ARTICLES RELATING TO MOUNTAIN BIKING

This R140,000 monster is the most epic bike at this year’s Cape Epic

2019-03-17 06:24

Former Cape Epic winner Jaroslav Kulhavy will be on a R140,000 monster of a bike at the race this year – and even its name is fitting.

Goodyear is now selling mountain bike tyres in South Africa - and they look super cool

2019-02-23 12:04

Their iconic sidewall branding is an inheritance from the brand’s motorsport legacy.

The 2019 Cape Epic will be a race for real mountain bikers – not gravel grinders

2018-09-27 18:59

After discontent about many gravel roads and lack of real trails, the Cape Epic organisers have struck back with a phenomenal 2019 race route.

Local mountain bike builders making inroads in overseas markets

2018-05-31 16:39

Howick-based Pyga, South Africa’s only locally designed, branded and assembled mountain bike company, is making inroads in overseas markets.

Tragedy as rider dies during sani2c mountain bike event

2018-05-10 09:59

A male participant in the sani2c mountain bike race died after suffering a heart attack, race organisers have confirmed.

Scene set for fourth ‘Grape’ MTB event

2018-03-22 15:01

The picturesque Breedekloof Wine Valley is preparing to host another edition of the increasingly popular Gravel & Grape mountain-biking festival.

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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.

This woman’s love of mountain biking will blow your mind

2015-02-26 11:40

At 49 this woman has clocked in over 500 000km on a bike has competed in more competitions than you can even imagine

 

Hill, Bester Cape Epic dark horses for African title

2019-03-16 14:21

The pairing of Shaun Nick Bester and Andrew Hill have the experience and desire to cause an upset at the 2019 Cape Epic.

This Cape Town vet is building some of the best mountain bikes around

2018-10-13 15:00

His latest offering is a dual-suspension mountain bike to rival anything available from an international big bike brand.

This octogenarian is better than you on a mountain bike

2018-06-03 07:25

Arthur Duncan is not your regulation octogenarian. The 83-year old Howick farmer substituted for his grandson to complete one of the most challenging mountain bike events on offer.

Hill, Bester overcome glitch to win at Zuurberg

2018-05-28 12:05

Andrew Hill and Shaun-Nick Bester put the hammer down to surge to stage and overall victory on the final day of the Great Zuurberg Trek.

Five famous South Africans - including a rugby hero and two CEOs - who are keen mountain bikers

2018-04-07 18:28

From World Cup winning rugby players to cricket coaches.

Pleasures of the finish line

2017-12-12 10:28

Mountain biker and super athlete Jeannie Dreyer believes the sport has grown quickly since she started taking part in it many years ago, but the fact that it’s expensive to keep up doesn’t make it easy for some enthusiasts to get their wheels turning.

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.

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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.

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.

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