Tag: Alan Hatherly

SA MTB XCO Championships results

Source: In the Bunch Mariske Strauss won the elite women’s race at the SA MTB XCO Championshipsin Bloemfontein, Free State, today. The Silverback OMX Pro Bike Team rider beat Candice Lill, who suffered a mechanical during the event, and Cherie Redecker in the five-lap race. Sarah Hill put in a good effort to finish just off […]

Commonwealth Bronze for Alan Hatherly

Team Spur’s Alan Hatherly won Bronze in the Men’s Cross-country mountain bike race for Team South Africa at the Commonwealth Games in Australia earlier today, Thursday 12 April. Hatherly finished third in a time of 1:17:56 behind the New Zealand duo of Sam Gaze (1:17:36) and Anton Cooper (1:17:36). The […]

Why we love XCO Racing

If you own a mountain bike, there are various different types of events you could enter. Cross Country racing is one such discipline. We caught up with Team Spur’s manager TIM BASSINGTHWAIGHTE to find out what XCO-racing is all about. IMAGE: MICHAL CERVENY_UCI. I’m Tim Bassingthwaighte, and I manage Team […]