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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...

PRESS RELEASE – MY SPAR MTB CLASSIC

One of the Eastern Capes prominent events, the MYSPAR MTB CLASSIC & FUN FARM RUN, was once again a resounding success. Held annually on the first Sunday of May, over 550 participants were treated to a spectacular Autumn day of tailor made mountain bike routes (and fun farm run) in a very impressive race vibe and setup. The superb venue...

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...

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...

Press release – PENNYPINCHERS G2C MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

"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...

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...

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...

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...

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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