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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...

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...

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...

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 &...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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