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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
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
[JUNE] Liberty Waterberg Encounter
Date: 7-9 June 2019 The Liberty Waterberg Encounter will provide a wide range of mountain-biking enthusiasts with a memorable weekend getaway near Bela-Bela in Limpopo. This three-stage race covers 168km, exposing competitors to exciting bushveld trails. It is the final event of the Liberty Encounter Series, which started with... Read more
[APRIL] Glacier Cradle Traverse
Date: 5-7 April 2019 More than 200 mountain bikers will ride a three-day stage race in the heart of Gauteng. The third edition of the Glacier Cradle Traverse takes place from at Avianto Lifestyle Estate in Muldersdrift. With trails that are often described as Gauteng’s ‘best-kept secret’, riders will... Read more
Espargaró Swaps Leathers for Lycra at the Absa Cape Epic
Though best known for his exploits around a race track, on two petrol powered wheels, Aprilia Racing Team Gresini MotoGP rider, Aleix Espargaró, will swap to two self-propelled wheels for the 2019 Absa Cape Epic. As a novice, Espargaró required a partner with experience in the Untamed African Mountain... Read more
[APRIL] Liberty Winelands Encounter
Date: 12-14 April 2019 The Liberty Winelands Encounter is the second leg of the annual Liberty Encounter Series, which includes the TransCape MTB and the Waterberg Encounters. Starting in Boschendal, the race will expose mountain-bikers to the scenic trails of the Cape Winelands around Franschhoek and Paarl. ASG Events... Read more
Champions crowned at 2019 Tankwa Trek
Reigning mountain bike marathon World Champion Henrique Avancini and his German partner Manuel Fumic were crowned 2019 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen champions on Sunday, 10 February 2019. The Cannondale Factory Racing team won three out of four stages to finish with a hard-earned three-minute gap on... Read more
[OCTOBER] 2019 FNB Wines2Whales
Dates: 25 October – 3 November 2019 The FNB Wines2Whales, set in the Western Cape with SA’s favourite trails has set its dates for 2019. These superb trails remain the biggest draw for new and returning riders and the 2019 events will again feature continued route refinement, as is... Read more