Mountain biking boosts Addo economy

  The Herald VW Cycle Tour’s return to Addo on February 1 is set to confirm this area’s status as the mountain biking capital of the Eastern Cape. According to race director for mountain biking Brad Jackson, events like the tour had been responsible for a mini economic boom in the Zuurberg region over the past few years. Jackson said the area offered some of the best and most diverse…

October 30, 2013
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Bridge back women in a big way for 2014 Cape Pioneer Trek

  The 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race has been given a fresh boost following the announcement that Bridge, the title sponsor, has significantly increased the prize money for the race’s Swartberg Pass stage with its iconic mountain-top finish. The 2013 edition of the seven-day race finished in Oudtshoorn in South Africa’s Western Cape province on Saturday and Neels Grobler, Chief Growth Officer at Bridge, announced…

October 30, 2013
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New champion crowned at Bridge Cape Pioneer

New champions were crowned when the fifth Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek ended in a rain-drenched Oudtshoorn on Saturday. Team RE:CM’s Waylon Woolcock (RSA) and Erik Kleinhans (RSA) secured the men’s title, while Team RE:CM Davinci’s Annika Langvad (DEN) and Ariane Kleinhans (SUI) claimed the women’s crown at the seven-day international mountain bike stage race in South Africa’s Western Cape province. Asrin Cycling’s James Reid (RSA) and Jens Schuermans (BEL) won…

October 28, 2013
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MiWay Big5 MTB Series 2013: Zini Buffalo Classic (Race 1/5)

ENTER NOW THROUGH ROAG. Online entries close 1 May 2013! All event info Date: Sunday, 5 May 2013 Time: From 08h00am – 13h00 Venue: Mtunzini Country Club, Mtunzini, KZN (start and finish) Race distances: 10km Challenge, 25km and 50km New this year We’re timing the 10km Challenge in the series this year, making this race the ideal one for beginners or enthusiasts looking to start mountain biking and keep track…

April 15, 2013
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2013 MiWay Big5 MTB Series – All info

The MiWay Big5 MTB Series kicks off in May 2013, in Mtunzini, on the KZN north coast in the heart of Zululand. Details for all races and events in the series can be found here: Outdoor & Fitness Expo – Umfolozi Casino: 4 May 2013 Race 1 – Zini Buffalo Classic: 5 May 2013 Race 2 – Pick n Pay Eshowe Elephant Classic: 23 June 2013 Race 3 – RIS Hluhluwe Rhino Charge:…

April 15, 2013
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Mzansi tour puts SA road cycling back on international calendar

South Africa will return to the international road cycling calendar when the inaugural Mzansi Tour takes place from 17 to 21 April, 2013. The five-day, five-stage event will carry a 2.2 International Cycling Union (UCI) grading and will host both South African and international teams. The Mzansi Tour, South Africa’s only international road stage race in 2013, heralds a welcome return of a premium multi-day road event following the demise…

February 21, 2013
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Event: The Wild Goose Run, MTB race & Family Day

Are you in the Garden Route over the festive period? Because Retief Goosen and Goose Wines invites you to join them on the idyllic Wine Estate in the Upper Langkloof, for a day filled with family fun! With the introduction of the Mountain Biking event, this year’s Family Day is bound to be even more fun! MiWay is excited to announce that we will be sponsoring the mountain bike events. There will be lots…

December 19, 2012
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Addo single track among the ‘best’

Organisers of the Eastern Cape’s biggest mountain bike event, The Herald VW Cycle Tour, will finally get to roll out their much-anticipated trails at Addo on February 2 after torrential rains rendered the new course unrideable this year. “I’m pleased to say that the 2012 downpours haven’t put a damper on the enthusiasm for next year’s event,” said race director Brad Jackson of Mountain Events. “We have gone to great…

December 7, 2012
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All info & results – 94.7 Mountain Bike Challenge

Event info – 94.7 MTB Challenge 2012 will feature two extended routes – 30km and 55km. The 30km route goes through typical Gauteng landscape within the Leeuwkop Prison, with the 55km following the same course with the addition of areas within the Waterfall Country Estate. Date: Sunday, 11 November 2012 Venue: Waterfall Country Estate, Sunninghill Parking: At the Polo Fields opposite the Waterfall Country Estate, and on the corner of the R55…

November 9, 2012
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