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  • April 14, 2014

    Absalon reigns supreme at Pietermaritzburg MTB World Cup

    The 2014 UCI MTB World Cup, presented by Shimano, came to a thrilling end at Cascades MTB Park in Pietermaritzburg when Frenchman Julien Absalon claimed his maiden victory in South Africa in the elite men’s cross-country final....

  • April 14, 2014

    Gwin claims MTB World Cup season opener victory in Pietermaritzburg

    Aaron Gwin (Specialized Racing) got his World Cup season underway in perfect fashion when he claimed a thrilling victory in the Elite Men’s downhill race at the 2014 UCI MTB World Cup, presented by Shimano at Cascades MTB Park on Saturday....

  • April 9, 2014

    Win as safe as a house for Rapha Condor at the Mzansi Tour

    Kristian House and his British Rapha Condor JLT team lit up the first day of the Mzansi Tour on Tuesday, scorching up the 5km prologue around Emmarentia Dam in Johannesburg....

  • April 1, 2014

    Absa Cape Epic wrap up

    The Absa Cape Epic, the toughest mountain bike race in the world, lived up to its reputation last week, shattering some riders'dreams of finishing while leaving others elated to reach the finish line. I was fortunate enough to be part of the riding media this year, along with amaBhungane journo Craig Mckune. There was no pressure on results, just to have fun and report on each stage as we saw it. ...

  • March 31, 2014

    2014 Absa Cape Epic: Final Stage 7 – Mennen and Hynek Kings of the Epic

    It was a traditional final day, all culminating at Lourensford Wine Estate where a hero’s welcome awaited the tired riders. It was a short day with a late start, but definitely not a free ride to the finish! A few final hurdles challenged riders, like the climb up Nuweberg on forestry roads, with its steep and washed out descent. Once over the Hottentots Mountain Range, riders enjoyed the vistas...