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The Hollard JUMA 2017 – What to Expect

The Hollard JUMA 2017 – What to Expect

24 May 2017 - All of those taking part in the 2017 edition of the Hollard JUMA, Modern Athlete attended the recent route recce so we can give you a look at what awaits you on race day, this Sunday, 28th May! ...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 9 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 9 Report

30 April 2017 - The last day of the Old Mutual joberg2c dawned with a neutral stage, known as the 'Champagne Stage' riders were treated to a day of celebrations in honour of their victory of completing the nine day ...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 7 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 7 Report

28 April 2017 - The seventh day of the Old Mutual joberg2c saw riders take on a short and punchy 82km ride from Glencairn Farm in Himeville to Mackenzie Club near Ixopo, The race snakes could race but for the majorit...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 6 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 6 Report

27 April 2017 - Day 6 of the Old Mutual joBerg2c was a 98km ride from Clifton Preparatory School in Nottingham Road to Glencairn Farm near Himeville. The day featured two big climbs, Gumtree (because it’s said that...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 5 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 5 Report

26 April 2017 - Day five of the Old Mutual joberg2c was a day not to be under-estimated, the 120km journey from Em’seni in Winterton to Clifton Preparatory School in Nottingham Road would be a hard day for many in ...
Old Mutual Joberg2c Day 1 Report

Old Mutual Joberg2c Day 1 Report

22 April 2017 - The 900km journey kicks off with a 116km neutral ride from Karen Beef in Heidelberg to Frankfort School in the Freestate. In a field of 800 riders our two intrepid riders took on the course and this i...
Joburg2Kili Team to Begin Mount Kilimanjaro Climb!

Joburg2Kili Team to Begin Mount Kilimanjaro Climb!

10 October 2016 - Yesterday we cycled our final leg of the #Joburg2Kili expedition from Arusha to Moshi at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. Since leaving Johannesburg at the end of July we have covered 4650km on our Q...
Team Joburg2Kili for Qhubeka arrive at Mount Kilimanjaro

Team Joburg2Kili for Qhubeka arrive at Mount Kilimanjaro

05 October 2016 - Today, after 10 weeks of cycling single-speed Qhubeka Buffalo bicycles, four South African adventure cyclists, Warrick and Camilla Kernes, Gareth Pickering and Derrick Fourie will arrive in Moshi a...

Everest, the South Pole and now the Absa Cape Epic!

05 October 2016 - SA explorer Sibusiso Vilane to take on the Untamed African MTB race Sibusiso Vilane has summited Mount Everest twice first in 2003 and again with legendary adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes in 200...
Killi, We See You!

Killi, We See You!

30 September 2016 - We have made it to the capital city of Tanzania, Dodoma, after four days of riding in some serious heat through Masai land. Along the way we also reached the 4000km mark on our journey from Johanne...
Helderberg Rotary ready for Stage One of the FNB W2W MTB Events

Helderberg Rotary ready for Stage One of the FNB W2W MTB Events

19 September 2016 - As part of its fundraising program, the Rotary Club of Helderberg will be seen in action manning water points and providing marshal support on route during Stage One of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) M...
FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race Prize Purse Announced

FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race Prize Purse Announced

27 July 2016 - The organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are excited to announce that the prize purse for the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Race has increased to an impressive R407 500.00. ...
African Wild Dog Wins Big at the 2016 Old Mutual iMfolozi MTB Challenge

African Wild Dog Wins Big at the 2016 Old Mutual iMfolozi MTB Challenge

26 July 2016 - After a 55km battle for the title of the 2016 Old Mutual iMfolozi MTB Challenge, Klaas Meintjies and Neville Schuit chose to cross the line together as joint winners.Ideal weather conditions presen...
Eric Tollner Still Going Strong!

Eric Tollner Still Going Strong!

