Mountain bike enthusiasts should diarise the weekend of 4-5 October when the cream of high school mountain bike riders from across South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe will take to the track at Bekker School in Magaliesburg for the finals of the 2014 Spur High School Mountain Bike League. With more than 60 schools vying for the coveted floating trophy of top cycling school in the country, fierce racing is expected in all three categories – boys, girls and mixed. A maximum of 12 riders are allowed per team with points allocated to the top five boys, top three girls and three and two points respectively in the mixed category. On Sunday, an interprovincial event will be hosted in the same format on the same route.
Currently in its sixth season, the Spur School Mountain Bike League has surpassed all expectations in terms of participation and reach logging an average participation growth of 40% and close on 10 000 riders taking part in the 2014 season. For more information on the Spur High School Mountain Bike league and the finals at Bekker School from 4 to 5 October, visit the Spur School League Website or www.amarider.co.za or contact Amarider on 021 884 4547.
2014 Spur High School MTB League Finals
Date: 4 & 5 October 2014
Venue: Bekker High School, Magaliesburg, Gauteng
Qualification: Schools Teams that finish their regional competitions within the top 3