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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
[JAN] Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen
Date: 18 January 2020 The 14th edition of the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen – SA’s toughest one-day MTB race – takes place in the heart of the Klein Karoo. The iconic event offers an extreme 121km route with 2900m of vertical ascent, with the Attakwas Half... 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
Savanna Origin of Trails MTB routes revealed
The 7th annual Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience is set to take the City of Oaks by storm from 30 November to 1 December and will treat mountain bikers to a 2-day experience like no other. Stage One overview Stage One will start in Die Laan (Stellenbosch) and... Read more
[DEC] 2019 Sabrina Love Ocean Challenge
Dates: 27-30 December 2019 This year, the Sabrina Ocean Love Challenge will take place in Plettenberg Bay over three days, across 11 events. Come and experience the magic and join participants in what promises to be loads of fun in the sun. Entrants can set up a Support-A-Star profile... 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
Nedbank Tour de Tuli Launches New 2019 Route
In June, organisers of the Nedbank Tour de Tuli officially launched the 2019 route of Africa’s most exciting mountain-bike event. The major announcement was that this year’s route will run in reverse compared to previous editions of the Tour. The reverse route will see participants in the 2019 Tour... Read more