Langvad untouchable in Marathon World Champs

Pietermaritzburg – Denmark’s Annika Langvad wrapped up a hat-trick of women’s world titles at the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday entrenching her status as one of the best female endurance mountain bikers in the world. The result was especially pleasing for the Dane who came […]

Kulhavy snaps up elusive marathon worlds title

Pietermaritzburg – 2012 Olympic gold medallist and Czech mountain biking star Jaroslav Kulhavy added the UCI MTB Marathon World Championships title to his list of international titles when he powered to an emphatic win at a sun soaked Cascades MTB Park on Sunday. Kulhavy was satisfied with the way his […]

Men shine at muddy Rainbow Challenge

Pietermaritzburg – Saturday’s Rainbow Challenge got the weekend’s UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships action underway at Cascades MTB Park as a large contingent of South Africans were joined by a score of foreigners for the slippery and muddy affair. Staged on a similar route to that which the globe’s […]

Women overcome stiff Rainbow Challenge

Pietermaritzburg – With a bout of unseasonal rainfall in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands having settled for the inaugural Rainbow Challenge, the ladies races were well contested with Oudshoorn resident Frances Barnard producing the ride of the day to claim the 35-39 age category and post the women’s fastest time of the […]

Dirtopia Welvanpas All Mountain Enduro

Date: 13 July 2014 Venue: Welvanpas Trails, Wellington Start time: 09h15 & registration opens at 08h00 Enduro Riding (4 Stages): The concept is a lot of fun – riders get timed only on certain sections, which make a very social event, especially at the refreshment station where they re-group. The […]

Gauteng Schools XCE Series

The dates have been announced for the Gauteng leg of the One Movement Schools XCE Series. The Western Cape and KZN legs of the series produced increasingly competitive and high paced racing as the schools adapted to the cross country eliminator format. The Western Cape leg was won by Hoérskool […]

Local Mountain Bikers Dream Big

Two Stellenbosch mountain bikers recently had an experience of a lifetime when they were afforded the opportunity to spend a month overseas racing.  For Cherie Vale and Heiko Redecker this would prove to be a learning experience like no other. The duo boarded a plane on 15 June 2014 destined […]