Ride Review


It’s short, it’s fun, it’s perfect for spectators and allows kids to hone their technical skills and racing instincts. It’s the Junior Eliminator Series for 2016. Or #JES_2016 as Tyrone Rawlins explains. Eliminator – a short course heat racing format of mountain biking where heats are raced four riders at […]

Winelands Luxury

Back in December ASG Events invited the media around for a ride and a briefing on their Liberty Encounter Series at Rhebokskloof. Cast forward nearly five months and Seamus Allardice was on the start line of the Cape Winelands Encounter ready to experience what ASG and MTB Adventures had in […]

Atypical Spa Weekend

When Stillwater Sports sent Seamus Allardice the invite for a weekend in the Arabella Hotel and Spa with a couple of days of mountain biking thrown in (the Cell C Arabella Challenge was really the main event) he jumped at the chance to join them. Heading out to Kleinmond on […]

The #FireRide Report

The Fairtree Capital Simonsberg Contour had all the ingredients to ensure a fantastic inaugural event, but then the Simonsberg Fire threw a spanner in the works. Meurant Botha and his team had to work around the clock to get the event back on track and Kate Slegrova and Ann Harrison […]

A Fitting Epilogue To 2015

Now in its third year, the end of season mountain biking party that is the Pennypinchers Origin of Trails just keeps getting better writes Seamus Allardice. Stillwater Sports debuted the race in November 2013 when they took riders around Banghoek, Jonkershoek and Bottelary Hills in two 70km days. Then in […]