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ICONIC MTB CHALLENGE RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR

ICONIC MTB CHALLENGE RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR

Explore spectacular scenery along the Sabie River during the annual Vodacom Hippo Hollow MTB Challenge and trail run on 2 June. The event will be held at Elephant Whispers in Hazyview, on the doorstep of the Kruger National Park. This is the closest ...

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CHASERS LEFT WITH A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB AT JOBERG2C

CHASERS LEFT WITH A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB AT JOBERG2C

THE imposing Mount Paul proved the decisive feature of the third day of the Old Mutual joBerg2c on Sunday with both the men’s and the Amabokkebokkie Global Mixed Champs categories being decided in the shadow of the imposing mountain which overlooks t ...

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BEKKENK AND DREYER RACE TO 36ONE SUCCESS

BEKKENK AND DREYER RACE TO 36ONE SUCCESS

Ramses Bekkenk and Jeannie Dreyer rode to dominant victories at the 2018 36ONE MTB Challenge in Oudtshoorn on Saturday, the 21stof April. While Bekkenk started fast and missed out on the course record, Dreyer paced her race to perfection; finishing s ...

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MUNRO, STOCKWELL & McDOUGALL COMPLETE PERFECT GLACIER CRADLE TRAVERSE EXPERIENCES

MUNRO, STOCKWELL & McDOUGALL COMPLETE PERFECT GLACIER CRADLE TRAVERSE EXPERIENCES

The 2018 Glacier Cradle Traverse came to a close at Avianto Estate – in Muldersdrift, on Sunday the 8thof April – as Bryce Munro, Andrew Stockwell and Amy McDougall completed perfect clean sweeps of all three stages. Similarly Yolandi du Toit and Ben ...

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CRADLE TRAIL ADDITION OPENS OFFICIALLY ON 10 MARCH

CRADLE TRAIL ADDITION OPENS OFFICIALLY ON 10 MARCH

Gauteng mountain bikers can look forward to 10 March 2018 when the second and final part of the Cradle of Humankind mountain bike trail will be officially opened to the public. The Cradle of Humankind is a world heritage site, which limits the abilit ...

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HIPPO HOLLOW MTB CHALLENGE – THE NEW RACE NEAR KRUGER PARK

HIPPO HOLLOW MTB CHALLENGE – THE NEW RACE NEAR KRUGER PARK

  With a packed racing calendar full of choice, it takes a special kind of event to make an impact from the inaugural edition. The 2017 Vodacom Hippo Hollow MTB Challenge has set out to do just that, taking participants through some of the most ...

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NORTHERN DRAKENSBERG, ALPINE TRAVERSE

NORTHERN DRAKENSBERG, ALPINE TRAVERSE

The Northern Drakensberg is a four-hour drive from Johannesburg. It used to be almost an hour longer, but then a key piece of road, the R74 between Harrismith and Bergville was repaired in 2015 and now, it’s faster and more scenic. And well worth the ...

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GARDEN ROUTE TRAIL PARK – THE COMPLETE PACKAGE

GARDEN ROUTE TRAIL PARK – THE COMPLETE PACKAGE

The coordinates 33.9177° S, 22.8623° E will take you to the Garden Route Trail Park, quite possibly the most complete mountain biking venue in South Africa, if not the world. Quite a claim, yes, but here’s why…   No matter what type of mountain ...

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Rosemary Hill, Pretoria East

Rosemary Hill, Pretoria East

We estimate that 20–25% of South Africa’s mountain bikers live in Pretoria. That’s a big chunk of the market that needs places to ride bikes. For a while, Groenkloof Nature Reserve was the go-to trail-riding spot for Pretorians. But things have chang ...

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TREAD MTB EXPERIENCE AT BOSCHENDAL

TREAD MTB EXPERIENCE AT BOSCHENDAL

28-30 October 2016, Boschendal, Franschhoek TREAD and Boschendal have teamed up to offer an exclusive weekend mountain biking experience. Stay at Boschendal’s luxury cottages with the TREAD crew and enjoy some incredible riding in one of South Africa ...

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