WATCH: Chopper, bike-cam footage of Cape Epic prologue

Battling hot and dry conditions on Sunday, the 2017 Cape Epic started exactly as they 2016 edition ended - with Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini (Cannondale Factor Racing XC) powering onto the Meerendal Wine Estate fields to take the win. Watch.

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Rio surprise for young SA rider

2016-07-27 09:46

Alan Hatherly’s Olympic dream will become a reality in Rio when he represents the South African team in the cross-country.

Sauser to ride new-look Tour of Good Hope

2015-12-02 17:33

Three-time marathon mountain biking world champion Christoph Sauser will return to SA to ride the Tour of Good Hope next February.

Ex-Bok tackles bike race

2014-06-11 14:44

Former Springbok captain Wynand Claassen is looking forward to heading into the Valley of a Thousand Hills for a mountain bike race.

Ex-Bok tackles MTB race

2014-05-21 12:06

Former Springbok and Sharks centre Jeremy Thomson is looking forward to tackling one of the truest mountain biking challenges.

Mountain biker fails dope test

2013-09-03 14:25

Mountain biker Philip Jansen van Vuuren has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance.

Reid, De Groot bag MTB titles

2013-06-01 22:26

James Reid and Olympic road cyclist Robyn de Groot were crowned champions at the SA Mountain Bike Marathon Championships.

MacDonald, Stewart take lead

2013-04-30 16:21

Neil MacDonald and Brandon Stewart claimed their second stage win, and with it the overall lead, in the joBerg2c mountain bike race.

SA MTB series kicks off

2013-02-06 16:23

SA's national mountain bike cross-country and downhill season gets underway this weekend, with the first series in the Western Cape.

Platt returns for 10th Epic

2013-01-21 16:16

Four-times Cape Epic winner Karl Platt says he is fit and ready to get this year's 698km endurance race underway.


Reid claims Eston MTB title in final pre-Olympic clash

2016-08-08 12:47

James Reid won the Eston Marathon on Sunday, while Alan Hatherly came third ahead of the pair's departure to the Rio Olympic Games.

WATCH: SA downhill MTB champ gives us a demo!

News24 Live met up with 25-year-old SA downhill mountain-biking champion Stefan Garlicki at the Constantia Uitsig Bike Park (not his natural environment of course.) Stefan gives us insight into the downhill discipline, and his meteoric rise in the sport. Watch.

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‘Best job in the world’

2015-08-30 23:02

A PIETERMARITZBURG man is taking the international world of mountain biking by the handlebars with his first-class track designs.

Safety tips for mountain bikers and hikers

2014-06-06 09:08

Armed robbers have been arrested after targeting a mountain biker in Somerset West - all thanks to the footage captured by a GoPro on the biker's helmet. But you can never be too careful!

Rabie, Combrinck top joBerg2c

2014-04-28 17:00

Race leaders Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck have stamped their authority on the nine-day joBerg2c mountain bike race.

Stander case to go ahead

2013-07-30 14:32

Culpable homicide charges against minibus taxi driver who killed mountain-biker Burry Stander have been reinstated.

Knipe, Van Hoovels bag No 7

2013-05-02 18:06

The seventh day of the joBerg2c mountain bike race proved to be the lucky number for Louis-Bresler Knipe and Kevin van Hoovels.

Knipe, Van Hoovels win stage 4

2013-04-29 17:52

A thrilling finish on day four of the joBerg2c mountain bike race saw Louis-Bresler Knipe and Kevin van Hoovels snatch victory.

Olympic stars to ride Cape Epic

2013-01-24 20:12

Olympic rowing heroes, Matthew Brittain and James Thompson, are looking forward to taking part in the Cape Epic mountain bike race.

Stander a true gentleman: Sam

2013-01-03 22:03

SASCOC president Gideon Sam says deceased mountain-biker Burry Stander was "extremely humble" and a "true gentleman".

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