Sunday , 27 September 2020

 

TREAD Stage Races

DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

The Swiss Epic is must be the most scenic mountain bike stage race in the world. The 2020 edition defied the Covid-19 effect on sports events and recently took place under required restrictions. This unusual video was shot by former Downhill racer, C ...

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ANOTHER MAJOR STAGE RACE FALLS VICTIM TO COVID-19

ANOTHER MAJOR STAGE RACE FALLS VICTIM TO COVID-19

The 2020 FNB Wines2Whales mountain bike stage race has been cancelled. The decision was made known on Friday 28 August to entrants of the event, which was due to take place in three editions between 30 October and 8 November 2020. “Over recent weeks ...

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2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

The 2020 Absa Cape Epic was cancelled just 36 hours before it was due to start because of precautions relating to the Covid-19 virus. Over 1300 riders invested huge amounts of time, money and energy into preparing for the demanding eight-day race. A ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

You don’t spend months training for the Absa Cape Epic only to arrive at the start of the world’s most prestigious mountain bike stage race with inferior gear. Although the 2020 edition was cancelled, more than 90% of the participants completed the r ...

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LET’S RACE AGAIN! THESE MTB EVENTS ARE STILL GOING AHEAD IN 2020

LET’S RACE AGAIN! THESE MTB EVENTS ARE STILL GOING AHEAD IN 2020

Government restrictions in reaction to Covid-19 have seen a number of 2020 mountain bike events being cancelled or postponed. But hey, it’s only July! International cycle racing starts in Europe on 1 August. The South African Covid-19 peak is no doub ...

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EF PRO RACING’S ABSA CAPE EPIC 2020 VIDEO

EF PRO RACING’S ABSA CAPE EPIC 2020 VIDEO

The trip marked the first time in South Africa for our team, and we’re sure it won’t be the last. From the moment we landed in Cape Town, we felt a warm welcome. Lachlan Morton and Alex Howes spent the first couple of days in South Africa getting rea ...

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JOBERG2C NOT GOING AHEAD ON SCHEDULED DATES

JOBERG2C NOT GOING AHEAD ON SCHEDULED DATES

from Craig Wapnick, joberg2c organiser Due to the ongoing global Covid-19 (coronavirus) crisis and in light of president Cyril Ramaphosa’s declaration of South Africa’s ‘national state of disaster’ on Sunday evening, joberg2c will unfortunately not g ...

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2020 GLACIER CRADLE TRAVERSE POSTPONED TO OCTOBER DUE

2020 GLACIER CRADLE TRAVERSE POSTPONED TO OCTOBER DUE

Glacier by Sanlam and Dryland Event Management have taken the tough but necessary decision to postpone the 2020 Glacier Cradle Traverse. The three-day mountain bike stage race was set to take place from the 3 to 5 April 2020, at Avianto, in Muldersdr ...

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ORGANISERS OF KAP SANI2C ANNOUNCE NEW DATES IN DECEMBER

ORGANISERS OF KAP SANI2C ANNOUNCE NEW DATES IN DECEMBER

In the light of recent developments relating to the Coronavirus pandemic, the organisers of KAP sani2c, the three-day mountain bike stage race in KwaZulu-Natal due to be held from 12-16 May, have made the decision to postpone the event to December. T ...

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YOU CAN DO KAP SANI2C AS A SOLO RIDER IN 2020

YOU CAN DO KAP SANI2C AS A SOLO RIDER IN 2020

Due to popular demand, KAP sani2c organisers have made it possible for riders to enter a new solo category for the 2020 events, though this is only available for the Trail and the Race, as the Adventure entries have sold out. Photo Kelvin Trautman If ...

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