Huber, De Groot reign supreme at Sabi

February 23, 2016

Switzerland’s Urs Huber and South Africa’s Robyn de Groot were the mountain biking king and queen of Sabie after winning the men and women’s titles respectively at Round 2 of the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series at the weekend. For Huber (Team Bulls), it was his second Sabie victory after having claimed the title there in 2014, while for De Groot (Ascendis Health), it was her first Sabie crown, and…

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BestMed boost women’s cycling

February 23, 2016

Women’s cycling in South Africa received a much-needed boost today when Bestmed re-affirmed their investment at team level ahead of the five-day Tour of Good Hope. The medical scheme confirmed that they would partner Team Bestmed-ASG for the next three years. Team principal Owen Botha said he was extremely excited about the continuation of the sponsorship, which started in the 2013 season. “Our aim has always been to develop the…

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Berg and Bush tackle KZN drought

February 18, 2016

One of South Africa’s premier mountain bike events hope to bring rapid relief to desperate KwaZulu-Natal farmers this year with a welcome donation of water tanks.Riders in last year’s Grindrod Bank Berg and Bush were shocked by the serious drought conditions affecting private farms through which they passed, said event founder Gary Green. “Our official race initiative this year is to partner with JoJo tanks to assist farmers and their…

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