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28 08, 2019

Dates Set for 2020 Trans Baviaans

By |2019-08-28T10:34:42+02:00August 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Dates Set for 2020 Trans Baviaans

The 17th edition of the Trans Baviaans 24-hour mountain bike Race and Repeat will take place on Saturday the 15th and Saturday the 22th of August 2020 respectively. The event entries will once again be capped at 1 250 riders per event and riders will be able to take part in teams of 2, 3 or [...]

18 08, 2019

Uncle Fish Best Suited to Damp Trans Baviaans Repeat

By |2019-08-18T10:05:37+02:00August 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Uncle Fish Best Suited to Damp Trans Baviaans Repeat

Gawie Combrinck and Gerrit de Vries, riding as the aptly named Uncle Fish team overcame damp conditions to win a very challenging Trans Baviaans Repeat; on Saturday, 17 August. The second event in the 2019 Trans Baviaans stable, which followed the same 230 kilometre course from Willowmore to Jeffery’s Bay, was contested in testing weather. [...]

14 08, 2019

Trans Baviaans Repeat – No Mysteries in the Kloof the Second Time Around

By |2019-08-14T10:33:19+02:00August 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Trans Baviaans Repeat – No Mysteries in the Kloof the Second Time Around

Over the sixteen year history of the Trans Baviaans the greatest topic of debate before each Race has been the road conditions. 230 kilometres is, by any cyclist’s standards, a long distance. On gravel roads and jeep tracks that link Willowmore to Jeffery’s Bay, via the Baviaanskloof, there is amble opportunity for the route to [...]

11 08, 2019

dormakaba and Galileo Risk Overcome Rough Terrain to win 2019 Trans Baviaans

By |2019-08-11T01:04:30+02:00August 11th, 2019|News|Comments Off on dormakaba and Galileo Risk Overcome Rough Terrain to win 2019 Trans Baviaans

The 2019 Trans Baviaans, which took place in the Eastern Cape on Saturday 10 August, was won by the dormakaba and Galileo Risk teams. They and their fellow competitors in the Trans Baviaans Race, the first of two events, had to brave the roughest conditions in years on the traverse through the Baviaanskloof. Floods in [...]

9 08, 2019

Willowmore Abuzz Ahead of 2019 Trans Baviaans Race

By |2019-08-09T21:38:02+02:00August 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Willowmore Abuzz Ahead of 2019 Trans Baviaans Race

The sleepy Eastern Cape town of Willowmore is never as busy as it is right now. On the dusty main road; not a parking spot is to be found and pedestrians have to dodge bicycles and cars crawling at walking pace through town, as there is simply no space on the pavements. Knysna has the [...]

2 08, 2019

Posthumus, Smith, Hill, Ralph and Co Race the Elements at Trans Baviaans

By |2019-08-02T16:33:23+02:00August 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Posthumus, Smith, Hill, Ralph and Co Race the Elements at Trans Baviaans

The 2019 Trans Baviaans, ultra-endurance mountain bike race, is set to take place on Saturday the 10th of August. Among the 1 250 riders who will roll across the start line in Willowmore, on their way to Jeffery’s Bay are Mike Posthumus, Derrin Smith, Sarah Hill and Theresa Ralph. Though the quartet of riders from dormakaba [...]

30 07, 2019

Introducing a 100 Miler Series across South Africa

By |2019-07-31T18:54:13+02:00July 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Introducing a 100 Miler Series across South Africa

100 Miler event organizers in South Africa have come together to present the first ever 100 Miler Series in South Africa. Races forming part of the series that kicks off in 2020 are: Ride the Karoo Swartberg 100 Gran Fondo Race to the Sun Trans Elands Around the Pot Maloti 100 Miler Race to the [...]

15 06, 2019

Lombard and Scholtz Run to Discovery MUT Titles

By |2019-06-15T22:00:14+02:00June 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Lombard and Scholtz Run to Discovery MUT Titles

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|Comments Off on Discovery MUT Hosts Award Winning Adventure Films

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|Comments Off on Exciting Updates for Chas Everitt Around The Pot – Overberg 100Miler – Presented by SEESA

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 [...]