One lucky mountain biker will take home a magnificent Specialized Epic Comp Mountain Bike to the value of R40 000 after completing the BUCO Origin Of Trails Two-Day MTB Stage Race on Saturday, 25 November 2017 and Sunday, 26 November 2017.

According to Johan Badenhorst, Marketing Manager of Specialized Bicycles Africa, the BUCO Origin Of Trails is the perfect way to wind down a busy year of riding. “We are proud to be the official bicycle partner of this prestigious event. The format of the race ensures that every rider has a massive amount of fun while enjoying some of the greatest trails that the Western Cape has to offer.”

“Being able to support local events is very important to us,” continues Badenhorst. “Through this partnership we’re also able to support the building of trails in our backyard which is Stellenbosch. The event also provides us with the perfect opportunity to connect with friends and consumers in a unique way. Our entire team will be at the event. It has been a talking point in the office over the last few months. Everyone is excited. Riders are welcome to hang out with our crew in the Specialized Chill Lounge and browse some of our latest products. We are #stoked2ridewithyou.”

A sample image of the Specialized Epic Comp up for grabs.


To stand a chance to take home the Specialized Epic Comp Mountain Bike, 2017 BUCO Origin Of Trails riders need to: Collect a lucky draw ticket from the Specialized stand in the festival village. Please note, this competition is only open to the 2017 BUCO Origin Of Trails entrants. The lucky draw will take place during Prize Giving on Sunday. The winner needs to be present to collect his/her prize.


The BUCO Origin Of Trails highlights the beauty and splendor of the City Of Oaks. An individual two day stage mountain bike race, mountain bikers can look forward to experiencing a vast network of world class trails. Entrants will be granted the “once a year” opportunity to experience a spectacular combination of single-tracks in the pristine setting of the majestic Stellenbosch Winelands.

STAGE ONE:   Saturday, 25 November 2017    

Distance: +-55km or +-28km
Start & Finish: Coetzenburg Soccer Field (Stellenbosch)
Start Time: 07:00 in seeded batch starts, starting with +- 55km race


STAGE TWO: Sunday, 26 November 2017 

Distance: +-58km or +-29km
Start & Finish: Coetzenburg Soccer Field (Stellenbosch)
Start Time: 07:00 in seeded batch starts, starting with +- 58km race

Riders can look forward to sharing their race stories while enjoying an ice cold Becks Blue ‘guilt free’ in the finish area.



Option 1: Long (+-55km and +-58km) R1050.00
Option 2: Medium (+-55km and +-29km) R950.00
Option 3: Short (+-28km and +-29km) R850.00

The first 1200 entrants will receive an Under Armour Garment. Entry fee includes: Breakfast at the ProNutro Breakfast Zone (Sat & Sun), a light lunch (Sat & Sun), Wine Tastings at Registration and at a Water Point, lucky draw prizes and Live Entertainment. 

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For more information or to enter the BUCO Origin Of Trails please contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045, email or visit



Source: Newsport Media