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Apologies that this has been a long time coming, but yeesh…it seemed like our finals race at the World Champs simply extended into a mad panic to pack the bikes up straight away, a fast-paced party evening, and then three solid days of travel from A...
Jimmy Redman was racing Cross Country in the men’s 50 – 54 category on Tuesday (I stand to be corrected on that), and since we finished practice at 3pm that day we were able to go up and support him as his race only started at 5pm. It was an excell...
You know, I thought when we entered a World Championship race that it would involve conquering physical obstacles, keeping calm and riding smooth to get a good time. I have discovered, however, that there is another element to World Champs racing an...
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DREYER BACK FOR MORE SAPPI KARKLOOF ADVENTURE

Howick - Two-time 60km Sappi Karkloof Marathon winner, Jeannie Dreyer is looking forward to enjoying the region's renowned trails as well as the chance to challenge for a rare third race crown when the 2016 Sappi Karkloof Classic Trail Festival takes place at the Karkloof Country Club on 4 and 5 June. Read More...

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SA TEAM SELECTION FOR XCO MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPS

Cycling South Africa's Mountain Bike Commission announced on 23 May 2016 that the following riders have been selected to represent South Africa at the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike Cross-Country World Championships at Nové Mēsto na Moravē, Czech Republic, from 29 June to 3 July. Read More...

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Discovering South Africa Over 900km with Sonya Looney - Pinkbike

I was only 25 minutes into an arduous 900km, 9 day stage race across South Africa called the Joberg2c. Sure, it was a race with number plates and lycra-clad racing snakes (myself included racing the Mixed Team category with Yuki ). Read More...

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Rainmaker Solutions Raise Over R700 000 for songo.info - Fullsus

Daily life for Rainmaker Solutions CEO, Jan Joubert in London is far removed from the dusty streets of Kaymandi, but that doesn't prevent him from doing all he can to help raise much needed funds for songo.info. While spearheading a recent charity drive in the UK Jan managed to raise £33 000, which when converted to... Read More...

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DE GROOT, SEYFFERT CLINCH FNB MAGALIES MONSTER VICTORIES

Pieter Seyffert and Robyn De Groot's FNB Magalies Monster victories at the ATKV in Buffelspoort on Saturday, 21 May 2016 did not come without its fair share of challenges. Seyffert completed the 70km event in an impressive time of 03 hours 26 minutes 31 seconds. "The route was very challenging," says a delighted Seyffert. Read More...

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BIG FIVE GAME RESERVE VENUE FOR INAUGURAL EVOX TOUR DE FEMME

The inaugural Evox Tour de Femme, a ladies-only multi-day mountain bike experience, will take place from 5-8 August 2016 at the Gondwana Game Reserve in the Garden Route region of South Africa's Western Cape province. Read More...

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GAUTENG SET FOR ANOTHER GREAT SCHOOLS MOUNTAIN BIKING SEASON

With more than 500 schools expected to compete nationally in the 2016 Spur High Schools Mountain Bike League, Gauteng based schools will give it their all from the outset to secure their spot for the national final in October. Read More...

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Sappi Karkloof kick starts Jessop's marathon season

Howick - Fast emerging dual mountain biking star Julian Jessop will look to kick start his 2016 marathon season with a strong showing at Sunday, 5 June's 60km Sappi Karkloof Marathon, the feature race of the 2016 Sappi Karkloof Classic Trail Festival, having spent much of the first half of the year focusing on the cross country circuit. Read More...

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From Johannesburg to the Sea | BIKE Magazine

My idea of what's acceptable behavior while racing is different than my son's. He's an 18-year-old racing snake, and I'm an old crock. But Josh doubled back and waited, almost patiently, as I framed and reframed an iPhone shot of a dramatic yellow, red and orange flower (a Lantana Camara, my botany app informed me). Read More...

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KZN Midlands ready to host fourth DHI National Cup - Fullsus

18 May 2016 - The KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is all set to host the third round of the 2016 KZNMTB Provincial Downhill Series - presented by Greg Minnaar Cycles, on Sunday 22 May, which doubles as the fourth round of the 2016 SA National DHI Cup Series. Read More...

