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Baakens Valley Trail Map

Baakens Valley Trail Map
For a few years there has been talk about getting a printed map of the Baakens Valley Trails available to the public. It took a while but we are happy to announce a really cool and effective Pocket Valley Guide will be available soon in cycle shops and some other locations in and around PE. Get your online version of the...

Tour de Baviaanskloof – 3 Day Stage race

Baviaans kloff 3 day montain bike race
Race Date: 26, 27 and 28 May 2016 Experience the scenic and rugged Baviaanskloof while challenging the mountains on farm roads during this adventurous 3 day MTB stage event. Race Info Entry form Day 1: 60km Day 2: 46km Day 3: 50km Entry fee: R900.00 Directions to race start Own accommodation must be organized. Click link below for options. Aditionele informasie: U verblyf word deur  u self gereel, n lys van...

New Event – Hayterdale Classic

Enter this New Event - Hayterdale Classic and stand a chance to win this super value LUCKY DRAW! Silver Entry to the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek value R4 900 The prize includes: Entry for one person to Great Zuurberg Trek three day stage race. Three nights accommodation (4 star self catering) at the Addo Elephant Park. Lunch on all 3 days &...

Conti Meerkat Challenge

Meerkat Challenge MTB Race
From the race organisers: The idea for this race was born amongst a group of friends after the tragic accident on 27 April 2015 that claimed the life of our friend Sonnica Kensley.  Sonnica and her husband Clayton were training for a mountain bike race and cycling from Longmore Forest, when they were both hit by a truck from behind. Clayton...

Launch – PwC Great Zuurberg Trek

East Cape Mountain Biking
 RSVP today and join the launch, Thursday 14 April, 17:30 - 18:00. Snacks and drinks will be served.Let's hear what the this race is about! RSVP HERE  (or email Tanya - tanya@mountainevents.co.za) Launch at PwC Office next to Cape Road. Directions here  The PwC Great Zuurberg Trek takes place in a stunning area perfect for Mountain Biking. Think The Herald MTB Race once you...

Exploring Spectacular MTB routes – Blomfontein

Exploring Spectacular MTB routes - Blomfontein
Exploring Spectacular MTB routes - Blomfontein The Karoo is a place where you can find yourself again. Life is basic and abundance is not a word used often in the Karoo. This is where the beauty lies. It refreshes and resets a person to appreciate once again the beauty of nature and life. The owners of Blomfontein Guest Farm looked after us for the...

Young SA Pro rider, Marco Joubert, to take on the ABSA CAPE EPIC

The Kargo Pro Mountain Bike Team have just announced that Marco Joubert will be taking part in this years ABSA CAPE EPIC starting Sunday on 13 March. We were lucky to get the early scoop on the news and arranged an exclusive interview with this promising young rider from Port Elizabeth. Me: So, the CAPE EPIC! When did you find out you'd...

Press release – My Spar MTB Classic

It’s nearly time for the annual My Spar MTB Classic taking place on 3 May 2015. Mr. JP Venter, owner of Jeffrey’s Bay Spar, the main sponsor, said last year’s race was a resounding success with over 380 entrants taking part.  “This year promises to be even better.  A fun-filled day when like minded enthusiasts can come together and share...

Stutterheim High School / Ranch Timber MTB Race

STUTTERHEIM HIGH SCHOOL / RANCH TIMBER RACE RESULTS   Event Info Race date - 27 February (Registration from 6:30 - Race Start 8:00) There are four distances to choose from at the Stutterheim High School / Ranch Timber Mountain Bike race - 65 km; 45 km, 30 km & 10 km Also on offer is a 5 km fun walk.   For more Info contact Stutterheim High School...

Top positions in Spur Schools MTB series – Port Elizabeth

A BIG congrats to our top five schools in Port Elizabeth! This season was a huge step-up from previous years in the Spur Schools MTB series - Port Elizabeth. Competition is definitely hotting up! This is the first year that a High School is top of the log in Port Elizabeth. Well deserved winners are HTS Daniel Pienaar edging out Lorraine...

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