04 July 2016 - Yesterday marked the start of Eric Tollner’s third week in his Namibia2Knysna Challenge. Eric has pushed hard and has just four days to go before completing this awesome feat. Despite end...
2016 KAP Sani2c Draws to a Close

2016 KAP Sani2c Draws to a Close

16 May 2016 - The 2016 KAP Sani2c's race event got off to a blistering start on Thursday, 12 May 2016. One of the best mountain biking fields ever seen at the Sani2c assembled on the start line of the 2016 e...
Disaster Before Start of 2016 KAP sani2c

Disaster Before Start of 2016 KAP sani2c

10 May 2016 - Just days before the 2016  KAP sani2c Trail was set to start, disaster struck as unseasonal downpours and floods hit the coastline. The sani2c community desperately rallied together over the w...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 6 Highlights

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 6 Highlights

28 April 2016 - A brand new day 6 on in the 2016 joBerg2c took the riders from the misty midlands at Clifton Prep Nottingham road to Glencairn farm in the Underberg. Highlights include the brand new Harrison's pass c...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 4 Highlights

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 4 Highlights

26 April 2016 - From Sterkfontein Dam in the Vrystaat riders dropped down into KZN via the Voortrekker Route, plunging down a spectacular descent into the KZN bushveld to finish at the idyllic Emseni Race village. Ge...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c  Day 3 Highlights

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 3 Highlights

25 April 2016 - Description: Today was day 3 of the 2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c. It was the last day the riders would spend in the Free State as they travelled from Reitz to the spectacular Sterkfontein Dam near Harrism...
Kleinhans, Stenerhag Claim Gold at Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge

Kleinhans, Stenerhag Claim Gold at Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge

24 April 2016 - Erik Kleinhans, of Topeak Ergon, and Jennie Stenerhag, of Team Ascendis Health, took top honours claiming top spot of the podium in the Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge in the men’s and women&rs...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c  Day 1 Highlights!

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 1 Highlights!

23 April 2016 - Today was day one of the Old Mutual JoBerg2c. The riders started their journey from Karan beef in Heidelberg. The then headed out of Gauteng and into the mieliefields in the Free State. Perfect condit...
Exciting Sprint Finish on Stage One of the Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge

Exciting Sprint Finish on Stage One of the Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge

23 April 2016 - Erik Kleinhans, of Topeak Ergon and Adriaan Louw, gave an exciting end to the 50km Stage One, of the Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge in Kleinmond, when they sprinted to the line! In the exciting...
Doctors' Orders to Ride

Doctors' Orders to Ride

13 April 2016 - Working 80-hour weeks in a government hospital is already not a job for the faint-hearted, let alone adding training for the nine-day 900km Old Mutual Joberg2c mountain biking race! But that’...
Diepsloot Academy Go For Green

Diepsloot Academy Go For Green

16 March 2016 - Five years ago, the Diepsloot Mountain Bike Academy faced an uncertain future. All their bikes had been stolen, dreams were crushed, and riders were left without the chance they so desperately want...

De Villiers Receives Lifetime Ban from Absa Cape Epic

05 February 2016 -   The Absa Cape Epic has issued a press release announcing that they have banned rider Yolande De Villiers for life after the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) alerted the race to an adv...
Sting removed from Garden Route 300

Sting removed from Garden Route 300

04 January 2016 - The traditionally tough Garden Route 300 will be significantly easier on the legs in 2016, as race director Pax Mostert has taken the decision to shorten the daily distances and cut down on the met...
Rockin' and rollin' in the daisies

Rockin' and rollin' in the daisies

10 December 2015 - Another bucket list dream come true. A visit to see the flowers in Namaqualand! And better still, to do it on a bicycle. It all happened rather quickly. Spaces had come available on a tour and...
Intervarsity MTB series next year

Intervarsity MTB series next year

04 December 2015 - Mountain bike enthusiasts can look forward to a new and unique mountain bike race series in 2016. The Varsity MTB Challenge is the first and only official inter-varsity mountain bike comp...
Young star aims high

Young star aims high

01 December 2015 - As he completes the final stretch of his schooling career, 18-year-old cross-country mountain bike star, Julian Jessop shares some of his highs, lows, and future plans for the season to come. ...
Its a GO for the Garden Route 300!

Its a GO for the Garden Route 300!

30 November 2015 - What will you be doing in three months from now? You could be whooping your way through pristine Knysna forest singletrack in the 2016 Garden Route 300 or GR Lite, from 26 to 28 February 2016. Here...