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Sublime trails beckon final KZNMTB Downhill and Enduro Series competitors - Fullsus

18 May 2016 - The sublime trail network and heavenly singletracks that are synonymous with mountain biking in the Howick and Karkloof areas will play host to the third rounds of the 2016 KZNMTB Provincial Enduro and Downhill Series - presented by Greg Minnaar Cycles, on Saturday 21 May and Sunday 22 May respectively. Read More...

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BSi Steel dusi2c retains 'no frills' charm - Fullsus

Pietermaritzburg - As the BSi Steel dusi2c continues to attract mountain bikers from around South Africa, 'Farmer Glen' Haw is determined to see the race maintain its low-key, adventure orientated charm when the two day event takes place from Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg to Blue Lagoon in Durban from 11-12 June 2016. Read More...

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SQUIRTLUBE'S RIDER HOUSE PROGRAM CONTINUES IN 2016

Continuing where we left off last year, Squirtlube is extending its Rider House program in 2016. The accommodation program has always had a long term vision and in line with that ideal as well as the success of the program last year, we feel justified and obligated to continue with it. Read More...

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SOUTH AFRICA'S OLDEST CYCLE SHOP CELEBRATES ITS 84TH YEAR BY STOCKING FRENCH BRAND, LAPIERRE BIKES - Fullsus

PIETERMARITZBURG, KWAZULU-NATAL, 17 MAY 2016 - Jowetts Cycles, based in Pietermaritzburg, is celebrating its 84th year in the cycling trade this year. It is South Africa's oldest and arguably the most well-known cycling shop in KwaZulu-Natal. How does the oldest cycle brand celebrate this auspicious occasion? Read More...

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Gravel Travel - behind the scenes

More than 500 mountain bikers took part in the 8 th edition of Gravel Travel - one of Wellington's most famous (or infamous) races. With a very wet and muddy track record, and a difficult route history to boot, Pieter van Wyk (Gravel Travel owner and route director) decided to make a few tweaks to the routes in 2016. Read More...

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DE GROOT READY FOR ROUND TWO AT THE FNB MAGALIES MONSTER

Reigning women's champion Robyn De Groot has set her sights on a problem free day on the bike and hopefully a second victory at the 2016 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic that will take place at the ATKV in Buffelspoort this coming Saturday, 21 May 2016. Read More...

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THE VERY BEST OF THE GARDEN ROUTE, DR EVIL CLASSIC ROUTES REVEALED

The 2016 Pennypichers Dr Evil Classic will feature the best mountain-biking the Garden Route has to offer. This year will be something of a coming-of-age for the event. Now five-years-old, the three-day stage race, which takes place from 15-17 September will feature a number of new innovations, chief of which is having a different start/finish village for each of the three days. Read More...

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ROBYN DE GROOT TO REPRESENT SOUTH AFRICA AT MTB MARATHON WORLD CHAMPS

On 11 May 2016 Cycling South Africa's Mountain Bike Commission annouced that the following rider has been selected to represent South Africa at the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships in Laissac, France, on 25-26 June. Robyn de Groot has been selected in line with the 2016 CSA-MTB Selection Criteria. Read More...

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Lill and Woolcock repeat 2015 success with storming KAP sani2c first stage - Fullsus

MacKenzie Club, Ixopo - The 2016 KAP sani2c's Race event got off to a blistering start on Thursday as one of the best mountain biking fields assembled in years were blown away by defending champions Darren Lill and Waylon Woolcock who took line honours whilst it was the expectant Robyn de Groot and Jennie Stenerhag... Read More...

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THE HOLLARD JOZI URBAN MTB ADVENTURE GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR FIRST MTB RACE DONE AND DUSTED - Fullsus

Show first time racers and fun riders what mountain biking is all about? CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! Are you ready to take your fun rides to the next level and do your first mountain bike race? We've got you covered, here is the Hollard JUMA guide to riding your first race like a pro. Read More...