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SA shines at Maritzburg MTB Cup

Minnaar is one of world’s best

Greg Minnaar is one of the best MTB riders in the world. Following his 17th World Cup win this weekend in Scotland, the Pietermaritzburg rider now stands shoulder-to-shoulder with his boyhood heroes. The third round of the World Cup takes place in Leogang, Austria on Saturday and Sunday.
McLean masters Transalp MTB stage race

McLean masters Transalp MTB stage race

South Africa's Andrew McLean and his Austrian teammate, Heinz Zorweg, claimed a dominant category victory and finished 20th overall at the 17th annual Bike Transalp international mountain bike stage race in Europe on the weekend.
Swiss star eyes fourth MTB Marathon Worlds title

Swiss star eyes fourth MTB Marathon Worlds title

Defending champion Christoph Sauser of Switzerland will have his sights set firmly on a fourth title at the 2014 UCI MTB Marathon World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa next weekend.
Cherise Stander inspired by late husband Burry

Cherise Stander inspired by late husband Burry

Cherise Stander, wife of the late Burry Stander, will be aiming to draw inspiration from his achievements when she contests the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa on 29 June.
Thrills aplenty at MTB World Cup South Africa

Thrills aplenty at MTB World Cup South Africa

It was action all the way at the opening round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Pietermaritzburg on the weekend. In the downhill, triple world champion Greg Minnaar had to settle for third place as the USA's Aaron Gwin put in a flawless run to claim the victory.
So close for Minnaar at MTB World Cup

World champ to return for MTB World Cup opener

After undergoing knee surgery towards the end of last year, three-time MTB downhill world champion Greg Minnaar is set to return to the UCI World Cup circuit in his home town of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Huge financial boost from MTB Worlds

Swiss MTB star eyes another South Africa win

Swiss cross-country world champion Nino Schurter will return to one of his favourite hunting grounds when the UCI MTB World Cup Pietermaritzburg, the opening round of the 2014 UCI MTB World Cup, gets under way in April.
Swiss MTB stars dominate Attakwas Extreme

Swiss MTB stars dominate Attakwas Extreme

Swiss marathon specialists Urs Huber and Ariane Kleinhans shattered the men's and women's course records in claiming dominant victories at the 2014 Attakwas Extreme mountain bike marathon near Oudtshoorn on Saturday.
World-class field for Attakwas MTB Marathon

World-class field for Attakwas MTB Marathon

The eighth edition of the Attakwas Extreme mountain bike marathon has attracted a powerful field, including top Swiss, German and Czech racers, for Saturday's year-opening showdown in the Western Cape.

The pain is soon forgotten

If you fancy a hard mountain bike ride through some of South Africa's most spectacular countryside, then the Freedom Challenge may be just the ticket. It's over 2 000km – but the man behind it has wilder dreams.
Getting to know a different South Africa

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