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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...

PwC Great Zuurberg Trek

  This is the third year that The PwC Great Zuurberg Trek will take place in the Zuurberg mountains not far from Addo.  The routes go along the Sundays River Valley on day one.  The second day is in the beautiful Zuurberg Mountains going deep into the Addo Elephant Park.  This is a pretty tough ride with the most amazing...

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...

MY SPAR MTB CLASSIC

Riders crossing the floating bridge at My Spar MTB Classic at Zuurbron Bike Park
My Spar MTB Classic - 2016 Zuurbron Bike Park owner and race director of My Spar MTB Classic, Mr. Jacques Steenkamp, is proud to be hosting this quality event which boasted a field of over 500 entrants last year. A MTB enthusiast himself, “Farmer Jacques” is responsible for the beautiful routes you will ride on his as well as neighbouring...

Press release – PENNYPINCHERS G2C MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

"Down to the coast on a mountain bike"   Judging by last year’s entry, over 600 entries are expected for the third Pennypinchers-sponsored G2C (Grahamstown to Sea) mountain bike race over 58 kilometres in July.   The date of the annual event is arranged to coincide with the final day of the National Arts Festival – this year it’s Sunday, July 12. The...

PRESS RELEASE – JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC

PRESS RELEASE - JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC
PRESS RELEASE - JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC- 2017 ENTER NOW FOR THE JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC Exciting route changes bound to attract top riders. (JEFFREYS BAY) - Entries are open for the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic on 22 July 2017. The event forms part of the JBay Winterfest and will showcase some of the finest trails in the surrounding...

Top riders getting ready for Eastern Cape XCO Champs

Top riders getting ready for Eastern Cape XCO Champs.
Top riders getting ready for Eastern Cape XCO Champs. They will be heading off to race in East London this weekend at 3 Silo's Trails. A lot of work has gone into developing the track for the EC XCO Champs the past few month! It is challenging but not as severe as the SA XCO Track in PE.  FUN, TECHNICAL...

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...

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