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Wildevy MTB Challenge

Posted by admin - July 30, 2014 - News
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Wildevy MTC Challenge

People rushed to the mining hub of Burgersfort this past weekend, not for platinum but for the annual Wildevy festival. This winter festival includes activities such as a 4×4 show, a flea–market and a mountain bike race to name but a few. Burgersfort lies on the northern edge of Mpumulanga and enjoys a mild climate [...]

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Reading Development Programme

Posted by admin - July 22, 2014 - News
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Siza education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela A reading development programme was started in June 2010 and SizaBantwana children from grade 2 to grade 9 (ages 8 to 15) attends from 13:00 to 17:00. – We aim to bring hope to children in a hopeless situation [...]

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National Cross-Country Championships, 19 July

Posted by admin - July 22, 2014 - News
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National Cros-Country Championships

The South African Cross-Country (XCO) Championships took place on Saturday at Thaba Trails MTB Park situated in the heart of Alberton, Gauteng. Although cross-country racing is also a mountain biking discipline, it differs quite a lot from the marathon events which are my main focus. A cross-country event entails a lap-racing format where riders set [...]

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MTN National MTB Series, # 6 Van Gaalen

Posted by admin - June 23, 2014 - News
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Yolandi

The 6th round in the MTN National MTB Series took us to the small village of Skeerpoort situated at the foothills of the scenic Magaliesberg Mountains. Van Gaalen’s Cheese farm played host to the event and with the farm only being about 50km west of Johannesburg it felt as if I was racing ‘close’ to home [...]

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Isuzu 3 Towers Mncane

Posted by admin - June 23, 2014 - News
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Breaking News!! Isuzu 3 Towers would like to welcome, the birth of new addition to the family. This “laatlammetjie” will be run on the same weekend as the Isuzu 3 Towers Stage Race & Challenge.   It is limited to 50 team entries. The Isuzu 3 Towers Mncane is aimed at the youth 14 years & up [...]

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SA National Marathon Championship presented by Stihl

Posted by admin - June 12, 2014 - News
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This past weekend saw the SA National Marathon Championships taking place at Cascades MTB Park in Pietermaritzburg. This popular mountain bike venue is typically used for the short-course formats of cross-country (XC) and downhill (DHI) racing. This time around the park formed the hub of the marathon course which is the endurance side of our [...]

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South African Marathon Championships, Hilton (Kwazulu Natal)

Posted by admin - June 12, 2014 - News
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Cascades, the venue for last year’s MTB XC and Downhill World Championships once again welcomed SA’s best on Saturday for the South African Marathon Championships. The event would also serve as a dress rehearsal for the Marathon World Championships taking place at end of the month. Unlike many of the other marathon races we compete [...]

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Race Report: Tour of Mauritius sponsored by Wynn

Posted by admin - June 7, 2014 - News
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RR Tour of Mauritius

Melt: Straight after the MTN Rooiberg Ultra Marathon it was pack up and go, as I traded the wintery weather of SA for the much milder climes of tropical Mauritius. The Tour of Mauritius was my introduction to bike racing on this beautiful island back in 2009 and since then I have returned twice to [...]

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SIMPSON MOTORS TZANEEN XCO – 21 JUNE & DOWNHILL SHOW

Posted by admin - June 5, 2014 - News
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Simpson Motors Tzaneen XCO

PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND CLUBMEMBERS? We are very excited to host our FIRST XCO Race in Tzaneen sponsored by SIMPSON MOTORS TZANEEN on 21 June 2014 which is also a Limpopo Qualifier! THE TRACK IS AWESOME, THE DAY IS ACTIONPACKED AND THE SPECTATOR POINTS GREAT!!! THE BEERS ARE COLD AND THE SPUR-BURGERS DELICIOUS! ALSO NEW [...]

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Tour de Maurice

Posted by admin - June 5, 2014 - News
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About a week before the Tour de Maurice was set to take place I was offered the wonderful opportunity to take part in this year’s event.  A few quick arrangements later and there I was, the Sunday morning after the MTN Rooiberg event on a plane bound for Mauritius. I was excited but also nervous [...]

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