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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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CHAMPAGNE FINALE TO THE FNB WINES2WHALES CHARDONNAY

CHAMPAGNE FINALE TO THE FNB WINES2WHALES CHARDONNAY

The final stage of the FNB Wines2Whales Chardonnay race concluded under clear blue skies, overlooking the azure waters of Walker Bay, at The Marine Hotel. Sunday, 28 October, was the concluding day of the elite women’s race in the 2018 FNB Wines2Whal ...

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10TH EDITION REMEMBERED FOR WEATHER ADVERSITY AND BIODIVERSITY

10TH EDITION REMEMBERED FOR WEATHER ADVERSITY AND BIODIVERSITY

Cyclists returned to the real world this week as the curtains of the 2018 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek presented by Biogen drew to a close. In a surreal seven-day experience, some 500 riders set off from the coastal trails of Mossel Bay into the ...

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MORATH, LILL EXTEND WINES2WHALES DOMINANCE

MORATH, LILL EXTEND WINES2WHALES DOMINANCE

The Summit pairing of Candice Lill and Adelheid Morath extended their FNB Wines2Whales Chardonnay race lead with a peak performance on Stage 2, around the Elgin Valley on Saturday 27 October. Behind them, for the second day in a row, the minor places ...

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LILL AND MORATH DOMINATE THE OPENING DAY OF FNB WINES2WHALES

LILL AND MORATH DOMINATE THE OPENING DAY OF FNB WINES2WHALES

The Summit pairing of Candice Lill and Adelheid Morath tore the women’s field asunder on the opening day of the FNB Wines2Whales Chardonnay event, on Friday 26 October 2018. The South African/German combination attacked from the gun, on the climb to ...

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CAPE PIONEER CHAMPIONS CROWNED AFTER CHANDELIER STAGE

CAPE PIONEER CHAMPIONS CROWNED AFTER CHANDELIER STAGE

The ‘Race with Soul’ Champions were crowned in front of the Queen’s Hotel in Oudtshoorn today. After six spectacular stages and 530 km’s in the saddle, Team Pyga Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes and Philip Buys stormed to victory at the 10th edition of th ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

What kind of gear is being used at the KAP Sani2c? With over 4000 participants, it’s one of the most significant South African mountain bike events. Having done our first TREAD Sani2c survey in 2017, we also have stats to compare to. Which are the mo ...

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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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