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Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience 2020 moves to Autumn 2021
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, event organisers Stillwater Sports have announced that the 2020 Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience has moved to Autumn 2021. SA’s MTB ‘Party of the Year’ will now take place from 24-25 April 2021. Entries opened on Tuesday, 20 October... Read more
Shaun-Nick Bester: A cyclist for all seasons
Shaun-Nick Bester is one of South Africa’s most formidable pro cyclists. During his decade-long career, he has raced all over the world on both road and mountain bikes and has lined up at World Championships, World Cups and UCI races in both disciplines. He now also helps other cyclists... Read more
2020 Fedhealth MTB Challenge cancelled
The organisers of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge have announced that the event, scheduled to take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2020, has been cancelled. According to event organisers, “given the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, a decision has been made to cancel... Read more
[APRIL] Nissan Trailseeker MTB lockdown challenge
Date: 25 April 2020 If you have an indoor trainer and are looking for some competition. join the Nissan Trailseeker MTB lockdown challenge! Racing starts from 07:00, with entrants required to finish by 15:00. Entry is FREE, with various distances available: Ultra Marathon: 130km Marathon: 75km Half Marathon: 45km... Read more
[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
[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