17 07, 2022

Communities, Commitment and the CCPP Group Lions Karoo to Coast

By |2022-07-17T16:34:03+02:00July 17th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Communities, Commitment and the CCPP Group Lions Karoo to Coast

Before Covid turned the world on its head the weather did the same to the most recent edition of the CCPP Group Lions Karoo to Coast. It turned what is usually a challenging but enjoyable race into an odyssey of epic proportions. The next two years saw pandemic enforced postponements, which means that the 2022 [...]

26 09, 2019

2020 Karoo to Coast

By |2019-09-25T17:10:35+02:00September 26th, 2019|News|1 Comment

The 2020 date is set for South Africa’s favourite single day mountain bike event: 20 September. Heading into the 22nd edition the Karoo to Coast promises to be as challenging, rewarding and fun as ever – when 4 500 riders take on the route from Uniondale to Knysna. The 96-kilometre-long course, which crosses the old wagon [...]

18 09, 2019

Stark and Giliomee Beat the Elements at the BUCO Karoo to the Coast

By |2019-09-22T17:14:18+02:00September 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Stark and Giliomee Beat the Elements at the BUCO Karoo to the Coast

Sebastian Stark and Nicky Giliomee prevailed against the elements, on a day when the heavens opened over the Prince Alfred’s Pass, to win the 2019 BUCO Karoo to Coast. The 96-kilometre-long, ultra-marathon, mountain bike race started in Uniondale as a few drops of rain began to fall, but by the time the riders reached Knysna [...]

18 09, 2019

Fierce Battle Ahead as Mountain Bikers Race from the Karoo to the Coast

By |2019-09-21T14:30:18+02:00September 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Fierce Battle Ahead as Mountain Bikers Race from the Karoo to the Coast

The 2019 BUCO Karoo to Coast may not feature any professional mountain bikers but with a host of top amateurs taking part victory, in South Africa’s largest single day event, is sure to be fiercely contested. The 96-kilometre route, from the Karoo town of Uniondale to Knysna on the Indian Ocean coast, features 1 560 metres [...]

22 11, 2018

Gravel is Growing

By |2018-11-23T08:34:49+02:00November 22nd, 2018|Moors & Prairies|Comments Off on Gravel is Growing

Seamus Allardice might be biased – he has drunk the gravel bikes Kool-Aid after-all – but he believes gravel is growing in South Africa. It goes further than brands bringing bikes into the country and events popping up all along the country’s network of dirt roads. The heart of the matter lies in the maturation [...]

23 09, 2018

Boyes and Tunstead Victorious at the 2018 BUCO Karoo to Coast

By |2018-09-23T16:03:00+02:00September 23rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Boyes and Tunstead Victorious at the 2018 BUCO Karoo to Coast

The 2018 BUCO Karoo to Coast was won by Craig Boyes and Pauline Tunstead in remarkably different fashions, on Sunday the 23rd of September. Boyes held off his breakaway companions in a sprint for the line, while Tunstead slowly ground down the women’s field on the route’s long climbs of the Prince Alfred's Pass, between [...]

17 09, 2018

Stage Set for Spectacular Karoo to Coast

By |2018-09-15T16:10:07+02:00September 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Stage Set for Spectacular Karoo to Coast

The BUCO Karoo to Coast, 100 kilometre MTB Challenge, is the largest single day mountain bike event in South Africa; attracting 4 500 riders to the sleepy Karoo town of Uniondale annually. This year the event is set to take place on Sunday the 23rd of September and though the focus is on ensuring each rider [...]

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