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5 02, 2024

The songo.info Champions Race, presented by fibertime™️, is Back!

By |2024-02-05T12:28:33+02:00February 5th, 2024|News|Comments Off on The songo.info Champions Race, presented by fibertime™️, is Back!

The greatest mountain biking spectator event, the songo.info Champions Race is back from a three-year hiatus, with fibertime™ as the new presenting sponsor. As ever the event will be staged in Kayamandi on the Wednesday before the Absa Cape Epic and some of the world's best MTB racers will turn out to hone their skills [...]

30 01, 2024

10 Reasons to Ride the 24th Lions Karoo to Coast

By |2024-01-30T13:03:28+02:00January 30th, 2024|News|Comments Off on 10 Reasons to Ride the 24th Lions Karoo to Coast

The Lions Karoo to Coast is one of South Africa’s most iconic mountain bike races. Since its foundation in 1999 the race has brought thousands of cyclists to Uniondale to ride the magnificent Prince Alfred’s Pass to Knysna. Over the 25 years, since the inaugural edition, mountain bikes have changed significantly, 26er hard-tails are almost [...]

23 01, 2024

The Bicycle Service Company Launches Garden Route Store in George

By |2024-01-23T12:47:04+02:00January 23rd, 2024|News|Comments Off on The Bicycle Service Company Launches Garden Route Store in George

One of Johannesburg’s most successful bicycle stores, The Bicycle Service Company, has expanded to the Garden Route with a new store in George. Opened for trading in early December 2023, the store, an official Trek retailer, is expected to become an integral part of the Garden Route cycling community. Co-owners, Danny Fowler and Roger Blewett [...]

20 01, 2024

Miller and Sanders Crowned King and Queen of the Attakwas Extreme

By |2024-01-20T19:28:44+02:00January 20th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Miller and Sanders Crowned King and Queen of the Attakwas Extreme

Namibian champion Alex Miller and, former South African marathon champion, Samantha Sanders conquered the Attakwaskloof and temperatures in excess of 40 degrees Celsius to win the 2024 Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen. The race, which took place on Saturday, 20 January, from Chandelier Game Lodge, near Oudtshoorn, to Pine Creek Resort, in [...]

20 12, 2023

Aramex To Move Mountains and Empower Women’s Racing at the Absa Cape Epic

By |2023-12-21T11:15:46+02:00December 20th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Aramex To Move Mountains and Empower Women’s Racing at the Absa Cape Epic

Aramex may be best known for their fleet of red and white trucks and vans, delivering smaller packages across the world. Yet, that is only a small measure of the vast organisation’s reach. As a global leader in comprehensive logistics and transport solutions, Aramex provides large scale freight shipping and warehousing, temperature-controlled warehousing and deliveries, [...]

20 12, 2023

Aramex Partners with the World’s Leading Mountain Bike Stage Race as Official Logistics Partner and Women’s Category Sponsor

By |2023-12-20T15:59:57+02:00December 20th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Aramex Partners with the World’s Leading Mountain Bike Stage Race as Official Logistics Partner and Women’s Category Sponsor

The Absa Cape Epic is often known as the Untamed African Mountain Bike Race. It provides the ultimate off-road cycling challenge, across eight days and 650 kilometres, of rugged and remote racing. Akin to the Dakar Rally in motorsport and a mountain biking allegory for the Tour de France, cycling’s most famous event, the Absa [...]

7 12, 2023

Shorter. Tougher. And More Exhilarating. Pioneering MTB Stage Race Rebirth

By |2023-12-07T10:30:23+02:00December 7th, 2023|Epic Trips, News|Comments Off on Shorter. Tougher. And More Exhilarating. Pioneering MTB Stage Race Rebirth

Dryland Launch Renewed Momentum Medical Scheme Cape Pioneer, presented by Biogen The Momentum Medical Scheme Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in 2023. Over the decade and a half, the seven-day stage race took riders through the Klein Karoo and across the Garden Route. It traversed high mountains and fertile plains, [...]

30 11, 2023

USWE Sports Partner with Epic Series to Aid Riders in On-The-Bike Hydration and Nutrition

By |2023-11-30T22:39:12+02:00November 30th, 2023|News|Comments Off on USWE Sports Partner with Epic Series to Aid Riders in On-The-Bike Hydration and Nutrition

USWE Hydration Packs Partners with the Epic Series, across European and African mountain bike stage races, to provide riders with their technical know-how and industry leading products. They will be the official hydration pack and luggage partners of the Epic Series for 2024 and beyond. As mountain bike stage races have become more technical and [...]

22 11, 2023

MUT by UTMB Celebrates Green Friday by Donating to the Trails

By |2023-11-22T16:36:06+02:00November 22nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on MUT by UTMB Celebrates Green Friday by Donating to the Trails

Thanksgiving may be an American tradition, but it presents a great opportunity for everyone to take stock and appreciate what they have. For trail runners this extends to health, fitness and a pristine environment in which to practice their passion. That is why MUT by UTMB are opting out of Black Friday and promoting Green [...]

21 11, 2023

AVIS Partners with Dryland Event Management

By |2023-11-21T10:48:46+02:00November 21st, 2023|News|Comments Off on AVIS Partners with Dryland Event Management

AVIS Car Rental is arguably the most recognisable name in vehicle rental market, with its red and white logo easily identifiable at airports both in South Africa and around the world. From the world's first airport car rental location in 1946 – at Willow Run Airport, Detroit, USA – to over 5,000 locations in 165 [...]

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