Swellendam

26 11, 2023

DMS & Co Race to Comprehensive Old Mutual Wealth Double Century Victory

By |2023-11-26T11:24:22+02:00November 26th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DMS & Co Race to Comprehensive Old Mutual Wealth Double Century Victory

The 2023 Old Mutual Wealth Double Century took place in warm conditions, from Swellendam, on Saturday, 25 November. A steady, if not stiff, headwind made record and personal best chasing difficult, but did not stifle the racing. DMS & Co went out fast and overcame punctures to key riders to win the title in commanding [...]

24 07, 2023

Battle Lines Drawn in the Gravel for 2023 B-Well Around the Pot

By |2023-07-24T13:17:18+02:00July 24th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Battle Lines Drawn in the Gravel for 2023 B-Well Around the Pot

The 2023 B-Well Around the Pot, presented by SEESA, is set to take place on Saturday, 29 July. Along with hundreds of enthusiastic and avid gravel riders the event has attracted some of the country’s top gravel racers. The fields are split between the 100 and 200 Mile courses, with riders like Gert Heyns, Pieter [...]

15 05, 2023

Canola Fields, A River Crossing and Miles of Vitamin G in SA’s Biggest Gravel Race

By |2023-05-15T15:07:12+02:00May 15th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Canola Fields, A River Crossing and Miles of Vitamin G in SA’s Biggest Gravel Race

The B-Well Around the Pot welcomed 2 000 gravel riders to Swellendam for the 2022 edition and with winter rapidly approaching it is once again gravel season in South Africa. This means it is nearly time to take on the rolling roads of the Overberg in the 2023 edition. Scheduled for the 29th of July the [...]

12 09, 2022

Trails: DIY Around the Pot Tours from Swellendam

By |2022-09-12T18:07:32+02:00September 12th, 2022|Trails|Comments Off on Trails: DIY Around the Pot Tours from Swellendam

Crank up the magic of the Overberg back roads amidst the breathtaking canola and wheat fields lining the picturesque ‘Around The Pot’ Route. This race rates right up there as one of SA’s ‘greatest gravel grinds’, and you’ll be chuffed to know you can now ride it solo any time you like! Photographs & Copy: [...]

21 07, 2022

Swellendam MTB Trails

By |2022-07-21T09:46:08+02:00July 21st, 2022|Trails|Comments Off on Swellendam MTB Trails

Local Buzz: Here’s the deal: the Swellendam Trails (all hand-crafted on space belonging to the local Municipality) is open and FREE. Yup, you heard correctly, and I guarantee you there is nowhere else in the Western Cape where you will have open public access to trails of this quality. The setting adjacent to Marloth Nature [...]

16 09, 2021

Introducing DIY Around the Pot Adventures

By |2021-09-17T10:15:15+02:00September 16th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Introducing DIY Around the Pot Adventures

The Chas Everitt Around the Pot, presented by SEESA, introduced many South African cyclists to the amazing scenery of the Swellendam and Breede River region of the Overberg. Now, with the launch of a ‘Do It Yourself’ series the event is expanding the riding opportunities and creating the potential for amazing new experiences. Come explore [...]

2 11, 2020

Race Around the Pot in 2021

By |2020-11-02T08:40:06+02:00November 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Race Around the Pot in 2021

Entries for the Chas Everitt Around the Pot, presented by SEESA, opened on Sunday, 1 November. The 2021 races – which include a 25-miler, 60-miler, 100-miler and ultra-endurance 200-miler – are set to take place on Saturday, 24 July. Riders who held entries to the Covid-19 affected 2020 event will be able to roll their [...]

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