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15 03, 2019

Follow, Like and Watch the Absa Cape Epic Live

By |2019-03-15T11:20:15+02:00March 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

This year you will be able to get closer than ever to the Absa Cape Epic, by following the action from the Untamed African Mountain Bike Race live from the trails, at each race village or via the growing range of digital mediums. If spectating is not enough, you can engage further and play the [...]

14 03, 2019

Gaze and Van Der Breggen Storm to songo.info Champions Race Success

By |2019-03-14T17:59:35+02:00March 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

On Wednesday the 13th of March the Kaymandi Sports Fields and songo.info BMX track hosted the 2019 songo.info Champions Race. The Stellenbosch based sporting and education charity attracted eight former and reigning World Champions, three Olympic Gold Medallists and the reigning European Champion. Accounting for three of those eleven titles between them Sam Gaze and [...]

13 03, 2019

MTB Champions Assemble for songo.info Showpiece

By |2019-03-13T08:16:19+02:00March 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The traditional final race before the Absa Cape Epic, the songo.info Champions Race is set to take place in Kayamandi on Wednesday the 13th of March. This year’s event will once again boast an all-star international field and entry is free to spectators wishing to watch the action unfold live. The racing gets underway with [...]

9 03, 2019

T-10 Days: An Absa Cape Epic Form Check

By |2019-03-09T15:44:17+02:00March 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

For the second year in a row the Cape Town Cycle Tour’s MTB Challenge has played a pivotal role in the build up to the Absa Cape Epic. In 2018 it was defending women’s champion Jennie Stenerhag who emerged from the event unable to defend her title, after tearing a hamstring in a seemingly innocuous [...]

22 02, 2019

Bikamino: A Bicycle Journey through the Heart of Namaqualand

By |2019-02-22T15:40:56+02:00February 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Inspired by the Camino de Santiago – pilgrimage to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela – the Bikamino is a pilgrimage of a different sort. A journey by bicycle; through the ancient heartland of South Africa, past copper mines which pre-date European colonialism, to the wildest of coastlines – the Namaqua Coastal Route. The Bikamino, [...]

5 02, 2019

Stellar Elite Field Preparing for 2019 Absa Cape Epic

By |2019-02-05T21:05:08+02:00February 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The sixteenth edition of the Untamed African Mountain Bike Race boasts an exceptional elite field filled with World, National and Continental champions, in addition to ten previous winners of the Absa Cape Epic. The elite men’s field is spear headed by defending champions Jaroslav Kulhavý and Howard Grotts with the reigning XCO World and Olympic [...]

16 01, 2019

Entries Open for the 2019 Kolsvlei 100KM MTB Challenge

By |2019-01-16T11:23:35+02:00January 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Challenge or chill, the Kolsvlei 100KM MTB Challenge, presented by Boland SUPERSPAR, offers both and everything in-between on the 30th of March 2019. Located just outside the town of Piketberg, the Kolsvlei Trail Park plays host to the event which offers far more than its imposing name suggests – with a trail run, fun run, [...]

18 12, 2018

Grom Level Froth All-Round at Hi-Teq 2018

By |2018-12-18T12:43:02+02:00December 18th, 2018|News|1 Comment

The average age – of the seventy strong gravity racing field who gathered at the Houteq Science Complex, in Grabouw, for the 2018 Hi-Teq Gravity Festival – was considerably older than the last time the longboarding community gathered for a Western Cape Race, three years ago. In fact, the masters’ division for riders over the [...]

10 12, 2018

Escape to Greyton for the 2019 Greyt Escape

By |2018-12-10T17:35:10+02:00December 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Mid-winter may seem a lifetime away, as we rapidly approach the summer solstice, but before the festive chaos takes hold now is the time to plan for June 2019. Trail runners and mountain bikers alike can book for a weekend in the mountains during the Greyt Escape, on the 15th to the 17th of June. [...]

5 12, 2018

Experience the Broad Karoo During Trek2Teebus Stage Race

By |2018-12-05T16:48:32+02:00December 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Search and discover “meaning [in] the broad Karoo, the bush, the dusty loam” during the TyrePlus-Tygervalley Trek2Teebus in April 2019. The three day stage race, dubbed a Karoo Adventure takes place from the 26th to the 28th of April between the “kopje-crest[s] that break the veldt around” Steynsburg. On the bike Trek2Teebus provides a total [...]