Cyclelab raises the bar with MTB pioneer Bowman

Cycle Lab Holdings, South Africa’s largest bicycle retail chain, has secured the services of legendary mountain biking pioneer, Steve Bowman, to boost the technical division of the brand as it continues its national growth. Bowman was South Africa’s first ever professional mountain bike racer, competing in cross-country races abroad for the British-based Orange Bikes team for three-and-a-half years in the early 1990s. He opened a retail store in Cape Town…

May 30, 2011
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joBerg2c plants riders along its route

South Africa’s longest multi-day race is planting new mountain bikers along its 900-kilometre route thanks to a seed investment of 20 off-road bicycles from Kona South Africa. The bicycles will form the basis of a sustainable development initiative by the nine-day Fairbairn Capital/Old Mutual joBerg2c, the second edition of which finished earlier this month. Through the Kona junior mountain biking programme, organisers aim to grow a passion for riding in…

May 25, 2011
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Scott partners with Probike to grow emerging markets

Probike shareholders Peter Miller and Brandon Els have jointly decided to structure the future of Probike South Africa and India under the Scott Group umbrella. Scott is a world leader in the development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of high-end performance products intended for biking, winter sport, motor sport and running. Scott is a 100% management owned company, with over 450 employees and distribution in more than 50 countries. Probike turns…

May 25, 2011
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MTN-DIN stay on course to win sani2c

Max Knox and Adrien Niyonshuti’s luck changed course when an error by the overnight leaders handed them overall victory in the Subaru sani2c in Scottburgh on Saturday. After 78 kilometres of furious racing from Highflats in Southern KwaZulu-Natal, the MTN-DoItNow pair crossed the finish line behind stage three winners Neil MacDonald and Waylon Woolcock (RE:CM) to wrest the leaders’ jerseys from Kevin Evans and David George (Nedbank 360Life). The latter…

May 22, 2011
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Evans, George in control at sani2c

Kevin Evans and David George look set for their second title as a unit after winning the tough second stage of the three-day Subaru sani2c mountain bike race between Ixopo and Highflats on Friday. Taking advantage of near-perfect conditions, the Nedbank 360Life pair blitzed the 96-kilometre course in 3:48:18 to extend their six-second overnight advantage over MTN-DoItNow’s Max Knox and Adrien Niyonshuti (3:50:28) to 2:16. RE:CM’s Neil MacDonald and Waylon…

May 21, 2011
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Taylor, van Jaarsveld win stage 1 to lead sani2c

Team USN’s Cherise Taylor and Karien van Jaarsveld put in a late burst over the final few hundred metres to claim victory on Stage 1 and take the early lead in the women’s category at 2011 Subaru Sani2c mountain bike stage race in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on Thursday. The pair clocked a winning time of 03 hours 20 minutes and 48 seconds for the 87km stage from Underberg to MacKenzie…

May 21, 2011
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360Life edge ahead at sani2c

  Kevin Evans of Nedbank 360Life, with Neil MacDonald of RE:CM on his wheel, powers towards the second waterpoint during the first stage of the Subaru sani2c on Thursday. Photo: Full Stop Communications Pre-race favourites David George and Kevin Evans edged ahead over the closing metres of a tight opening day to take the first leaders’ jerseys at the Subaru sani2c on Thursday. The Nedbank 360Life duo completed the 87-kilometre…

May 20, 2011
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Pronutro Magalies Monster 2011

Event Date: Saturday, 28 May 2011 Location: ATKV Resort, Buffelspoort, Magaliesburg Province: North West Race distances: 75km, 45km, 20km Race start times & costs: 75km (R150) @ 08h00, 45km (R90) @ 08h30, 20km (R40) @ 09h00 Event info: www.magaliesmonster.co.za Online pre-entries: http://entries.magaliesmonster.co.za/CaptureDetails/Registration.aspx Late entry fee of R50 will be charged! Enquiries: 0861 383 591 Registration:

May 19, 2011
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MiWay Big 5 MTB Series – Race 5: The Kwambonambi Lion Challenge

The fifth and final race in the MiWay Big 5 MTB Series takes place on Sunday 25 September 2011. Register now! Event Date: Sunday, 25 September 2011 Location: Kwambonambi Country Club, Zululand Province: Kwa-Zulu Natal Race distances: 50km, 25km, 10km fun ride Online entries: http://www.roag.co.za/ Entries close: 21 September 2011 Late registration on the day: 06h00 – 08h30 Keep up to date with this race by following MiWay MTB on…

May 19, 2011
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MiWay Big 5 MTB Series – Race 4: The Monzi MTB Hippo Challenge

The fourth race in the MiWay Big 5 MTB Series takes place on Sunday 4 September 2011. Register now! Event Date: Sunday, 4 September 2011 Location: Monzi Club, Monzi, Zululand Province: Kwa-Zulu Natal Race distances: 50km, 25km, 10km fun ride Online entries: http://www.roag.co.za/ Entries close: 31 August 2011 Late registration on the day: 06h00 – 08h30 Keep up to date with this race by following MiWay MTB on Facebook or for…

May 19, 2011
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