Kate Slegrova spent the Christmas holidays in the Garden Route gem of Herolds Bay, so she was happy to note that Advendurance added the Garden Route Trail Series to their 2013 calendar. So she signed up for the last race of her year.
This was Kate Slegrova’s second Attakwas, so she knew what was coming and wasn’t too nervous. After finishing last year’s tough Cape Pioneer Trek in the mud and rain she thought it couldn’t be too bad, especially with the weather on the riders’ side.
The KZN MTB Commission is responsible for hosting the KZN Provincial XCO/Enduro/DHI MTB Series every year and has established this series as the breeding ground for many of South Africa’s champions. In the January issue of Full Sus, some of the reasons that SA is battling to keep up with […]
The African XCO Champs took place on the 25th of January at the Slammer XC track in Durbanville. Steven Smuts of Snapsport Photography was there to capture the action.
Jeanne-Louise Wiese and her husband have recently been taking part in a few very challenging road races to try and boost their fitness for the trails. So when they headed out to Meerendal (wobbly legs, dodgy cycling tan and all), they thought the winds of Durbanville Hills couldn’t possibly match […]
If you’re a regular reader of Full Sus you’ll know we were all pretty excited about the Origin of Trails, Stillwater Sports’ newest addition to the MTB stage race calendar and a ride conceived to raise funds for trail building and maintenance on the mountains and valleys around Stellenbosch. In […]
The Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is organized by Dryland and they are Kate Slegrova’s favourite race organisers. They work hard on making everyone happy – not only the pro cyclists but the normal riders too. Everyone feels like they are part of Dryland’s big family. But just because they’re like […]
It was Shayne Dowling’s first three day stage ride, he had seen all the guys wearing their jackets with pride like a medal and knew he had to find out what Wines2Whales was all about. And to get the jacket of course.
2keep-a-breast On the 19th of October a group of co-workers from Filmatic Packaging Systems lined up for the 2keep-a-breast MTB Challenge, Seamus Allardice tagged along to check out the racing in Bottelary Hills.
The Lourensford is one of Kate Slegrova’s favourite races – it’s set in a beautiful valley, surrounded by magniﬁcent mountains and vineyards, the route is always fun, challenging and little different each time, and it’s great family outdoor event. Plus it’s superbly organised.