Ride Before You Buy – 17 April 2010

The Rietvlei Farm in Johannesburg set the scene on Saturday 17 April for Bicycling’s Ride Before You Buy. Those wanting to test ride a variety of bike brands had the opportunity to do so in great conditions. Spot prizes were given away, courtesy of MiWay. Winners of these gourmet hampers were: Joel Hieber, Dorette Crous and Ian Hoy. A fun day was had by all – we look forward to seeing you…

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MiWay Half Marathon Clarens – 17 April 2010

Visit MTNcycling to see all the results. Visit CSharp Photos to see photos. The MTN XCM Clarens was held in Clarens for the second time on Saturday, 17 April 2010, and drew mountain biking enthusiasts from far and near! The MiWay Half Marathon Series(50km) described as “fun but tough” with the terrain proving as challenging as it was picturesque, winding from the quaint Clarens town square through the Golden Gate…

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MTN National XCM #6 Clarens

Clarens is a beautiful part of the world and is also nice and central for many up-country riders. Make sure you are there for the inaugral event. Situated in the Eastern Free State, Clarens is such a scenic and wonderful place that it is a big source of inspiration for many artists. When: Saturday 3 October 2009 Where: Town Square, Clarens, Free State Visit Entrytime to enter online

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Ride Before you Buy Pretoria, Sponsored by MiWay

Come and test ride hundreds of mountain bikes on Bicycling’s test track at Groenkloof / Fountains, Pretoria You can test the latest range of mountain bikes from Cannondale, GT, Schwinn, Mongoose, Giant, Trek, Gary Fisher, Morewood, Specialized, Merida, Volcan and More! When: Saturday 19 September 2009 Where: Groenkloof Fountains Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Cost: R60 per person (Goodie bag included) Bring: Your shoes, pedals and helmet See: www.bicycling.co.za for more…

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Ride Before you Buy, Sponsored by MiWay

Come and test ride hundreds of mountain bikes on Bicycling’s test track at Giba Gorge near Durban When: Saturday 23 May 2009 Where: Giba Gorge Bike Park Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Cost: R45 per person (kids under 12 free) Bring: Your shoes, pedals and helmet See: www.bicycling.co.za for more info You could also stand a chance to WIN 2 specialised mountain bikes

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Moseley Celebrates 30th Birthday with World Cup

Great Britain’s Tracy Moseley celebrated her 30th birthday with podium champagne when she won the women’s downhill event at the first round of the Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, presented by Shimano, sponsored by DCM Chrome in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa on Sunday. Going into Sunday’s final as the fastest qualifier by nine seconds, the Trek World Racing team member had a near flawless run down the 2.8km course to…

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Minnaar Wins World Cup Opener in Pietermaritzburg

 South Africa’s Greg Minnaar responded well to the pressure of racing in his hometown when he won the men’s downhill event at the first round of the Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, presented by Shimano, sponsored by DCM Chrome in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa on Sunday. The 27-year-old reigning World Cup Series champion was the second-last rider to start after having been pipped in Friday’s qualifying round by Australian champion,…

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Graves, Beerten Win 4X Titles in Pietermaritzburg

Australia’s multi-discipline bicycle racing star, Jared Graves (Yeti Fox), finally ended his run of bad luck when the won the men’s 4X final at the Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, presented by Shimano, sponsored by DCM Chrome in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday. The 26-year-old former world championship silver medallist had a smooth run through the rounds, winning his Round of 32, quarterfinal and semifinal on a course that’s one of…

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DCM CHROME TO SPONSOR INTERNATIONAL CYCLING EVENTS

Johannesburg-based international mining company, DCM Chrome has stepped up its support of cycling in South Africa by sponsoring the two major international events taking place in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa this year. Treble Entertainment, in conjunction with Real Events Management, organisers of both the Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, presented by Shimano (10-12 April) and the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup (21-22 August), announced on Thursday that DCM Chrome, one…

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Women’s Cross-Country Beijing Rematch in Pietermaritzburg

The three medal winners from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games women’s mountain bike event will line-up for a rematch on Saturday; only this time it’s on African soil at the first round of the 2009 Nissan UCI MTB World Cup, presented by Shimano, sponsored by DCM Chrome in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Germany’s Sabine Spitz (Central Ghost Team), Poland’s Maja Wloszczowska (CCC Polkowice) and Russia’s Irina Kalentieva were the first three…

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