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About Seamus Allardice

Seamus Allardice is a freelance writer and content creator. You can follow him on Twitter or Instagram @SeamusAllardice.
15 01, 2020

Preparing Your Body for the Absa Cape Epic

By |2020-01-15T11:42:57+02:00January 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Preparing Your Body for the Absa Cape Epic

Aches and pains are part of sport. In a discipline like cycling where one basic motion is performed for hours on end, while seated in a less than natural position, repetitive strain injuries are common. Especially if your bike fit is not dialled in to perfection. Aside from visiting your local bike fit studio, before [...]

15 01, 2020

Defending Champions Return to Knysna Bull

By |2020-01-15T09:07:35+02:00January 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Defending Champions Return to Knysna Bull

The 2020 Knysna Bull, made personal by Constantia, is set to take place from the 19th to the 22nd of February, in the spectacular Garden Route forests. It will once again boast a massive, winner-takes-all, prize of R100 000 for the elite men’s and elite women’s winner. Unsurprisingly, the defending champions Matt Beers and Samantha Sanders [...]

14 01, 2020

Overberg’s Hidden Gems Revealed by Stanford MTB Classic

By |2020-01-14T11:10:30+02:00January 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Overberg’s Hidden Gems Revealed by Stanford MTB Classic

The 2020 Stanford MTB Classic, an Overberg MTB Events race, is set to take place on the 29th of February and 1st of March this year. In order to ensure that newcomers and returning riders alike are treated to a spectacular weekend of mountain biking the event’s route has been revamped. It now boasts more [...]

13 01, 2020

Attakwas Extreme: The Season Starts Here

By |2020-01-13T10:42:31+02:00January 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Attakwas Extreme: The Season Starts Here

The South African mountain biking season starts on Saturday, 18 January, with the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen. Known as the Hell of the South, it is a 121-kilometre-long traverse of the Klein Karoo, fabled Attakwaskloof and the rolling roads through the Outeniqua Mountain foothills. It is also the traditional season opener for [...]

13 12, 2019

Escape the Big City to Run (the) Waterberg

By |2019-12-13T11:13:51+02:00December 13th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Escape the Big City to Run (the) Waterberg

The Waterberg is one of South Africa’s best loved weekend getaways. Located just 140 kilometres form Pretoria and under 200 from central Johannesburg it is the perfect bushveld retreat from the big city lights. On the 16th of May 2020 fitness enthusiasts will have another reason to escape the urban hustle and bustle when the [...]

8 12, 2019

Chas Everitt Join Petrichor Adventures to Launch Around The Pot 200 Miler

By |2019-12-08T19:42:40+02:00December 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Chas Everitt Join Petrichor Adventures to Launch Around The Pot 200 Miler

Headline sponsors, Chas Everitt, have expanded and extended their involvement in the Around The Pot Overberg 100-Miler for a further three years. That is not the only big news from the Swellendam based race however; event organisers, Petrichor Adventures are set to super-size the race in 2020 by adding a 200 Miler route. The race [...]

6 12, 2019

Join an Overberg Bikepacking Adventure 2.0

By |2019-12-06T23:25:01+02:00December 6th, 2019|Epic Trips|Comments Off on Join an Overberg Bikepacking Adventure 2.0

It is going to be bigger, rougher around the edges (I mean not rougher than the accommodation in Greyton last time round) and better than ever. Join us as we kick off 2020 with another Overberg Bikepacking Adventure (OBA 2.0). It will be rad, we promise… Come experience the Overberg at its very best. [...]

3 12, 2019

Run the Broad Karoo

By |2019-12-03T08:11:19+02:00December 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Run the Broad Karoo

For 2020 Petrichor Adventures have added a trail run to their Trek2Teebus, presented by SEESA, mountain bike event. Dubbed Trail2Teebus, it will take place from the 1st to the 3rd of May.  The three-day trail running stage race offers various route options through the Karoo koppies of the Steynsburg region, of the Eastern Cape. Like [...]

19 11, 2019

Icy To Hell and Back

By |2019-11-20T08:31:44+02:00November 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Icy To Hell and Back

Gamkaskloof, or Die Hel, is renowned for extremely hot days. Though the mercury climbed past the 35-degree Celsius mark during the day on the first day, of the twenty fifth To Hell and Back mountain bike stage race, the prevailing memory of the 2019 event will be of the cold. Cold and, in the case [...]

18 11, 2019

Quénet Siblings Breeze to Torpedo SwimRun Cape Success

By |2019-11-18T18:17:46+02:00November 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Quénet Siblings Breeze to Torpedo SwimRun Cape Success

Nicholas and Alexandra Quénet set a new course record, in windy conditions, on their way to victory in the 2019 Torpedo SwimRun Cape; on Sunday, 17 November. The siblings, from Worcester, both have triathlon pedigrees and utilised the down-wind swim conditions to blitz the rest of the field. In so doing they became the first [...]