Premium bicycle brand ‘HEAD’ to South Africa

December 12, 2017

HEAD, market leaders in several premium sporting brands, have brought their highly rated bicycles to South African consumers with the first consignment hitting local shores last week. The European-based company have long been established as a leading brand – particularly in tennis, snow skiing and squash – and brand loyalty among their customers has seen their bike sales escalate rapidly. After introducing their bicycle range to the European market in…

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Nissan TrailSeeker opens up a new world for South African trail runners

December 12, 2017

South African outdoor enthusiasts are about to encounter something brand new! Since its introduction in 2008, the Nissan TrailSeeker has become a highlight for mountain bikers with its exciting and innovative creation of trails in the Western Cape and Gauteng. The action-packed single day event has drawn pros, weekend warriors and families alike with varying distances and routes that cater for everyone.  A new world for adventure seekers is about…

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Shusha and Smith rule at Wild Coast MTB Classic

December 11, 2017

Two KwaZulu-Natal cyclists, Lindani Shusha and Hayley Smith, took the honours in the feature races of the Bestmed Wild Coast Sun MTB Classic near Port Edward today. The 21-year-old Shusha, from Port Shepstone, picked up the men’s 40km title for the first time and Smith, who lives in Durban North, won the women’s event in her maiden appearance. Crossing the finishing line at the Wild Coast Sun hotel in 1:48:00,…

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TransCape lands major title sponsor

December 4, 2017

One of South Africa’s top mountain bike stage races, the TransCape, has received a major boost with the news that Liberty will be the title sponsor from 2018. This is another breakthrough for the seven-stage race, which recently received UCI status and takes cyclists on a 614km challenge from Knysna to La Couronne Wine Farm in Franschhoek this February. Liberty’s chief marketing officer, Sydney Mbhele, said they were delighted to…

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