Plettenberg Bay

23 04, 2024

Hear no evil, see no evil, experience no evil? Dr Evil Classic rebrands to Dr Evil Experience

By |2024-04-23T17:08:59+02:00April 23rd, 2024|News|Comments Off on Hear no evil, see no evil, experience no evil? Dr Evil Classic rebrands to Dr Evil Experience

The Dr Evil Classic, the Garden Route based multi-day mountain bike stage race, has re-branded and will now be known as the Dr Evil Experience – a fitting change in name that aligns the event with its soul and commitment to its hometown, Plettenberg Bay. The name Dr Evil strikes one of two visions into [...]

24 09, 2023

Singletracks, Sunshine (a touch of mud), and Smiles at the 2023 Dr Evil Classic

By |2023-09-24T15:55:34+02:00September 24th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Singletracks, Sunshine (a touch of mud), and Smiles at the 2023 Dr Evil Classic

The 2023 Dr Evil Classic showcased Plettenberg Bay’s mountain biking at it very best from Thursday, 21 September, to Saturday, the 23rd. The three-day stage race’s routes provided exceptional riding throughout, despite rain making Friday’s Stage 2 a muddy affair in places. At the sharp end of proceedings, 19-year-old Aaron Pietersen claimed the general classification [...]

22 09, 2023

De Groot Back on the Bike and Riding/Racing Dr Evil Classic

By |2023-09-22T17:00:13+02:00September 22nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on De Groot Back on the Bike and Riding/Racing Dr Evil Classic

Multiple South African mountain bike marathon champion Robyn de Groot retired from elite cycling in May last year. After nearly an 18-month hiatus from taking part in events she is easing back into the action at the 2023 Dr Evil Classic. Stage 2 – on Friday, 22 September – provided a few reminders of why [...]

21 09, 2023

Lockierides Dr Evil: Schoolboy Errors. Cramps. Snakes. Smiles.

By |2023-09-21T17:20:30+02:00September 21st, 2023|Mountains & Valleys|Comments Off on Lockierides Dr Evil: Schoolboy Errors. Cramps. Snakes. Smiles.

When asked about MTB meccas, does Plettenberg Bay make the list? Well, it should. Plett is a jewel of the Garden Route – great beaches, happy vibes in the town, year-round sunshine for the most part, and incredible mountain biking in every direction! The Dr Evil Classic is one of the reasons Plett should be [...]

21 09, 2023

Trail Angels Descend on Dr Evil Classic

By |2023-09-21T16:25:29+02:00September 21st, 2023|News|Comments Off on Trail Angels Descend on Dr Evil Classic

The opening day of the 2023 Dr Evil Classic took riders from Wittedrift to Cairnbrogie, along a scenic and at time challenging 58-kilometre route. Among the 350-rider strong field there were numerous eBikers, including a group of racing eBike riders. Most though, were happy to cruise and take in the spectacular Plettenberg Bay vistas; on [...]

24 04, 2023

Doctor’s Orders: Plan Now for September 2023

By |2023-04-19T09:34:42+02:00April 24th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Doctor’s Orders: Plan Now for September 2023

The good doctor, Leon Evans, also known as Dr Evil has a better prescription than an apple a day: enter the 2023 Dr Evil Classic. Now in its eleventh year the event will boast more singletrack than ever, as Plettenberg Bay continues to evolve as a mountain biking Mecca. It will however not lose its [...]

18 09, 2019

Kwano Cycling Academy Riders Shine at BUCO Dr Evil Classic

By |2019-09-20T17:10:08+02:00September 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Kwano Cycling Academy Riders Shine at BUCO Dr Evil Classic

Siphe Ncapayi finished the opening stage of the BUCO Dr Evil Classic 11 minutes and 2 seconds behind the stage winner. On Friday’s Stage 2, which started and finished at Kurland Hotel, he reduced that deficit to just 34 seconds. With two third place finishes now to his name, it is clear that, the Kwano [...]

18 09, 2019

Family Feuds or Family Fun at the BUCO Dr Evil Classic

By |2019-09-19T16:40:58+02:00September 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Family Feuds or Family Fun at the BUCO Dr Evil Classic

Knysna’s Giliomee and Bosman Families are taking part in the BUCO Dr Evil Classic as a family adventure. Like all families though, they are not immune from a healthy dose of sibling rivalry. Or in the Giliomee’s case sibling and parental rivalries. Brothers Jaco and Cecil Bosman are riding the three-day mountain bike stage race [...]

18 09, 2019

Wild Welcome to the BUCO Dr Evil Classic

By |2023-01-27T13:27:57+02:00September 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Wild Welcome to the BUCO Dr Evil Classic

Registration for the 2019 BUCO Dr Evil Classic took place at the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve on Wednesday, 18 September. Situated inland, on a plateau between the Bietou and Keurbooms Rivers, from the coastal resort town and its idyllic white sand beaches the Game Reserve boasts three of the Big Five. Zebra, blue wildebeest and [...]

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