Tag: Jacques Marais

50 ISSUES OF FULL SUS

Publisher and founder of Full Sus MTB, SHAYNE DOWLING reflects on what has been a rollercoaster five years of South Africa’s largest cycling publication’s journey.   50 issues – wow! Full Sus’ first issue was in April 2013 and reading the editorial again I was reminded about those early days, […]

TransCape adds E-bike category

Riding 614km over seven days with 10 200m of vertical ascent does not sit in everyone’s legs, which is why the organisers of the TransCape mountain bike race in South Africa have come up with a plan. ASG Events, known for pushing the boundaries in races under their umbrella, have recently […]

Cedar Falls Farm, Baviaanskloof (E/C)

Regular contributor and trail-guru JACQUES MARAIS spent some time in the picturesque Baviaanskloof. WORDS AND IMAGES: JACQUES MARAIS LOCAL BUZZ The annual ECOBOUND #TransBaviaans 24hr MTB Marathon … let me tell you, bru, that’s a pretty hard-core event. Yup, you’ve got only 24hrs, and in that time you need to […]

Utshwayelo Lodge, KZN

LOCAL BUZZ Right, good people, this is as far north-east as you can book accommodation here in our Rainbow Nation! Imagine Ponta do Ouro in Mozambique just across the border, mix in a sub-tropical vibe and some seriously kiff fat-biking, and you’ll sommer want to saddle up for a beach […]

2017 Trans Baviaans Race

Matt Beers and Tim Hammond of Spot Africa Ryder Red E held of a late challenge from Team Bianchi to take overall victory at the 14th edition of the Trans Baviaans Mountain Bike Race which finished in Jefferys Bay this weekend. The 230 kilometer non-stop race from Willowmore in the Karoo […]