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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...

PwC Great Zuurberg Trek – Launch

  The PwC Great Zuurberg Trek takes place in a stunning area perfect for Mountain Biking.  Think The Herald MTB Race once you get into the twisty single track and trails near the mountains.  This is where the routes of the Zuurberg Trek takes you! A big section of the route is in the Addo Elephant Park.  An area that is only...

EC XCO 2 – PORT ELIZABETH

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

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...

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...

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 &...

Final Olympic qualifier set to draw big crowds in PE

With the Olympics little more than 3 months away, PE will be host to a truly monumental race on Saturday, 14 May. A race that will be the final deciding factor for riders like James Reid (Team Spur) and Alan Hatherly (Kargo Pro MTB) who are aiming for a spot in this year's Olympic Team. This past weekend saw mostly local riders take part...

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...

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...

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...

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