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Fedhealth MTB Challenge Sanctioned by CSA

Currently in its 3rd year, the organisers of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge announced that the 2017 event will be sanctioned by Cycling SA (CSA). “Not only will the Fedhealth MTB Challenge boast with a new venue in 2017, but mountain bikers will now also be able to compete for Regional Colours,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “Entrants are ...

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Varsity MTB Challenge

Dates: 30 September – 1 October 2017 The Varsity MTB Challenge is a 2-day stage race which takes place annually at the Nederburg Winery, located in the beautiful Paarl Valley in the Cape Winelands. The popular event sees a host of Varsity Alumni gather once a year to rekindle friendships at the vibey Nederburg race village and tackle some of ...

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Exciting MTB’ing Guaranteed at Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Date: Sunday, 17 September 2017 The 3rd annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge will boast a route experience like no other at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate. An exciting weekend of mountain biking will include junior mountain biking races on the Saturday, with the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events catering for ages 0 – 13 and featuring a 500m, 1.5km and 5km event. On ...

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Breedenet Cape Duo Challenge Launched

Breedenet Cape Duo

When the world’s first multi-discipline, multi-stage cycling event takes place in the Western Cape in October, it will put to rest an age-old question of who is better on the bike: roadies or mountain bikers? With South Africa’s fast-growing cycling industry ripe for innovation, the Cape Duo Challenge has a refreshing approach: a four-day, multi-discipline cycling event that will be ...

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Tshwane Classic Secures Road Closure

Tshwane Classic

In a major coup for the event, Tshwane Municipality have given the green light for total road closure for the Tshwane Classic cycle event later this year. South Africa’s capital will join the country’s other major centres in presenting a signature mass participation event, which will take cyclists past a number of historical landmarks on November 5. This, of course, ...

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Vida League Entries Open

Vida League

Entries have opened for the new Vida League, a new league series that will follow a “category racing” format for serious cyclists and will be contested over five road races, a criterium, a hill climb and a time trial. The league starts in Cape Town in August. Off the bike, league riders will be treated to some great specials from ...

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2017 Marriott Dargle Trails Festival

Marriott Dargle

Date: Sunday, 13 August 2017 A highlight in the trail running and MTB calendars, the Marriott Dargle Trails Festival, hosted by the Lions River Club in the Dargle Valley, promises again to be a wonderful day out, with activities for the whole family. The trails will follow a similar route to the 2016 event with spectacular views making the climbs ...

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Trans-Karoo MTB

trans-karoo MTB

Date: Saturday, 2 September 2017 The Trans-Karoo MTB is not an easy event. It’s not an event for unfit riders. It’s not an event for novices. It’s an event that will test your mental strength as much as your legs. It’s an event that will have you love and hate your bicycle – often at the same time. It’s an ...

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Freshpak Fitness Festival

freshpak festival

This popular multi-sport event, hosted in the Western Cape, will celebrate its 31st anniversary this year. The scenic outdoor surroundings, challenging routes, camaraderie and a sense of accomplishment are the reason athletes come back year after year to compete in various swimming, cycling and running challenges. Events include a 1.5km or 3km swim, duathlons and biathlons, and the main event, ...

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