MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CUP TICKETS GO ON SALE

Ticket prices for next year’s Soccer World Cup final will cost a much as R6143 per person and you’re certainly not going to be within touching distance of the players. On the other hand, the 2009 Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, presented by Shimano in Pietermaritzburg from 10-12 April, will put you into the thick of the action among the world’s best mountain bike racers for as little as…

February 23, 2009
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WORLD-CLASS BIKE PARK TO OPEN IN SANDTON

The wait is almost over for mountain bikers in Gauteng who have been bristling with anticipation to ride at the new world-class Toyota MTN Bike Park in Sandton when it opens on Saturday 22 November. Besides many kilometres of man-made trails catering for all skill and fitness levels, there’s also a world championship standard BMX track at the park, which is situated on the land adjacent to Main Road and…

February 11, 2009
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MTB – Slang

Are you new to Mountain Biking? Have you over-heard people talking about railing, nailing a berm or even braging about there clipless pedal system!  Well then this article is for you, I have found an article from Dirt World “live to ride” who goes on to explain the meaning of the above words along with many others. Full Rigid A Mountainbike with no suspension mechanism of any type.    …

February 11, 2009
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Neethling Leaves it Late to Secure Mankele Win

Andrew Neethling (Trek) clearly thrives on pressure, a fact he confirmed on Sunday when he secured a thrilling victory at the second round of the MTN National Cup downhill mountain bike event at Mankele in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.

February 9, 2009
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De Villiers Rules at Emperor’s Palace

There’s just no stopping the resurgent Yolande de Villiers! The 35-year-old mountain bike racing specialist took her good form to the tar on Sunday and gave her Cycle Lab Supercycling Toyota team their first big-race victory of the year at the Emperor’s Palace Classic in Boksburg.

February 9, 2009
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Stander Wears Three Pairs of Shoes to Victory at Mankele

Not even an unexpected head-start helped his rivals as Burry Stander (Mr Price Specialized) overcame an unusual early setback to go on and claim his second major win of 2009 at the second round of the MTN National Cup cross-country race held at Mankele in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa on Saturday.

February 9, 2009
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Stander, Neethling Top Strong Field For Mankele

Series leaders Burry Stander (Mr Price Specialized) and Andrew Neethling (Trek) head up a strong men’s mountain bike racing fields at the second round of the MTN National Cup at Mankele, Mpumalanga this weekend. With the first round of the 2009 Nissan World Cup taking place in Pietermaritzburg this April, there’s new enthusiasm among South Africa’s top cross-country and downhill racers as they vie for qualification to compete in the…

February 6, 2009
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