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Seamus Allardice is a freelance writer and content creator. You can follow him on Twitter or Instagram @SeamusAllardice.
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 [...]

4 06, 2019

Steeple CX Cup Brings Cyclocross to South Africa

By |2019-06-04T16:20:34+02:00June 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Cyclocross invokes images of soggy Belgian fields, a muddy Mathieu van der Poel grinding inexorably away from Wout van Aert while thousands of cheering, beer drinking fans shout their encouragements. It looks part festival part bike race. South African cyclists have been missing out for too long on Europe and North America’s favourite winter bike [...]

27 05, 2019

Gear Review: Specialized Diverge Updated or Reimagined?

By |2019-05-28T21:30:18+02:00May 27th, 2019|Gear Reviews|0 Comments

It is hardly fair to compare the 2016 Specialized Diverge Seamus Allardice usually rides to the 2019 model, he discovered within a few pedal stokes on the new machine. But the DNA of the older bike is still there driving the latest model towards fresh adventures. The original. A 2016 Specialized Diverge. Since [...]

27 05, 2019

Captains Confirm PwC Great Zuurberg Trek a Success

By |2019-05-27T09:44:52+02:00May 27th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Two former Springbok rugby captains were among the 250 riders who took on the 2019 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, from the 24th to the 26th of May. The three day mountain bike stage race was held in the Zuurberg Mountains in the Addo region of the Eastern Cape and boasted a blend of serious racing [...]

26 05, 2019

Imbuko Giant Seal the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek Title in Style

By |2019-05-26T14:21:28+02:00May 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The final day of the 2019 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, on Sunday 26 May, saw fast and furious racing action unfold through the Hayterdale Trails. All three teams of overnight leaders; Imbuko Giant, Team Garmin and Aspire Livefit/Thule sealed their overall victories, by each claiming their third successive stage victory. It is the young combination [...]

25 05, 2019

Punctures Make for Dramatic Day Two at the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek

By |2019-05-25T16:15:20+02:00May 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The Queen Stage of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, which took place on Saturday 25 May, served up dramatic mountain biking. Marco Joubert and Nicol Carstens fought back from an early puncture to extend their general classification lead. While in the mixed and women’s categories Yolandi du Toit and Ben Melt Swanepoel, as well as [...]

24 05, 2019

Stunning Start to the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek for Imbuko Giant

By |2019-05-24T16:34:21+02:00May 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Imboko Giant got their 2019 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek campaign off to the best possible start on Friday, 24 May. Marco Joubert and Nicol Carstens established a 3 minute and 7 second advantage over Andrew Hill and Tyrone White on the 71 kilometre long opening stage. The mixed category stage honours went to Team Garmin; [...]