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7 04, 2022

Overberg MTB Events Offers Fantastic Winter Riding and Running

By |2022-04-08T09:30:16+02:00April 7th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Overberg MTB Events Offers Fantastic Winter Riding and Running

This winter Overberg MTB Events are providing mountain bikers and trail runners with two stage races and a run to motivate sportspeople to stay fit though the chilly months. The first is the De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience, which takes place from the 20th to the 22nd of May. While the second the Oak Valley [...]

15 03, 2022

Top Teams Riding for Education and Sport at the Absa Cape Epic

By |2022-03-15T10:53:53+02:00March 15th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Top Teams Riding for Education and Sport at the Absa Cape Epic

songo.info, the education and sporting charity founded by Christoph Sauser in 2008, will once again be represented by some of Specialized Factory Racing’s global superstars at the Absa Cape Epic. In 2022 the story goes beyond the elite men’s and women’s races however, as Sauser teams up with his former rival, Karl Platt, to target [...]

14 03, 2022

Toyota and Specialized Bicycles Join Forces to Support South Africa’s Top MTB Talents

By |2022-03-14T14:55:32+02:00March 14th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Toyota and Specialized Bicycles Join Forces to Support South Africa’s Top MTB Talents

Behemoths of the automotive and cycling industries, Toyota and Specialized Bicycles, have teamed up to support two of South Africa’s most talented mountain bikers in 2022 and beyond.  Racing as Toyota Specialized, with the support of Ninety One Asset Management and in benefit of songo.info, the team will target marathon, stage races, gravel bike events [...]

4 03, 2022

Squirt Cycling Products Partners with Epic Series MTB Events

By |2022-03-04T11:05:07+02:00March 4th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Squirt Cycling Products Partners with Epic Series MTB Events

Squirt Cycling Products has been trusted by mountain bikers to keep their bicycles clean and drivetrains running smoothly at FNB Wines2Whales since 2010, the Swiss Epic since 2018 and at the Absa Cape Epic since 2019. Now the South African brand has extended their involvement with the IRONMAN®️ Group’s global Epic Series. The relationship sees [...]

4 03, 2022

Tough Riding Provides Perfect Preparation at 2022 Stanford MTB Classic

By |2022-03-04T08:19:19+02:00March 4th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Tough Riding Provides Perfect Preparation at 2022 Stanford MTB Classic

In recent years the Stanford region has gone from a gravel grinder’s delight to that and a mountain biker’s playground thanks to the plethora of singletrack being built by the local landowners. The 2022 Stanford MTB Classic – which took place on Saturday, 26 February – utilised those trails to stage a challenging, 85 kilometre, [...]

26 02, 2022

Valley Electrical Titan Racing Complete PE Plett Comeback

By |2022-02-26T17:15:52+02:00February 26th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Valley Electrical Titan Racing Complete PE Plett Comeback

HB Kruger and Matthew Keyser completed a dramatic comeback to claim the 2022 M&G Investments PE Plett title on Saturday, 26 February. The Valley Electrical Titan Racing team had lost over 11 minutes on the opening stage, of the four-day stage race, but fought back to secure the leaders’ jerseys after Stage 3. A clean [...]

21 02, 2022

Leopard’s Trek: A 1 000km Ride to Raise Funds for Graeme College and Simnikiwe Bosman

By |2022-02-21T11:25:29+02:00February 21st, 2022|News|Comments Off on Leopard’s Trek: A 1 000km Ride to Raise Funds for Graeme College and Simnikiwe Bosman

On the 5th of September Graeme College First XV player, Simnikiwe Bosman, sustained a dislocated knee during a rugby match against local rivals St Andrews. Though Bosman’s knee was x-rayed and no fracture was discerned, the initial medical checks missed the fact that an artery had been damaged in the injury. Sadly, this resulted in [...]

18 02, 2022

Valley Electrical Titan Racing Team Announces 2022 Rider Roster

By |2022-02-18T14:28:47+02:00February 18th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Valley Electrical Titan Racing Team Announces 2022 Rider Roster

2022 sees some change for the Valley Electrical Titan Racing Team. We are excited to welcome some exciting new partners and new riders, taking the team, as well as a new look, to the next level. The goal and purpose of the team will remain the same: to give young and up-and-coming riders the opportunity [...]

6 02, 2022

Cornērcard and Faces Rola Wrap Up Tankwa Trek Titles

By |2022-02-06T14:40:36+02:00February 6th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Cornērcard and Faces Rola Wrap Up Tankwa Trek Titles

The overnight leaders, Cornērcard and Faces Rola, wrapped up their Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, titles with stage wins on the final day. Nino Schurter and Filippo Colombo underlined their dominance in the Koue Bokkeveld with a comfortable victory. While Sunday, 6 February, saw Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill complete their clean [...]

5 02, 2022

South Africans Succeed on the Queen Stage of the Tankwa Trek

By |2022-02-05T18:09:19+02:00February 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on South Africans Succeed on the Queen Stage of the Tankwa Trek

The Queen Stage of the 2022 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, was won by the all-South African teams of Faces Rola and Toyota Specialized on Saturday, 5 February. Matt Beers and Tristan Nortje recovered from a difficult second stage to outsprint the overall race leaders, Team Cornercard, on Stage 3. While in [...]

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