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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 [...]

24 04, 2023

Join the Celebration of South African MTB Heritage at Lions Karoo to Coast

By |2023-04-21T09:10:34+02:00April 24th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Join the Celebration of South African MTB Heritage at Lions Karoo to Coast

Heritage Day 2023, or Braai Day as it is more commonly known, coincides with the twenty third edition of the Lions Karoo to Coast mountain bike race; on Sunday, 24 September. Which is exceptionally fitting as the event is more than a mainstay of the South African cycling calendar. It is among the most iconic [...]

26 09, 2019

The Illusive Knysna Bull

By |2019-09-26T10:27:22+02:00September 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Illusive Knysna Bull

For the best part of the last decade there have been rumours that a wild bull elephant still roams the Knysna Forests. Footprints and dung are the only clues as to this grey ghost’s authenticity. For mountain bikers, entries to the 2020 Knysna Bull, made personal by Constantia, do not guarantee a spotting of the [...]

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 [...]

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