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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...

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...

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...

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...

R50 000 Prize money – J Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic

Prize Money J Bay Winf Farm MTB Classic
R50 000 Prize money - J Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic Good prize money up for grabs at this annual race! Prize money will be spread among all three race distances. Prize money list Purpose-built singletrack, spectacular views and fast farm roads – all a mountain-biker could wish for, really. This year’s event will once again offer something for riders of a...

Final Eastern Cape XCO Team Selection – 2016

Final Eastern Cape XCO Team - 2016
FINAL EASTERN CAPE XCO TEAM SELECTION - 2016 Well done to all riders selected to represent the Eastern Cape at the final SA XCO Cup taking place in Bloemfontein this weekend. The team was selected after our Eastern Cape XCO Champs that took place in East London. Final Eastern Cape XCO Team Selection - 2016 (Latest results) ( Some great pic's here from...

PRESS RELEASE – MY SPAR MTB CLASSIC

One of the Eastern Capes prominent events, the MYSPAR MTB CLASSIC & FUN FARM RUN, was once again a resounding success. Held annually on the first Sunday of May, over 550 participants were treated to a spectacular Autumn day of tailor made mountain bike routes (and fun farm run) in a very impressive race vibe and setup. The superb venue...

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...

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