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TANKWA QUEEN STAGE LOOMS LARGE AS LEADERS CONSOLIDATE

TANKWA QUEEN STAGE LOOMS LARGE AS LEADERS CONSOLIDATE

Today marked the second stage of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. With 83km to get through and 1800m of climbing to conquer, the nail-biting day of racing had the potential to lay a solid foundation for the stages to come. Brazil’ ...

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BLISTERING KOUE BOKKEVELD VICTORY

BLISTERING KOUE BOKKEVELD VICTORY

The world’s top mountain bikers have arrived in the Koue Bokkeveld for South Africa’s premier four day stage race, the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. The 2019 event was more eagerly anticipated than ever. A ground-breaking live stre ...

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BIG GUNS LOADED FOR TANKWA TREK SHOWDOWN

BIG GUNS LOADED FOR TANKWA TREK SHOWDOWN

The best mountain bikers in the world are about to descend on the Tankwa Karoo, and mountain bike fans will witness it live. The 2019 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen takes place from 7-10 February. With the second highest UCI status o ...

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INVESTEC-SONGO-SPECIALIZED OUT TO DEFEND THEIR ABSA CAPE EPIC TITLE

INVESTEC-SONGO-SPECIALIZED OUT TO DEFEND THEIR ABSA CAPE EPIC TITLE

Jaroslav Kulhavý and Howard Grotts return, with Simon Andreassen and Christoph Sauser, to defend their Absa Cape Epic title for Investec-songo-Specialized in 2019. The Czech Express, as Jaroslav Kulhavý is fondly known, is uniquely suited for the tri ...

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SA STAGE RACES – WHICH OFFER THE BEST VALUE?

SA STAGE RACES – WHICH OFFER THE BEST VALUE?

There’s been a decline in number of entries at mountain bike events over the past couple of years. It’s partly a sign of a maturing market, partly due to the depressed economy and partly due to the growth of mountain bike trails parks throughout the ...

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‘RACE WITH SOUL’ REVEALS 2019 ROUTE

‘RACE WITH SOUL’ REVEALS 2019 ROUTE

South Africa’s ‘Race with Soul’ is about to make a return to its pioneering roots. The Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek presented by Biogen has settled into a comfortable rhythm over the last ten years, and was said to have put on its best edition y ...

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SPIRIT OF SOUTH AFRICA’S TOUGHEST EXTREME ONE-DAY MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

SPIRIT OF SOUTH AFRICA’S TOUGHEST EXTREME ONE-DAY MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

It takes a special group of cyclists to sign up for South Africa’s “toughest extreme one-day mountain bike race”, especially after the festive season. Yet year after year thousands line up for the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen, ...

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ORIGIN OF TRAILS CLOSES OFF ON A HIGH NOTE IN THE CITY OF OAKS

ORIGIN OF TRAILS CLOSES OFF ON A HIGH NOTE IN THE CITY OF OAKS

Stellenbosch was buzzing with excitement on Sunday, 25 November 2018 with eager mountain bikers and trail runners congregating at the Coetzenburg Sports Fields to either take part in Stage Two of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience or be part of the ...

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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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