About Seamus Allardice

Seamus Allardice is a freelance writer and content creator. You can follow him on Twitter or Instagram @SeamusAllardice.
15 10, 2019

Box Up Your Bike for Travel

By |2019-10-15T16:25:10+02:00October 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

BikeBox is taking the cycling world by storm. Making flying with a bike easier than ever. The BikeBox is a lightweight, durable and collapsible container which safely stores bicycles for air transport. The advantage that BikeBox holds over traditional hard-shell bicycle carriers is that they are lighter and cheaper. While compared to the cardboard boxes, [...]

9 10, 2019

Show Your Love this Friday for ILoveBoobies

By |2019-10-09T12:32:22+02:00October 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

On Friday the 11th of October ILoveBoobies, the breast cancer prevention charity, will be celebrating National ILoveBoobies Day. Through their campaign, which inspires people to give a little and help a lot, they aim to raise funds to conduct breast cancer screenings in rural and impoverished areas. Every R250 raised pays for the screening of [...]

8 10, 2019

Maloti 100: Hell’s Teeth Boet, that was Tough

By |2019-10-08T09:05:13+02:00October 8th, 2019|Mountains & Valleys|2 Comments

Is there a more Eastern Cape phrase than “Hell’s Teeth”? It also happens to accurately describe the inaugural Maloti 100. It was without a doubt the toughest day I’ve ever spent on a bike. But it was still incredible and I’ll definitely be back in 2020. Truly Unique What makes the Maloti 100 so special [...]

26 09, 2019

The Illusive Knysna Bull

By |2019-09-26T10:27:22+02:00September 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Illusive Knysna Bull

For the best part of the last decade there have been rumours that a wild bull elephant still roams the Knysna Forests. Footprints and dung are the only clues as to this grey ghost’s authenticity. For mountain bikers, entries to the 2020 Knysna Bull, made personal by Constantia, do not guarantee a spotting of the [...]

26 09, 2019

2020 Karoo to Coast

By |2019-09-25T17:10:35+02:00September 26th, 2019|News|1 Comment

The 2020 date is set for South Africa’s favourite single day mountain bike event: 20 September. Heading into the 22nd edition the Karoo to Coast promises to be as challenging, rewarding and fun as ever – when 4 500 riders take on the route from Uniondale to Knysna. The 96-kilometre-long course, which crosses the old wagon [...]

23 09, 2019

Crisis I’m Riding 100 Miles This Weekend

By |2019-09-23T23:09:28+02:00September 23rd, 2019|Mountains & Valleys|Comments Off on Crisis I’m Riding 100 Miles This Weekend

Written by a frankly frightened Seamus Allardice, just 5 days before trying to ride 100 Miles. I have ridden exactly 131,81 kilometres this month. My last ride was on the 7th of September. My first on the 6th. I should really saw I’ve ridden 30 kilometres less in total this month than I’ll be riding [...]

23 09, 2019

2020 Dr Evil Classic

By |2019-09-23T09:35:40+02:00September 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on 2020 Dr Evil Classic

The 2020 Dr Evil Classic is set to take place from Thursday 17th to Saturday 19st of September. Riders will once again be treated to three days of exceptionally scenic Garden Route mountain biking with each stage starting and finishing in a unique location near Plettenberg Bay. The opening stage and registration will once again [...]

18 09, 2019

Stark and Giliomee Beat the Elements at the BUCO Karoo to the Coast

By |2019-09-22T17:14:18+02:00September 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Stark and Giliomee Beat the Elements at the BUCO Karoo to the Coast

Sebastian Stark and Nicky Giliomee prevailed against the elements, on a day when the heavens opened over the Prince Alfred’s Pass, to win the 2019 BUCO Karoo to Coast. The 96-kilometre-long, ultra-marathon, mountain bike race started in Uniondale as a few drops of rain began to fall, but by the time the riders reached Knysna [...]

18 09, 2019

Fierce Battle Ahead as Mountain Bikers Race from the Karoo to the Coast

By |2019-09-21T14:30:18+02:00September 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Fierce Battle Ahead as Mountain Bikers Race from the Karoo to the Coast

The 2019 BUCO Karoo to Coast may not feature any professional mountain bikers but with a host of top amateurs taking part victory, in South Africa’s largest single day event, is sure to be fiercely contested. The 96-kilometre route, from the Karoo town of Uniondale to Knysna on the Indian Ocean coast, features 1 560 metres [...]

18 09, 2019

Schuttertt and Giliomee Wrap-Up BUCO Dr Evil Classic Titles

By |2019-09-21T15:37:50+02:00September 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Schuttertt and Giliomee Wrap-Up BUCO Dr Evil Classic Titles

The final stage of the 2019 BUCO Dr Evil Classic concluded three fantastic days of mountain biking with a singletrack packed stage around the Cairnbrogie and Harkerville trails on Saturday, 21 September. Matthew Leppan sprinted to his second stage victory of the race, holding off Martin Schuttertt; who wrapped-up the overall title. In the solo [...]