORM SUPER TEAM

SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMPIONS COMBINE TO FORM SUPER TEAM

Not since Yolande Speedy, in 2013, has a South African woman stood upon the top step of the Absa Cape Epic podium. In recent years, Robyn de Groot, Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill have had shots at the title, though all three came up short. Local fa ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLIST RANKED NO.1 IN THE WORLD

SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLIST RANKED NO.1 IN THE WORLD

The latest of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) (the world governing body of cycling) World Ranking, Capetonian and SACS student, 17-year-old Luke Moir is officially ranked as the number one Junior Boy in the World for the Cross Country Olympic ...

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