joBerg2c 2012 entry details

Race dates: 27 April – 5 May 2012 (9 days) SORRY, ENTRIES ARE CLOSED! Catch daily coverage of the joBerg2c on Supersport, Channel 206 from 27 April through to 5 May! Team entries The entry fee is R12,300 per rider (R24,600) per team of two including VAT. For foreign entrants this equates approximately to GBP1200, USD2000, EUR1400 per rider.  Click here for an online currency converter. Teams of three riders are also welcome –…

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Solo entries open for joBerg2c

Due to public demand, organisers of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race have announced a special non-racing solo category, for which entries open today (Wednesday, 10 August 2011). In a departure from the first two editions, the 2012 event, which starts on April 27, will accommodate a limited field of individual riders, said organiser Craig Wapnick. “We’ve had a lot of requests from international riders, media representatives and…

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Teenager upstages big guns to win Clover Lowveld Tour

Nineteen-year-old Toyota CSA Academy member, Louis Meintjes, upstaged some of South Africa’s most experienced professionals to win the five-day Clover Lowveld road cycling stage race that finished in Graskop, Mpumalanga on Tuesday. Meintjes claimed the overall title after six stages of high quality racing, 34 seconds ahead of reigning South African Elite road race champion, Darren Lill (Bonitas) and 58 seconds ahead of third placed Dennis van Niekerk, MTN Qhubeka’s…

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Stay on the right track when buying and insuring your bike

So, you love getting out on the open road and pushing your body to the limit as you tackle the steep inclines of the city’s highways and byways? Or maybe you love the thrill of pitting your skills against nature as you navigate boulders, bushes and gloriously grubby mud puddles? Either way, if cycling’s in your blood we know how much you love your bike and all the bits that…

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MiWayMTB and TREAD team up to offer MTB skills clinics

In an effort to improve the South African mountain biking experience even further, MiWayMTB, the mountain bike initiative driven by direct insurer MiWay, has teamed up with TREAD Magazine’s very successful skills improvement initiative. Started in April 2010, TREAD Skills Clinics have helped improve the skills of hundreds of mountain bikers through a combination of improved control, comfort and confidence. According to MiWayMTB’s Carine Conradie, the clinics are designed to…

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Want to improve your MTB performance?

Of course you can ride your bike, but how about learning how to ride faster and better, with less effort, and without all those hard falls? Skills clinics offer the perfect opportunity for you to not only improve your overall mountain biking experience, but also hone your technical skills.  Most MTB enthusiasts mistakenly believe that the fitter you are, the faster and better the ride. This isn’t always the case….

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TREAD collaborates with MiWay on MiWayMTB TV show

MiWayMTB, the mountain bike initiative driven by direct insurer MiWay, has announced a partnership with leading mountain biking magazine, TREAD, that will see editor Sean Badenhorst and his experienced team, contributing to the initiative’s popular TV show of the same name. The MiWayMTB TV show, broadcast on SuperSport 1 every Monday night with repeats throughout the week, features specific mountain biking-related content, including product reviews, race coverage and upcoming MTB…

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Race results: MiWay Big5 Series – Hluhluwe Rhino Charge – 31 July 2011

Results Results are in! Click on the below links to view. 25km: Race #3 – Hluhluwe – 25km overall results Race #3 – Hluhluwe – 25km category results Race #3 – Hluhluwe – 25km Prizegiving Results 50km: Race #3 – Hluhluwe – 50km overall results Race #3 – Hluhluwe – 50km category results Race #3 – Hluhluwe – 50km Prizegiving Results Congrats to all who participated! We look forward to seeing…

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joBerg2c entries open tonight

A flurry of interest is expected when entries for South Africa’s longest paired mountain bike race, the joBerg2c, open at 9.30pm tonight (Monday, July 11). The 910-kilometre race, which features 13 130 metres of ascending, will set off on Freedom Day (April 27) from Heidelberg in Gauteng and finish at Scottburgh on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast. “To whet the appetite, we’ll be screening an hour-long highlights package from this year’s event…

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