Saturday , 18 January 2020

TREAD Events

ICY TO HELL AND BACK

ICY TO HELL AND BACK

Gamkaskloof, or Die Hel, is renowned for extremely hot days. Though the mercury climbed past the 35-degree Celsius mark during the day on the first day, of the twenty fifth To Hell and Back mountain bike stage race, the prevailing memory of the 2019 ...

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CRANKCHAOS 2019: WE CAME, WE SAW, WE CRANKED!

CRANKCHAOS 2019: WE CAME, WE SAW, WE CRANKED!

On the 31st of October, CrankChaos riders and spectators from across Southern Africa descended on the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. The incomparable views you get when riding the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho. Photo Credit - Dom Barnardt CrankChaos is a ...

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SAVANAH ORIGIN OF TRAILS PROUD SUPPORT OF THE STELLENBOSCH TRAIL FUND

SAVANAH ORIGIN OF TRAILS PROUD SUPPORT OF THE STELLENBOSCH TRAIL FUND

The organizers of Stellenbosch’s “MTB Party of the year”, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience that will take place at the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 30 November 2019 and Sunday 01 December 2019, are proud to promote the building an ...

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NAD PRO MTB MAKE IT A PERFECT 3 FROM 3 AT FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ

NAD PRO MTB MAKE IT A PERFECT 3 FROM 3 AT FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ

NAD Pro MTB wrapped up the 2019 FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz title in fine style, by winning their third successive stage, on Sunday, 3 November. Stage 3, which started in Oak Valley and finished at the seaside in Onrus, saw Matt Beers and Wessel Botha cr ...

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NAD PRO MTB BLITZ STAGE 2 OF FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ

NAD PRO MTB BLITZ STAGE 2 OF FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ

Stage 2 of the FNB Wines2Whales is known as Play Day. There was no fun and games to be had for the riders who tried to hold Matt Beers’ wheel however, as he and Wessel Botha blitzed the trails of Oak Valley and Paul Cluver. The NAD Pro MTB pair claim ...

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FIRST-STAGE SPRINT SETS UP THRILLING FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ

FIRST-STAGE SPRINT SETS UP THRILLING FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ

The Shiraz race is the final event in the FNB Wines2Whales series. Following on the heels, or wheels rather, of the Chardonnay and Pinotage races, the Shiraz allows the elite men to revel in the media attention. It was not just the Elite Men who depa ...

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HOT COMPETITION FOR FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ TITLE

HOT COMPETITION FOR FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ TITLE

When the final race in the three-event 2019 FNB Wines2Whales series kicks off at Lourensford Wine Estate, on the 1st of November, eight teams start with a realistic shot at the title. As befitting of the final race in the South African calendar, the ...

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SPRINT FINISH DECIDES STAGE 2 of FNB W2W CHARDONNAY

SPRINT FINISH DECIDES STAGE 2 of FNB W2W CHARDONNAY

Stage 2 of the FNB Wines2Whales Chardonnay saw the general classification leaders of the Elite Women, Candice Lill and Adelheid Morath, outsprint Robyn de Groot and Amy McDougall; on Saturday, 26 October. Racing a circular loop of the famed Elgin tra ...

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BLITZ BIKERS DASH DOWN BERG & BUSH DESCENT

BLITZ BIKERS DASH DOWN BERG & BUSH DESCENT

The nine hundred-plus mountain bikers gathered at Windmill Farm on Sterkfontein Dam in the Free State with big smiles in anticipation of a great day out at the Grindrod Bank Berg & Bush Descent. The morning conditions were perfect, but a warm day ...

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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 Trans Baviaans Race, the first of two events, had to brave the roughest con ...

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