About Seamus Allardice

Seamus Allardice is a freelance writer and content creator. You can follow him on Twitter or Instagram @SeamusAllardice.
17 07, 2019

Slack Pack and Back

By |2019-07-17T09:37:33+02:00July 17th, 2019|Mountains & Valleys|0 Comments

“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” – Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows. Certainly. And who am I to argue with Grahame’s legendary Ratty? But I will present, as a close second, bicycles. To subvert one of the [...]

15 07, 2019

Apex of Chamois Comfort

By |2019-07-15T23:25:29+02:00July 15th, 2019|Gear Reviews|0 Comments

Ciovita's new Apex kit range is something pretty special. But while their puffer riding jackets are exceptionally warm and their ceramic sleeved jerseys (that's a full article in and of it self) it's the Apex bibs that steal the show. They are gloriously comfortable. Apex vs Supremo bibs. Photo by Steve Thistle. Now [...]

10 07, 2019

De Hoop Adventures by Bike

By |2019-07-10T10:39:32+02:00July 10th, 2019|Moors & Prairies|0 Comments

Seamus Allardice spent his formulative years riding bikes around De Hoop Nature Reserve. And his long-time friend Jacques Rademan joined him for many a ride. So, when Seamus invited Jacques to accompany him on a trip to their childhood stomping grounds, with the added bonus of staying in a luxurious De Hoop Collection cottage, there [...]

28 06, 2019

Diverge Podcast: Robyn de Groot

By |2019-06-28T11:41:48+02:00June 28th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

In this episode of the Diverge Podcast Seamus Allardice chats to, 6 time South African Mountain Biking Marathon Champion, Robyn de Groot. De Groot is recovering from surgery to rectify iliac artery endofibrosis, which is the narrowing of one of the main arteries transporting blood to one's legs. Her recovery has come at a better [...]

27 06, 2019

Join an Overberg Bikepacking Adventure

By |2019-07-01T11:38:21+02:00June 27th, 2019|Mountains & Valleys|4 Comments

Join Jaco Pelser and Seamus Allardice on an Overberg Bikepacking Adventure this July. Ride from Grabouw to Greyton, and back, via some of the Overberg's best gravel roads in a relaxed bikepacking tour on the 13th and 14th of July 2019. Routes: 80km from Grabouw to Greyton and back on the same route. Day one: [...]

19 06, 2019

Diverge Podcast: Candice Lill

By |2019-06-19T16:48:15+02:00June 19th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

In this episode of the Diverge Podcast Seamus Allardice spoke to Summit Fin's Candice Lill. The former Junior Cross-Country Bronze medalist and London 2012 Olympian had recently returned from a European racing block where she fought her way to two top twenty results in the opening rounds of the UCI MTB World Cup. These results [...]

19 06, 2019

Diverge Podcast: Discovery MUT

By |2019-06-19T16:51:28+02:00June 19th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Join host Seamus Allardice as he chats to the Discovery George Mountain Ultra Trail's Zane Schmahl and Jacques Mouton, initially atop George Peak and then later over lunch at the Ground Zero Bike and Trail Park. Zane is the race director for the ultra trail running event, which also features a Vertical 1K challenge, from [...]

15 06, 2019

Lombard and Scholtz Run to Discovery MUT Titles

By |2019-06-15T22:00:14+02:00June 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Brendan Lombard run to a hard fought Discovery George Mountain Ultra Trail victory over defending champion Roelof Mostert on Saturday the 15th of June 2019. The women’s race, over the flagship 60 kilometre distance was won in far more dominant fashion by Annalise Scholtz. The event also saw 25 and 9 kilometre distances contested on [...]

5 06, 2019

Discovery MUT Hosts Award Winning Adventure Films

By |2019-06-10T15:30:02+02:00June 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The Discovery MUT is proud to host a screening of the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival’s award winning short films during the trail run’s MUT Life long weekend of adventure activities. Adventure sports enthusiasts can view films like Wolfpack, Ramsay’s Round and How to Run 100 Miles on the 13th of June 2019. [...]

5 06, 2019

Exciting Updates for Chas Everitt Around The Pot – Overberg 100Miler – Presented by SEESA

By |2019-06-05T15:26:26+02:00June 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

It is not just the end of the event name which sees a change for the 2019 edition of the Chas Everitt Around The Pot - Overberg 100Miler - Presented by SEESA. The final five kilometres of the route has been updated too. The changes will bring the arduous but rewarding ride to a more [...]