South Africa’s Stander wins opening stage in Malaysian event

Multiple South African and African mountain bike racing champion, Burry Stander (Specialized USN), won the opening stage of the inaugural Langkawi INternational Mountain Bike Challenge in Malaysia on Tuesday. Stander outsprinted four-time Cape Epic champion, Karl Platt of Germany to clock a winning time of two hours 24 minutes and 20 seconds for the 61km stage that started and finished at the Langkawi Sports Complex. Former European champion, Thomas Dietsch…

October 19, 2011
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This Month’s Buycycle.co.za Specials!

With Evan “Buck Norris” van der Spuy’s recent escape from a Red Hartebees’ high tackle, we decided to focus on safety! No Helmet = no ride! Everyone knows not to skimp on helmets, and so MiWayMTB has teamed up with Buycycle.co.za to offer you these AMAZING deals for the whole family! Please note: This special expires at the end of October 2011 at which time the below voucher codes will no longer work. Bell Voucher code:…

October 18, 2011
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Buycycle.co.za partnership gets MiWayMTB fans special discounts

Looking for  October’s specials on Helmets? Sorry! This offer expired at the end of October 2011. We’re working on the next deal! More about our partnership… MiWayMTB has recently teamed up with Buycycle.co.za to bring MiWayMTB fans special discounts on MTB-related products. Buycycle.co.za is a popular online cycling store where all things cycling and MTB-related can be purchased simply and effectively online! Their competitive prices mean that not only do…

October 18, 2011
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Bicycle donation creates cycle park development initiative

Since its launch almost two years ago, the Toyota Cycle Park in Bryanston has helped boost the popularity of recreational bicycle riding among children in Johannesburg’s northern suburbs. This is due to the park’s location, high level of safety and variety of facilities, catering for all age and skill levels. But now, following the donation of bicycles from bicycle empowerment groups operating in Southern Africa, children from disadvantaged communities beyond…

October 14, 2011
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New bike for mountain biker hit by buck

The Scott Sports Group will be giving a new bike to Evan van der Spuy, the 17-year-old mountain biker who collided with a buck while competing in a race in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on Sunday. Van der Spuy, the 2010 South African Youth Cross-country Cup Series champion, has been at the centre of global attention since the incident, which was caught on film by his Team Jeep South Africa teammate,…

October 12, 2011
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TREAD Skills Clinics to expand to Western Cape

The first ever Western Cape TREAD Skills Clinic, presented by MiWay, will take place at Dirtopia Trails Centre, Delvera Farm, Jonkershoek on Saturday 22 October and will be the first in an ongoing series of clinics, designed to improve the safety and confidence of mountain bikers in the Western Cape. The skills clinics, which teach the fundamental skills of mountain bike control through progressive modules, have been highly successful in…

October 11, 2011
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TREAD Ladies Trail & Tea

TREAD Ladies Trail and Tea, presented by MiWayMTB, is an initiative aimed at making mountain biking more accessible to women! It’s an opportunity for women to ride without any ‘barriers’ and will cater for all levels of rider, from beginner to more serious. “Unlike most men, who grew up riding bicycles, most women didn’t and lack the confidence to just get on a mountain bike and ride. Our Ladies Trail &…

October 4, 2011
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