Watch and win joBerg2c entry

May 22, 2015

Organisers of the Old Mutual joBerg2c will be giving away the journey of a lifetime to one lucky individual who watches this year’s television highlights package on DStv from Monday evening. Would-be participants in the nine-day mountain bike race will have to watch the one-hour show on SuperSport Eight to discover the answers to a question that will be posted on the event’s Facebook page the following day. The competition…

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Combrinck, Rabie stamp authority on joBerg2c

May 6, 2015

Race leaders Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck stamped their authority on the Old Mutual joBerg2c with an unequivocal third stage victory on day five of the nine-day mountain bike race on Tuesday. The EAI Cycling duo hurtled into the finish at Clifton Preparatory School on Nottingham Road to claim the 112km stage from Winterton in a blistering time of 3:50:01. Avis Van Rental’s Tyronne White and Andrew Hill were the…

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Defending champs conquer joBerg2c again

Defending champions Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie swept to their second straight victory in the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c at Scottburgh on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast on Saturday.The EAI Cycling duo took half a dozen stage wins, including the final stage, en route to overall honours in the sixth edition of the 900km mountain bike race for a combined time of 34:38:51. Day seven winners Hanco Kachelhoffer and Pieter Seyffert,…

May 6, 2015
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joBerg2c coverage goes global

April 28, 2015

Mountain biking enthusiasts worldwide will be able to follow all the action from the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c when the South African stage race sets out from Heidelberg south of Johannesburg on Friday. According to race organiser Craig Wapnick, a newly launched platform on the official event website will allow viewers to watch the daily television highlights and photographic slideshow on their smartphone, tablet or laptop. Wapnick said followers would…

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Zulus dominate opening stage of joBerg2c

Development riders Mboneni Ngcobo and Sthembiso Masango showed the pro field a thing or two as they drove the pace on the 116km neutral opening stage of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Friday. The muddied but unbeaten RMB Change a Life Academy duo set a solid tempo as the field of 800 left Heidelberg on the outskirts of Johannesburg and headed towards the Free State border….

April 28, 2015
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Hill, White kick into gear on day two of joBerg2c

April 28, 2015

Avis Van Rental mountain bikers Andrew Hill and Tyronne White kicked into high gear as they outsprinted a small lead bunch to claim the second stage of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c through the eastern Free State on Saturday. Hill and White took the 93km stage from Frankfort to Reitz in a time of 3:26:48, with defending champions Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie of EAI Cycling hot on their heels…

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Rabie, Combrinck charge into joBerg2c lead

April 28, 2015

Former roadie Johann Rabie and teammate Gawie Combrinck tore through the open flats and singletrack trails of the eastern Free State to wrest the overall lead on day three of the Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Sunday. Leaving Reitz, the EAI Cycling duo put the hammer down on the 122km stage – the longest of the nine-day event – to take the win at Sterkfontein Dam near Harrismith…

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Combrinck, Rabie take second stage win at joBerg2c

April 28, 2015

Overnight leaders Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie celebrated Freedom Day by claiming their second stage win on day four of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Monday. Combrinck and Rabie set the tempo on the 121km course from Sterkfontein Dam in the Free State to lead the plunge off the escarpment into KwaZulu-Natal. The EAI Cycling duo powered into the finish at Winterton Country Club in a…

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World’s mountain bikers heading to South Africa

April 2, 2015

Over 100 foreign mountain bikers from 20 countries will be among the field of 800 for a nine-day tour across South Africa, the Old Mutual joBerg2c, which starts just outside Johannesburg on April 24. The 900km fully serviced stage race will cross four provinces, more than 100 remote farms and the well-known Drakensberg mountain range en route to the Indian Ocean at Scottburgh, south of Durban. The countries most represented…

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Knox and Evans sew up 10th sani2c

Multiple former winners Kevin Evans and Max Knox combined their firepower to win the 10th Nedbank sani2c mountain bike race that culminated on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast on Saturday. After three days of racing, the Itec pair finished fifth on the 85km final stage from Highflats to Scottburgh to take overall victory in an aggregate time of 8:57:45. JoBerg2c winners Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie, of EAI South Africa, came…

May 20, 2014
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