Sunday , 15 September 2019

COME MOUNTAIN BIKING IN THE FRENCH ALPS, THEY SAID. HOW COULD WE REFUSE?

COME MOUNTAIN BIKING IN THE FRENCH ALPS, THEY SAID. HOW COULD WE REFUSE?

By Sean Badenhorst I’ve never seen myself as a person that would spend a holiday at a Club Med resort. My perception of Club Med is not too dissimilar from those old Peter Stuyves ...

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THREE SURE WAYS TO CONQUER THE FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

THREE SURE WAYS TO CONQUER THE FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

The fifth annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge will take place on 7 and 8 September 2019 at Boschendal in the Franschhoek Valley. The routes for the various distance events are incredib ...

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UNCLE FISH BEST SUITED TO DAMP TRANS BAVIAANS REPEAT

UNCLE FISH BEST SUITED TO DAMP TRANS BAVIAANS REPEAT

Gawie Combrinck and Gerrit de Vries, riding as the aptly named Uncle Fish team overcame damp conditions to win a very challenging Trans Baviaans Repeat; on Saturday, 17 August. Th ...

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DORMAKABA AND GALILEO RISK OVERCOME ROUGH TERRAIN TO WIN 2019 TRANS BAVIAANS

DORMAKABA AND GALILEO RISK OVERCOME ROUGH TERRAIN TO WIN 2019 TRANS BAVIAANS

The 2019 Trans Baviaans, which took place in the Eastern Cape on Saturday 10 August, was won by the dormakaba and Galileo Risk teams. They and their fellow competitors in the Tran ...

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NOW THIS IS A PROPER MOUNTAIN BIKE CHALLENGE!

NOW THIS IS A PROPER MOUNTAIN BIKE CHALLENGE!

Words by Sean Badenhorst Images by PC Photography and Black Tulip Visuals The lead bunch in the Extreme event early on Stage 1 Everyone has his or her own view of what proper moun ...

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SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 3 – YOUR GEAR AND BIKE PREFERENCES

SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 3 – YOUR GEAR AND BIKE PREFERENCES

For women, mountain biking can be both liberating and intimidating. It can also be both stimulating and frustrating. Are women well catered for in South Africa? Based on our resea ...

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FAMILY FUN A PRIORITY AT FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

FAMILY FUN A PRIORITY AT FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

Yes, turning the pedals on the scenic climbs and carving the crafted singletrack on the generous descents is cool and all. But what about your family? What are they doing while yo ...

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SOUTH AFRICA’S ‘RACE WITH SOUL’ RETURNS

SOUTH AFRICA’S ‘RACE WITH SOUL’ RETURNS

South Africa’s ‘Race with Soul’ is about to make a highly anticipated return to its pioneering roots… The Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek presented by Biogen has settled into a ...

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FNB WINES2WHALES PINOTAGE TO HOST E-BIKERS IN 2019 EDITION

FNB WINES2WHALES PINOTAGE TO HOST E-BIKERS IN 2019 EDITION

E-Bikes are the fastest growing sector in cycling but events have been slow to allow them into races due to a number of restrictions. Luckily the FNB Wines2Whales Pinotage event i ...

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SET YOUR SIGHTS NOW ON THE 5TH FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

SET YOUR SIGHTS NOW ON THE 5TH FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

Winter is undoubtedly here, but the Fedhealth MTB Challenge on 7 and 8 September 2019 is worth diarising because it’s become the Western Cape mountain bikers’ favourite way to wel ...

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