Riders first at Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

There’s always been a high level of rider care at the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek and the 2012 edition, which takes place from 14-20 October in South Africa’s Western Cape Province, will be no different, with a range of rider-specific services secured for the seven-day international mountain bike stage race. “Mountain bike stage racing is incredibly demanding and the last thing riders want to do is worry about small things….

September 26, 2012
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Berg & Bush supports World Rhino Day

The FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike race through KwaZulu-Natal is joining forces with Spioenkop Game Reserve to protect its 28 white rhino in celebration of World Rhino Day on Saturday. With 381 rhino poached countrywide this year so for and 35 in KZN alone, organisers of the 220km multi-stage event have initiated a fund to improve the plight of this near-threatened species. Because race participants ride through a part…

September 26, 2012
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How to join the ASG MTB Club

Click on the link below to open the Step-by-step PDF guide on how to join the ASG MTB Club online! Easy Step-by-step instructions Quick link to join the ASG MTB Club Please email karla@asgevents.co.za for any queries! Thanks!

September 21, 2012
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Celebs add glamour to Kia Val de Vie race

Former Springbok wing Breyten Paulse, Olympic swimmer Ryk Neethling and rally driver Gugu Zulu added a touch of celebrity glamour to the field of almost a thousand riders who took part in the inaugural Kia Val de Vie Estate Mountain Bike Challenge in the Paarl-Franschhoek valley on Sunday.  The 60km race, which crossed 21 Western Cape wine farms, was won by Charles Keey of Team Blend Properties. He claimed line…

September 17, 2012
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2012 Series results, pics & videos: Kwambo Lion MTB Race

Results are out for the last race in the MiWay Big 5 Series – the Kwambo Lion MTB Race which took place on Sunday, 30 September 2012 – as well as the Series Results. 50km results 25km results Overall Series Results – 50km (updated 16/10) Overall Series Results 2012 – 25km (updated 16/10) For any results disputes and queries, please email shane@nashuazulu.co.za. Please note that the overall series results are calculated as follows: your…

September 13, 2012
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Subaru drives into Berg & Bush again

Vehicle sponsor Subaru Pietermaritzburg has bolstered its ongoing investment into mountain biking in KwaZulu-Natal by reaffirming its commitment to the FedGroup Berg & Bush, organisers announced this week. The partnership with the off-road event will see various models, such as the Subaru Forester, Outback and new XV, put to the test on challenging terrain that includes mountain passes, district roads, cattle and game tracks, and purpose-built cycling routes. According to…

September 12, 2012
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The Mother of all Mountain Bike race stages

Since it was revealed in June, Stage 2 of next month’s Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek mountain bike stage race has become one of the most talked about stages in mountain biking. The professionals are talking about the R100 000 (US $12 000) prize purse for the stage. The media is asking how can there be so much emphasis on one stage? And every participant is talking about the difficulty of…

September 12, 2012
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2012 Results, pics & videos: Monzi Hippo Challenge

CLICK HERE FOR 2013 RESULTS Results are out for race 4 of 5 in the MiWay Big5 Series – the Monzi Hippo Challenge which took place on Sunday, 2 September 2012. 50km results 25km results Overall Series Results – 50km Overall Series Results – 25km For any results disputes and queries, please email shane@nashuazulu.co.za. Please note that the overall series results are calculated as follows: your best four times count over the duration…

September 5, 2012
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Kyalami race track – a great way to get fit!

For those of you in and around Gauteng, we suggest you hit the Kyalami race track with your road bike or mountain bike for a quick-fit solution in preparation for any upcoming ride or race! It’s close enough for those living and/or working around Kyalami, Midrand, Sunninghill, Paulshof, Pretoria and Lonehill. It’s safe and well organised, and guarantees a great workout no matter what your fitness level! Times: Mondays and Thursday: from…

September 3, 2012
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94.7 Cycle Challenge – Top Training Tips

The 94.7 Cycle Challenge is drawing closer! To help you with your training, we’ve compiled a few tips so that you can get fit in time for the race. 1. Track your fitness! Visit the FitTrack website by clicking here! You will have access to free 94.7 Cycle Challenge Training plans which will help track your fitness. The idea is that after you exercise, you log your exercise into the…

September 3, 2012
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