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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...

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...

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...

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...


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...

Non Sanctioned Cycle events – What are the implications?

Sanctioning of events provide a structure that assists in raising safety standards. It also provides guidelines that assist organisers to cater for the riders needs. By sanctioning an event, the organiser agrees to all criteria prescribed by CSA to the benefit of the riders. Particular regulations are stipulated in documents going to event organisers. Holding an unsanctioned event is contrary to...

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...


"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...


RACE INFO EC XCO #2 - 13 FEBRUARY Online Entries - here Registration from 9:00 A big thanks to Fat Tracks Mountain Bike club for preparing and marking the track! Nippers and Sprogs track.  Race start  - 10:45  Main Track. Race Start 12:00 Directions to Race Start

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...

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