Despite what it may look like, the quality of life for most people who are able to emigrate deteriorates significantly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
On Friday Andrew Hill and Shaun Nick Bester begin a 900km journey that will test their fitness and skills as mountain bikers, their equipment and their teamwork.
Matthys Beukes and Philip Buys have won Stage 5 of the joberg2c, taking the overall lead in the process.
Day 3 of the joBerg2c is the dromedary camel day of the event.
The first yellow jersey of this year’s Old Mutual joBerg2c went to Johann Rabie and HB Kruger after the second stage.
Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck delivered another workmanlike performance to all but seal victory on Day 6 of the Old Mutual joBerg2c.
Darren Lill and Waylon Woolcock outsprinted race leaders Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie on Day 7 of the joBerg2c race.
Waylon Woolcock and Darren Lill fired a warning shot at race leaders Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck on Day 5 of the joBerg2c.
David Moseley has a strange encounter with wild mint on Day 3 of the joBerg2c mountain bike race.
David Moseley made it through Day 2 of the Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race. Day 3 may be a different story...
Nine days, 900km, four provinces, 99.5% off road and 110% mountain biking adventure. That's the joberg2c.
The fourth day of the joBerg2c produced an exciting sprint finish as the leading men’s teams charged towards the Em’seni finish line near Winterton.
Nico Bell and Gawie Combrinck have taken the lead in the 2017 joBerg2c race.
Gawie Combrinck and Nico Bell were rewarded with the stage victory on the third day of the 900km Old Mutual joBerg2c.
Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie look set for a second straight victory in the nine-day joBerg2c.
Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck have claimed their maiden win in the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race.
The organisers of the joBerg2c bill the event as 'riding the beloved country'. So far, they are on the money, says David Moseley.
Race leaders Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck have stamped their authority on the nine-day joBerg2c mountain bike race.
Waylon Woolcock and Darren Lill came charging back to draw level with overall leaders on the third stage of the joBerg2c
David Moseley is having a jol at the Old Mutual joBerg2c... but it's only Day 1 of the nine-day event...
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