Juanita Mackenzie

27 02, 2024

Meet the PedalForGood Jersey Contenders at the 2024 Absa Cape Epic

By |2024-03-06T16:02:23+02:00February 27th, 2024|Epic Trips|Comments Off on Meet the PedalForGood Jersey Contenders at the 2024 Absa Cape Epic

The Pedal Project is an official Absa Cape Epic charity and a community-based mental health support programme, which utilises mountain biking as a vehicle for empowering children from historically disadvantaged communities. At the 2024 Untamed African Mountain Bike Race the programme will be rewarding a group of UCI Women’s teams as they #PedalForGood. The unofficial [...]

20 02, 2024

Pedal Project Creates Racing Sub-Category Within the UCI Women’s Field

By |2024-02-20T20:31:23+02:00February 20th, 2024|Epic Trips|Comments Off on Pedal Project Creates Racing Sub-Category Within the UCI Women’s Field

The Pedal Project – a community-based mental health support programme which utilises mountain biking as a vehicle for empowering children from historically disadvantaged communities – is an official charity of the Absa Cape Epic. In an attempt to raise awareness of the charity, to promote healthy competition throughout the race, and to highlight the achievements [...]

16 03, 2023

Working Heroines: The Stories of Five Women & MTB Racing

By |2023-04-05T11:51:32+02:00March 16th, 2023|Epic Trips|Comments Off on Working Heroines: The Stories of Five Women & MTB Racing

They say it’s a man’s world. And when looking around a mountain bike race village it’s difficult to argue. In the biggest races the average man to woman ratio is 10 to 1. Equal prize money has evened the playing field, but arguably only for the very top riders. For the amateur women – who [...]

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