Tag: stellenbosch

Helderburg Enduro

Regular contributor and skills coach KATJA STEENKAMP recently completed the Helderburg Enduro event held in SomersetWest. Needless to say, she loved every pedal. The alarm goes off at a leisurely 07:30 on a Sunday morning. Enduro time! Just the thought of getting on my trail bike to race down some […]

BUCO Origin Of Trails entries open

Stellenbosch is known to be any mountain biker’s paradise with a network of exciting trails that can keep riders on the edge of their seat for days. It is the perfect place to host an exhilarating two-day stage race in a beautiful town that is synonymous with cycling and world class trails. […]

Concussion

Somehow Seamus Allardice managed to go 30 years without a concussion but on a ride in the Garden Route Trail Park the inevitable eventually happened. Kicking off our safety issue he reflects on the big C and some newly acquired caution when it comes to trail safety. My younger brother […]

Inaugural Fairtree Contour emorable race

Launching a new race is never easy, so having to contend with the devastating Simonsberg fire in Stellenbosch just two weeks before the inaugural Fairtree Simonsberg Contour mountain bike stage race certainly tested the organisation to the limit. Some 90% of the trails constructed over the past two years were damaged and […]