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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...

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...

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 &...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EC XCO 4 – East London

The 4th Provincial XCO event which will take place at the Baysville school XCO track this Saturday 6th June 2015. Registration from 08:00 with racing starting at 10:00. All welcome!! Track is similar to that ridden for the Spur series - seniors. Entry fee R 100.  Enter at the race.

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...

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...

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