Urban Mountain Bike Assault announces prizes worth up to R370 000!

Got a competitive spirit? Want to be the King or Queen of the Joburg jungle? The Urban Mountain Bike Assault is awarding prizes to the value of R370 000 during the event. Partnering with City Parks and Joburg Zoo, the Urban Mountain Bike Assault, taking place on the 12th October 2014, has created a route that turns Johannesburg into the ultimate mountain biker’s playground. The Urban Mountain Bike Assault will take…

July 29, 2014
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Williams wins at Walkerville

Two-time 94.7 Mountain Bike Challenge winner Kallen Williams showed himself to be one of South Africa’s rising young talents when he claimed his first ever win at the Bestmed Walkerville Mountain Bike Classic in Gauteng on Sunday. The former Toyota Cycle Lab rider slew mentor Andrew Mclean in a finishing sprint battle to take the 60km title by a single second in 2:20:20. Greg Anderson was third across the line…

July 14, 2014
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Big names commit early to 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

It’s early July, but the list of podium contenders for the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is already looking impressive as national champions, continental champions and world champions commit to the international mountain bike stage race, which takes place in South Africa from 12–18 October. Recently crowned Elite women’s Marathon World Champion, Anika Langvad of Denmark has confirmed she will once again team up with Swiss ace, Ariane Kleinhans (Team…

July 11, 2014
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Family inclusion boosts 36ONE Storms River Traverse Stage Race

The quest by the 36ONE Storms River Traverse to retain its status as South Africa’s most family-friendly mountain bike stage race, has resulted in a record influx of early entries for the 8-10 August event. The only mountain bike stage race that includes the coastline of the Tsitsikama National Park in its route has just a limited number of the 200 places remaining and organisers, Dryland Event Management, are certain…

July 4, 2014
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Riders brace for Gauteng’s oldest and coldest race

Entries are streaming in for Gauteng’s oldest – and coldest – off-road race, the Bestmed Walkerville Mountain Bike Classic on July 13. Now in its 17th year, the race promises riders an authentic mountain biking experience that harks back to the early years of the sport, says route director Darren Herbst. “The great thing about this event is that it’s almost a ‘back to your roots’ type of race,” says…

July 4, 2014
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