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26 11, 2022

2022 Old Mutual Wealth Double Century a Success in Swellendam

By |2022-11-26T18:11:16+02:00November 26th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Over 250 teams, of up to 12 riders, started the 2022 Old Mutual Wealth Double Century team time-trial road race in Swellendam; on Saturday, 26 November. DMS & Co won the men’s race, with Reach for Rainbows winning the women’s event. In the mixed category, Private Client Holdings Mixed was triumphant. South Africa’s famous hosting [...]

24 11, 2022

The Winelands Region’s Ultimate Permit: 17 Networks & 1 300km of Trails:

By |2022-11-24T13:50:39+02:00November 24th, 2022|News|0 Comments

More networks. More Trails. More Awesome! In years gone by the Cape Winelands was primarily known for its heritage wine farms, spectacular vistas, snow-covered peaks and agricultural industry. Fast forward a few years and the area is now known for a variety of craft produce, exceptional restaurants and a bustling adventure industry. Artisans lovingly produce [...]

21 11, 2022

Join the hunt at the Stanford 100 Miler

By |2022-11-21T14:06:31+02:00November 21st, 2022|News|0 Comments

On 10 December 2022, the discerning gravel bike and mountain bike rider will be (or should be) saddling up for the ultimate gravel hunt at the Stanford 100 Miler. Blow the horn, announce to the world that the hunt is underway and let yourself loose on the tar, district, rural and gravel roads of the Overstrand. [...]

17 11, 2022

Tougher Test Presented by 2023 Tankwa Trek Route

By |2022-11-17T16:06:52+02:00November 17th, 2022|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

11 11, 2022

Celebrating 30 Years of South African Cycling with Avalanche Bicycles

By |2022-11-11T11:58:37+02:00November 11th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Celebrating 30 Years of South African Cycling with Avalanche Bicycles

In 1992 Avalanche Bicycles were launched into the South African market. 30 years on and the brand is still providing the machines which facilitate adventures, on two wheels, for thousands of cyclists. From toddlers stepping over their first balance bike to eBikers and everyone in between. To mark their 30th anniversary Avalanche Bicycles are launching [...]

10 11, 2022

MUT Becomes First African Trail Race to Join UTMB World Series Elevating South-African Trail Running to an International Stage

By |2022-11-10T14:40:39+02:00November 10th, 2022|News|Comments Off on MUT Becomes First African Trail Race to Join UTMB World Series Elevating South-African Trail Running to an International Stage

The Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB® is set to welcome trail runners from across the globe to the Southern Cape of South Africa 26 - 28 May 2023. It is currently the only UTMB® World Series Finals qualifying event on the African continent and forms part of a 30 event UTMB® World Series calendar for next [...]

8 11, 2022

Old Mutual Wealth Double Century rides with Kia Konfidence

By |2022-11-08T16:30:31+02:00November 8th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Old Mutual Wealth Double Century rides with Kia Konfidence

This year, the Old Mutual Wealth Double Century will have the support of Kia Konfidence. The event’s new motor vehicle partner will provide cars for race officials and organisers, allowing them to move around the course safely and comfortably. Kia Konfidence, backed by Kia Motors South Africa, offers a straightforward, risk-free solution to purchasing pre-owned [...]

8 11, 2022

Great Optimist Race: Optimists race raises R130 000 for charity

By |2022-11-08T14:29:44+02:00November 8th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Great Optimist Race: Optimists race raises R130 000 for charity

This year’s Great Optimist Race in conjunction with Boatica was a showdown of epic proportions as the wind dropped midway into the race, and skippers resorted to paddles, their hands, and dirty tactics with water weapons to get their boats across the finish line. 19-year old newcomer Hamilton Slater was the first sailor to complete [...]

27 10, 2022

ILoveBoobies: Riding to Fund Breast Cancer Screenings in Grabouw and Bot River

By |2022-10-27T10:13:24+02:00October 27th, 2022|News|Comments Off on ILoveBoobies: Riding to Fund Breast Cancer Screenings in Grabouw and Bot River

Founded in 2017, ILoveBoobies has funded breast cancer screenings for over 5 000 women from historically disadvantaged communities, in addition to the 9.2 million South Africans they have reached with their comprehensive Breast Cancer and Breast Health educational and awareness-building campaigns. Most cyclists and runners should already be familiar with the charity, given their presence [...]

26 10, 2022

South African Mountain Bikers Come Together to #PedalForGood

By |2022-10-24T10:35:13+02:00October 26th, 2022|News|Comments Off on South African Mountain Bikers Come Together to #PedalForGood

Mountain Bike is mostly an individual sport, where the athlete competes for their personal best time against a cohort of other individuals. But this sport is unique in that despite individualism, a strong bond and camaraderie amongst the participants are positive and helpful. From social riders to elite-level athletes, there is constant support and care [...]

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