Tag: mountain biking


Johannesburg-based coach, Alasdair Garnett, has been appointed Chairman of the Cycling South Africa’s Coaching Commission. The voluntary position has no historical mandate but forms part of Cycling South Africa’s high-performance plans. Garnett, using his experience in running businesses and coaching, intends to help structure the governing body’s coaching division to […]


The MYSPAR MTB CLASSIC & FUN FARM RUN was held on 1st May on the picturesque Zuurbron farm on the R330 between Hankey & Humansdorp.  Close to 1 000 people were once again treated to a perfect autumn’s day of participation & spectating at this extremely popular event that now […]


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 […]

Buffelspoort prepares for a Monster

The North West Province’s most exciting, yet challenging single day mountain bike race, the FNB Magalies Monster Mountain Bike (MTB) Classic will celebrate its 14th anniversary at the ATKV in Buffelspoort on Saturday, 21 May 2016. Mountain bike enthusiasts can choose between the challenging 75km Magalies Monster, the less daunting […]

The #FireRide Report

The Fairtree Capital Simonsberg Contour had all the ingredients to ensure a fantastic inaugural event, but then the Simonsberg Fire threw a spanner in the works. Meurant Botha and his team had to work around the clock to get the event back on track and Kate Slegrova and Ann Harrison […]

2016 Absa Cape Epic

With the Absa Cape Epic upon us and for those of us not riding this year it’s time to sit back and enjoy the action. And the 2016 Epic is sure to be the most exciting yet. There’s more singletrack than ever before. More TV coverage. Live streaming. A competitive […]

JAG Ride4Change

The JAG Foundation is riding for change at Bergsig Primary School in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town. Graham Hector, a teacher at Bergsig Primary, is a JAG ambassador and an Absa Cape Epic finisher so it’s no wonder he has built a MTB track on the school grounds. The track gives the […]