Wednesday , 29 January 2020

TREAD Stage Races

STENERHAG AND RIEDER LOOK TO FORGE STRONG TEAM FOR ABSA CAPE EPIC

STENERHAG AND RIEDER LOOK TO FORGE STRONG TEAM FOR ABSA CAPE EPIC

Jennie Stenerhag is one of the most consistently underrated mountain bike stage racers active today. One gets the feeling that the multiple Swedish champion prefers it that way. In 2017 she flew under the radar all the way to Absa Cape Epic victory a ...

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FIVE-TIME WINNER TEAMS UP WITH OLYMPIC CHAMP

FIVE-TIME WINNER TEAMS UP WITH OLYMPIC CHAMP

Annika Langvad is already, statistically, the most successful pro rider in the history of the Absa Cape Epic. Her perfect five race wins have come from just five starts. Currently, she shares the top spot on the all-time victory list with Karl Platt ...

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GHOSTING INTO PODIUM CONTENTION

GHOSTING INTO PODIUM CONTENTION

Barbara Benkó is no stranger to South African mountain biking fans. The thirty-time Hungarian Champion – across road, cross country, cross country marathon and cyclocross – has been racing and training in South Africa during the European winter for a ...

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DORMAKABA RED AND BLUE SET TO STRIKE IN THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

DORMAKABA RED AND BLUE SET TO STRIKE IN THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

Dormakaba is a name that will be familiar to many Absa Cape Epic fans. The team, which has donned red and blue for a number of years, has always arrived at the Absa Cape Epic with an impressive line-up; and 2020 is no different. The 2020 Absa Cape Ep ...

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TEAM FIRST MOVE UNVEILED

TEAM FIRST MOVE UNVEILED

Following formidable international careers racing at the highest level with Team Dimension Data for the past eight seasons, Jacques Janse van Rensburg and Jaco Venter have returned to South Africa but with no intention of taking the pressure off the ...

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ATTAKWAS EXTREME: THE SEASON STARTS HERE

ATTAKWAS EXTREME: THE SEASON STARTS HERE

The South African mountain biking season starts on Saturday, 18 January, with the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen. Known as the Hell of the South, it is a 121-kilometre-long traverse of the Klein Karoo, fabled Attakwaskloof and t ...

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CANNONDALE FACTORY RACING RETURNS TO THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

CANNONDALE FACTORY RACING RETURNS TO THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

In 2016 they finished fourth. In 2017 they finished fifth. In 2018 they stepped onto the podium, finishing third. In 2019 they went one better, earning the silver medal. The question for the 2020 Absa Cape Epic is if Cannondale Factory Racing can add ...

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THESE ARE SA’S FAVOURITE MTB RACES

THESE ARE SA’S FAVOURITE MTB RACES

With our 2019 SA MTB Race Survey, presented by Garmin, we set about establishing some data on preferences of South African mountain bikers that participate in races. Racing has always formed the foundation of the sport in this country, although many ...

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THE RESULTS ARE IN! 2019 SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN

THE RESULTS ARE IN! 2019 SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN

There’s limited data available on the South African mountain bike market. Steadily, over the past few years, TREAD has helped give some insight and perspective with a series of surveys. In this the first SA MTB Race Survey, presented by Garmin, we re ...

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