Tag: Afriski

SA Downhill National Champs moves to Lesotho

Cycling South Africa informs the Downhill MTB community of changes to the current National Cup and National Championships calendar for 2019. Due to unforeseen technical circumstances, the National Championship round has been moved from the Western Cape to Afriski Lesotho with the following date changes: 4-5 May 2019: SA National […]

What went down at CrankChaos 2018

On the 1st of November, over 250 CrankChaos riders and spectators from across Southern Africa descended on Afriski Mountain Resort in the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. Excitement around this years 3 day CrankChaos event has been building all year with the announcement of major new sponsors; and the return of […]


#CrankChaos is a four-day action packed mountain biking festival, descending on Afriski Mountain Resort from the 26-29 October 2017.  We sat down with Greg Minnaar, South Africa’s downhill poster boy, to chat about the event and how to enjoy it Greg Minnaar style! So #CrankChaos is just around the corner, and […]

New Year MTB tour

It’s our annual New Year take-a-chill-pill tour! Due to popular demand we’ve decided to run our annual new year tour again! This time to Afriski in Lesotho! A mythical place we’ve heard about but never gotten round to exploring… OK, so not really mythical but I can pretty well imagine some dragons […]

Take your ride on vacation

In December many South Africans pack up and head to the coast for the school holidays. So Seamus Allardice thought we’d put together a guide to some great trail destinations on the coast. But so as to not leave those of you out who have to stay inland and keep […]

The Rocky Fest 2014 – Afriski

The mix was just perfect as a famous mountain bike brand combined with a spectacular new venue to produce a memorable RockyFest 2014. The brand was Rocky Mountain Bicycles and Afriski in Lesotho, with stunning, freshly-cut single and downhill tracks provided the backdrop to this event. With participants having to make use of a ski lift […]