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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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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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THE HEART OF THE GLACIER STORMS RIVER TRAVERSE

THE HEART OF THE GLACIER STORMS RIVER TRAVERSE

With three-stages through sections of the Tsitsikamma National Park and along the Storms River coastline, the event was every adventure-seekers utopia. Far above the thrill of traversing through South Africa’s renowned trails, the heart of the Glacie ...

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WHICH WILL YOUR SANI2C BE – TRAIL, ADVENTURE OR RACE?

WHICH WILL YOUR SANI2C BE – TRAIL, ADVENTURE OR RACE?

The KAP sani2c will be 15 years old in 2019, and while it is one of the oldest mountain bike stage races in South Africa, it has also become the largest, with around 4200 riders enjoying three days of flowing trails from Himeville in the southern Dra ...

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BIKES OF THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

BIKES OF THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

  The Absa Cape Epic is seen globally as the ultimate test in mountain bike stage racing. A combination of the world’s best racers, the potential for extreme weather conditions, rugged terrain and the high pressure that comes with a UCI HC race ...

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EXXARO SPECIAL JERSEY WINNERS BELGIUM BOUND

EXXARO SPECIAL JERSEY WINNERS BELGIUM BOUND

Lucky Mlangeni and Tshepo Tlou punched the air in joy after winning the Exxaro special jersey race at this year’s Absa Cape Epic. This month, as part of their prize, they head to the Bakala Academy in Belgium to have their mettle tested to the maximu ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is an eight-day race that challenges the rider completely – mentally, emotionally and physically. It’s also a test of ‘teammateship’, where empathy and support are required. And significantly, it’s also a test of bicycles and gear. ...

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