Wednesday , 19 June 2019

TREAD Events

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 welcome spring. Now in its fifth year, the Fedhealth MTB Challenge will on ...

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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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‘RACE WITH SOUL’ REVEALS 2019 ROUTE

‘RACE WITH SOUL’ REVEALS 2019 ROUTE

South Africa’s ‘Race with Soul’ is about to make a return to its pioneering roots. The Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek presented by Biogen has settled into a comfortable rhythm over the last ten years, and was said to have put on its best edition y ...

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SPIRIT OF SOUTH AFRICA’S TOUGHEST EXTREME ONE-DAY MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

SPIRIT OF SOUTH AFRICA’S TOUGHEST EXTREME ONE-DAY MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

It takes a special group of cyclists to sign up for South Africa’s “toughest extreme one-day mountain bike race”, especially after the festive season. Yet year after year thousands line up for the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen, ...

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Beers and Botha take FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz title

Beers and Botha take FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz title

Matt Beers and Wessel Botha (NAD) won the FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz today after another drama-filled day of racing on a course that had to be rerouted overnight to avoid protests near Hermanus. The third and final stage ended in a sprint involving five ...

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HATHERLY/ANDREASSEN WIN “SUPERB” STAGE

HATHERLY/ANDREASSEN WIN “SUPERB” STAGE

For Under-23 cross country world champion Alan Hatherly the trail-laden Stage 2 of the FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz was “suberb … the highlight of the year”. And as an extra bonus he and Danish partner Simon Andreassen (Team Spur Specialized) won the 66km ...

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BEERS, BOTHA TAKE STAGE 1 ON DRAMATIC DAY ONE OF RACING

BEERS, BOTHA TAKE STAGE 1 ON DRAMATIC DAY ONE OF RACING

A day of incident-filled racing ended with South African duo Matt Beers and Wessel Botha (Team NAD) overcoming two punctures to finish Stage 1 of the FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz with a healthy lead of nearly three minutes. Beers and his 19-year-old partn ...

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BIKE STATS OF THE 2018 KAP SANI2C

BIKE STATS OF THE 2018 KAP SANI2C

While mountain biking has become hugely popular, there remains limited data on one of South Africa’s most popular forms of sport/exercise. It’s been an objective of ours to change this through regular TREAD surveys. Here are stats and analysis with s ...

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5 ASPECTS OF THE BUCO DR EVIL CLASSIC THAT SET IT APART FROM THE REST

5 ASPECTS OF THE BUCO DR EVIL CLASSIC THAT SET IT APART FROM THE REST

The Buco Dr Evil Classic 3 Day Stage Race will be 8 years old in 2019, and has become the best reason to head to the Garden Route on the Heritage day weekend. Next year’s dates are Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st September, with Heritage Day falling o ...

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