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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 &...

JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC ENJOYS PERFECT CONDITIONS

JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC ENJOYS PERFECT CONDITIONS
PRESS RELEASE JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC ENJOYS PERFECT CONDITIONS JEFFREYS BAY, EASTERN CAPE - The fifth edition of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic took place on Saturday 22 July in perfect conditions. Some 500 riders, of all ages and skill levels, took to the trails around the Eastern Cape holiday town of Jeffreys Bay over three distances, 25km, 50km...

Launch – PwC Great Zuurberg Trek

East Cape Mountain Biking
 RSVP today and join the launch, Thursday 14 April, 17:30 - 18:00. Snacks and drinks will be served.Let's hear what the this race is about! RSVP HERE  (or email Tanya - tanya@mountainevents.co.za) Launch at PwC Office next to Cape Road. Directions here  The PwC Great Zuurberg Trek takes place in a stunning area perfect for Mountain Biking. Think The Herald MTB Race once you...

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...

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...

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.

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