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[FEB] TRANSCAPE 2021
Date: 6-13 February 2021 Take a seven-day, seven-stage detour through mountain bike heaven along the old Cape Epic route from George to Franschhoek. Transcape offers seven unforgettable days of losing yourself in the most breathtaking scenery that the Western Cape has to offer and finding clarity, equilibrium and peace... Read more
Stillwater Sports and Magalies Monster part ways after a decade
After a decade of hosting the Magalies Monster MTB Classic, Stillwater Sports has announced that as of 2020 the events company will no longer be involved with this iconic one-day MTB race. “We’ve had ten wonderful years of hosting the Magalies Monster MTB Classic,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director... Read more
[APRIL] Jacaranda FM and Tracker’s Off the Beat ‘n Track
Date: Postponed until further notice Gauteng’s biggest family day of mountain biking and music returns to The Big Red Barn in Irene. The event is a day of fun in the sunny outdoors for the whole family, featuring routes for tiny tots, beginners, intermediate, advanced and competitive riders. Kids... Read more
[FEB] The MTB Challenge
Date: 29 February 2020 Formerly known as the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge, The MTB Challenge takes place at Old Bethlehem Farm in Kylemore, Stellenbosch. Now organised by the Pedal Power Association, this iconic event returns to where it all began on the beautiful routes of Banhoek Conservancy.... Read more
Pure grit: When simply getting to the start line is the biggest challenge
Patrick Liwonde, a gardener from Freimersheim, worked harder to get to his favourite race than he had worked to complete it. His dream had always been to compete in the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen and 2019 was the year he finally he did it. A dream... Read more
[FEB] The MTB Challenge
Date: 29 February 2020 The MTB Challenge hits the Cape Winelands on Saturday, 29 February 2020, offering riders options of a 15km, 30km or 60km race route through the Banhoek Conservancy, catering for all fitness and skill levels. The event, formerly known as the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB... Read more
Origin Of Trails MTB Experience heads to Blaauwklippen Wine Estate
Origin Of Trails MTB Experience entrants can look forward to riding the iconic trails on the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate, with the estate serving as the host venue for the 2019 event, which takes place on 30 November and 1 December. “We are excited to celebrate the Origin Of Trails... Read more
Cape Epic riders will have sock game on point with Falke as official technical sock sponsor
Renowned local sock brand, Falke – you can find certain products at Dis-Chem stores – has joined forces with the Absa Cape Epic as the official technical sock partner for the next 3 years. As the pinnacle of mountain bike stage racing, the Absa Cape Epic route takes riders... Read more
2020 Absa Cape Epic route revealed
The 2020 Absa Cape Epic, in partnership with Land Rover, will once again deliver a rugged and untamed route, covering 647km with 15,550m of climbing from Cape Town to Val de Vie. From the 15-22 March 2020, the Absa Cape Epic will provide 1,300 mountain bikers with their toughest... Read more
[NOV] Origin Of Trails MTB Experience
Date: 30 November 2019 The 7th annual Origin Of Trails MTB Experience takes place in Stellenbosch this November. The Origin Of Trails is an individual two-day MTB experience that reminds mountain bikers why they ride. Instead of racing, entrants are encouraged to savour the moment, take in the spectacular... Read more