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BIKE SHOP BOYS WRAP UP BUCO DR EVIL CLASSIC IN STYLE

BIKE SHOP BOYS WRAP UP BUCO DR EVIL CLASSIC IN STYLE

The young local team of Aidan Connelly and Rogan Smart, racing in the colours of The Bike Shop/SCOTT/Strocam wrapped up the 2018 BUCO Dr Evil Classic in style on Saturday. The pair dominated the event, winning all three stages overall and in the men’ ...

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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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VISUALLY IMPAIRED PARALYMPIC HOPEFUL TO TAKE ON KAROO TO COAST MTB CHALLENGE

VISUALLY IMPAIRED PARALYMPIC HOPEFUL TO TAKE ON KAROO TO COAST MTB CHALLENGE

Paralympic triathlon hopeful Gavin Kilpatrick, along with his tandem mountain bike guide Francois Esterhuizen, will ride the challenging 100km Buco Lions Karoo to Coast Mountain Bike Challenge later this month. The event is celebrating its twentieth ...

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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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KAP SANI2C RIDERS STATS – THE 2018 REVEAL

KAP SANI2C RIDERS STATS – THE 2018 REVEAL

  It’s South Africa’s most popular mountain bike stage race. Actually, with over 4000 participants, it’s the biggest mountain bike stage race in the world. The KAP Sani2c was established in 2005 and has grown into an event that delivers a memora ...

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CHALLENGE ACCEPTED – 10 THINGS EVERY SANI2C NOVICE SHOULD KNOW

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED – 10 THINGS EVERY SANI2C NOVICE SHOULD KNOW

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED By Joanne Badenhorst When last did you do something that challenged you or scared you? Something that you never thought you were capable of? This is the story of a KAP sani2c novice that goes in underprepared and leaves overwhelmed ...

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ALAN HATHERLY CLAIMS FIRST U23 WORLD CUP WIN IN CANADA

ALAN HATHERLY CLAIMS FIRST U23 WORLD CUP WIN IN CANADA

On Sunday, 12 August in Mont Sainte-Anne, Canada Team Spur's Alan Hatherly controlled an explosive race in the U23 Men's category to win his first-ever UCI XCO World Cup. The result in Canada, on "one of the hardest tracks on the [World Cup] circuit" ...

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SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY

SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY

More and more South African women are discovering the challenges and rewards of mountain biking. By our estimations 20-25% of mountain bikers are female. But is the SA cycling industry catering sufficiently for up to a quarter of the market? We decid ...

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CARMEN BUCHACHER FOUND GUILTY OF ANIT-DOPING RULE VIOLATION

CARMEN BUCHACHER FOUND GUILTY OF ANIT-DOPING RULE VIOLATION

Cycling South Africa reports that Carmen Buchacher has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation of Article 2.1 and Article 2.2 of the SAIDS Anti-Doping Rules after an out-of-competition test conducted on 3 March 2018 confirmed the presence ...

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MUD AND GLORY AT SA XCM CHAMPS 2018

MUD AND GLORY AT SA XCM CHAMPS 2018

The magnificent valley of Grabouw needs no introduction. Mountain bikers travel from all over the country to add this renowned trail to their bucket list. Advendurance and race director Francois Theron made sure this year’s event is going to be momen ...

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