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25 01, 2023

Blaze a Trail Across the Tankwa Karoo in the 2023 News24 Karoo Burn

By |2023-01-25T10:26:19+02:00January 25th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Gravel is growing in South Africa and the News24 Karoo Burn is primed to spark the kindling. With the R355, the country’s most infamous unpaved road, as the proving ground this is a must do event for any off-road challenger. At 242 kilometres in length; a standard hundred miler would call it a day when [...]

21 01, 2023

Beers and Hill Victorious at 2023 Hell of the South

By |2023-01-21T19:10:52+02:00January 21st, 2023|News|0 Comments

Matt Beers and Sarah Hill won the 2023 Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, in very different ways on Saturday, 21 January. The Toyota Specialized rider beat PYGA Euro Steel’s Alex Miller in a sprint. While Hill broke away from Elrika Harmzen-Pretorius on the climb towards the Queen of the Mountain hotspot and [...]

11 01, 2023

Attakwas Extreme: The 2023 MTB Season Starts Here

By |2023-01-11T13:33:58+02:00January 11th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Attakwas Extreme: The 2023 MTB Season Starts Here

The traditional mountain biking season opener, the Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, will once again feature a stellar elite field. Headlined by the record holder, Wessel Botha, and the 2020 winner, Matt Beers, the men’s race is sure to be fiercely contested. The women’s race is likely to be a battle between [...]

15 12, 2022

The Best Christmas Present: A Glacier Storms River Traverse Entry

By |2022-12-15T11:54:26+02:00December 15th, 2022|News|Comments Off on The Best Christmas Present: A Glacier Storms River Traverse Entry

Entries to the 2023 Glacier Storms River Traverse are open, just in time for Christmas. Dryland Event Management’s most social stage race is always a highlight of the year and next year’s event could even be a present to yourself and/or a loved one, if you act now. Though the event is scheduled to take [...]

14 12, 2022

Pioneering Route Through the Heart of the Garden Route and Klein Karoo

By |2022-12-14T09:42:44+02:00December 14th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Pioneering Route Through the Heart of the Garden Route and Klein Karoo

The eleventh Momentum Medical Scheme Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, is set to showcase the best riding of the Garden Route and Klein Karoo in 2023. Dubbed the Race with Soul the seven-day stage race will feature serpentine singletracks, big mountain passes and traverses across arid plains. Starting in George the longer event will [...]

17 11, 2022

Tougher Test Presented by 2023 Tankwa Trek Route

By |2022-11-17T16:06:52+02:00November 17th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Tougher Test Presented by 2023 Tankwa Trek Route

The 2023 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, will feature more singletrack, challenging climbs and riotous riding. In total the four days of the UCI Class 1 stage race will take in 270 kilometres, along with 5 320 metres of climbing. These basic facts do not account for the difficulty presented by the terrain [...]

17 10, 2022

Nortje Proves Gravel Pedigree at the Inaugural Prince George Monumental 100 Miler

By |2022-10-17T08:58:21+02:00October 17th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Nortje Proves Gravel Pedigree at the Inaugural Prince George Monumental 100 Miler

The inaugural Prince George Monumental 100 Miler took place on Saturday, 15 October 2022. Tristan Nortje and Yolande de Villiers were crowned the first king and queen of Klein Karoo gravel racing; having raced to victory across the 165 kilometre long course, which started in Prince Albert and finished in George. Nortje was joined on [...]

2 10, 2022

Mokgopo Wins the Glacier Cradle Traverse While Emphasising Having a Good Time

By |2022-10-02T23:17:34+02:00October 2nd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Mokgopo Wins the Glacier Cradle Traverse While Emphasising Having a Good Time

William Mokgopo restarted his racing schedule with victory in the 2022 Glacier Cradle Traverse, from the 31st of September to the 2nd of October. Held in the Cradle of Humankind, from a race village at Avianto, it is a relaxed event. With short, punchy, routes – measuring no more than 42 kilometres in length – [...]

1 10, 2022

Big Climbs and Fun Descents on Stage 2 of the Glacier Cradle Traverse

By |2022-10-01T17:01:57+02:00October 1st, 2022|News|Comments Off on Big Climbs and Fun Descents on Stage 2 of the Glacier Cradle Traverse

Stage 2 of the 2022 Glacier Cradle Traverse took the riders though some of the Cradle of Humankind’s best loved trails and into the private property of Portion 58. Usually closed to mountain bikers this section of the region is wild jewel on the urban edge of Johannesburg. As such the riders were in for [...]

30 09, 2022

Big Game Highlights in Cradle Moon on Stage 1 of the Glacier Cradle Traverse

By |2022-09-30T15:58:36+02:00September 30th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Big Game Highlights in Cradle Moon on Stage 1 of the Glacier Cradle Traverse

The opening stage of the 2022 Glacier Cradle Traverse took riders from Avianto, west of Johannesburg, along the Crocodile River to a loop of the conservancy which surrounds the Cradle Moon Game Lodge. The 42 kilometre route featured 850 metres of elevation gain and was packed with singletracks. Though, great as the riding was, the [...]

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