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JBay Windfarm MTB Classic – 2018

JBay Windfarm MTB Classic - 2018 Firmly established as one of the top events on the Eastern Cape off-road calendar, the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic promises to once again be a highlight of the JBay Winterfest. Over the past five years, organisers of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic have worked each year to innovate and improve both the routes...

POST RACE PRESS RELEASE – MYSPAR MTB CLASSIC 2018

POST RACE PRESS RELEASE - MYSPAR MTB CLASSIC 2018 The 5th MYSPAR MTB CLASSIC & FUN FARM RUN, was held on Sunday 6th May at the superb venue of Zuurbron Farm & Bike Park. Over 730 participants enjoyed a glorious day of 4 different manicured mountain bike routes and a trail run. The 60km challenge started in perfect weather conditions. Not...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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