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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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

EC Team selection – SA XCO Cup 2

Well done to the riders selected for the Eastern Cape Mountain Bike team to represent the province at the National XCO Cup in Cape Town. Selected Team - XCO Cup #2 Full Results EC XCO Cup #2     Cycling South Africa SA XCO Cup #2   Event Info SA XCO Cup #2 Date: 27 February 2016 Province: Western Cape Location: Helderberg Farm, Somerset West Online pre-entries close on Tuesday...

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...

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