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Australian Stuart Cathcart (left) leads a group of riders on the 78km opening stage of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter from George to Oudtshoorn today. The others are (from left) Dirk Haentzschel, Damien Ingram (Cathcart's partner) and solo category leader Udo Mueller. The seven-stage mountain-bike race ends in Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands on Saturday. Picture: Deidre Kachelhoffer

Internationals dominate TransCape podium

International cyclists dominated the podium spots when the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter got under way in George today. Australian mountain-bikers Damien Ingram and Stuart Cathcart...
Brad Gouveris (left) and Anriette Schoeman will be back to defend their titles in the Bestmed Makro road race when the feature 106km event takes place from Lorraine Primary School in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Picture: Supplied

Gouveris, Schoeman geared up for Makro challenge

Champions Brad Gouveris and Anriette Schoeman are ready for the challenges of early-season racing when they defend their titles in the Bestmed Makro Championship...
Winelands trails

Local MTB organisations collaborate to launch Regional Permit that allows access...

  Winelands Cycling Club, Stellenbosch Trail Fund (STF), MTO (Jonkershoek) and Winelands Trails are excited to launch the long-overdue Winelands Regional Permit that will allow...
Norwegian mountain bike professional Eirik Fiskvik is one of several overseas riders who will be competing in the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter this year. The 614km race starts in Knysna on Sunday and ends in Franschhoek on February 10.

Norwegian joins overseas contingent in TransCape

Norwegian professional Eirik Fiskvik will leave the extreme cold of a European winter this week to test himself in sunny South Africa when the...
Seen here:  A Big Box Container that has been converted into a Rialto Coffee Shop at Stillwater Sports’ outdoor events.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Big Box included as a fixture on the 2018 Origin Of...

Celebrating its 6th anniversary on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018, South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience...
The front group follow the lead bike before the 99km fifth stage of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter from Swellendam to Greyton was neutralised at the second water point because of confusion over the route. The seven-stage 614km race ends at the La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek on Saturday.

Fifth stage of TransCape neutralised after route confusion

The status quo remained unchanged in the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter after the fifth stage between Swellendam and Greyton was neutralised in unfortunate circumstances...
Tristan Nortje of Outeniqua High was home first in the junior men's category in the opening leg of the Madibaz MTB XCO Series at the Nelson Mandela University campus in George at the weekend. Picture: Chris Brooke

Symons, Bailey strike early in XCO Series

Kyle Symons and Rose Bailey took the honours when the Madibaz MTB XCO Series made a flying start with the opening Whip Snake leg...
A number of changes, including a new race venue, have been introduced to the Takealot Satellite Classic road cycle race when it takes place in Magaliesburg, Gauteng, on October 12. Photo: Wayne Hanscombe/Jetline Action Photography

Satellite Classic road race takes on a fresh look

The Takealot Satellite Classic road race will show off a fresh look when it takes place at an important stage in the South African...
Marc Pritzen and his team, OfficeGuru Racing, will be chasing further success when the Takealot Berge & Dale road cycle race over 108km takes place in Krugersdorp on the West Rand on Saturday. Photo: Henk Neuhoff

Berge & Dale a chance to extend team success, says Pritzen

South African U23 champion Marc Pritzen is thriving in the team atmosphere of OfficeGuru Racing and will be looking to extend the outfit's success...
Seen here:  Trail running enthusiasts enjoying the action of the inaugural Origin Of Trails Trail Run in 2018.  Photo Credit:  Philip Fyer

Origin Of Trails Trail Run Entries Now Open

Forming part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, entries are now open for the 2nd annual Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will...