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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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GLACIER BY SANLAM REINVESTS IN MOUNTAIN BIKING

GLACIER BY SANLAM REINVESTS IN MOUNTAIN BIKING

Glacier by Sanlam is pleased to announce its continued commitment to sponsoring mountain biking, together with Dryland Event Management, until 2020. As title sponsor of the highly successful Glacier Cradle Traverse and Glacier Storms River Traverse s ...

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BOYES AND TUNSTEAD VICTORIOUS AT THE 2018 KAROO TO COAST

BOYES AND TUNSTEAD VICTORIOUS AT THE 2018 KAROO TO COAST

The 2018 BUCO Karoo to Coast was won by Craig Boyes and Pauline Tunstead in remarkably different fashions, on Sunday the 23rdof September. Boyes held off his breakaway companions in a sprint for the line, while Tunstead slowly ground down the women’s ...

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COUNTDOWN TO FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE BEGINS

COUNTDOWN TO FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE BEGINS

Boschendal Farm Estate is primed to host the 4thannual Fedhealth MTB Challenge this coming weekend (Saturday, 15 and Sunday, 16 September 2018). The weekend’s action will kick off with the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events on Saturday.  Catering for ages 0 – ...

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