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Q&A with Joel Stransky

As one of South Africa’s best loved sport stars and an increasingly competitive mountain biker Joel Stransky is an icon of cycling. He’ll be representing Rhodes Quality Food Group at the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, and we asked him a few questions about what he’s expecting from the #racewithsoul. Cape Pioneer … Continued

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Cape Pioneer Trek Supports Mountain Bike Trail Network in George

When the Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, rolls into George on the 17th of October 2017 it will be the ninth time Dryland Event Management’s flag ship event visits the capital of the Southern Cape. For seven of those nine visits the stop-offs in George were all-too brief though. In 2016 the … Continued

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CAPE PIONEER TREK 2017 ROUTE RETURNS TO SWARTBERG PASS SUMMIT

The route for the ninth Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen international mountain bike stage race has been revealed and it’s longer than the 2016 edition, with more climbing. It also spends more time in the coastal region around Mossel Bay, has a time trial stage in the middle and returns to a … Continued

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Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, Entries Open

Entries to the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, opened at 12:00 on the 14th of December 2016 alongside the launch of the sponsorship partnership between Momentum Health and Biogen for Dryland Event Management’s flagship mountain bike stage race. The three year sponsorship agreement is set to take the race, already famed … Continued

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CAPE PIONEER TREK ENTERS NEW ERA WITH TOP SPONSORS

The 2017 Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race, to which entries opened on 14 December 2016, will offer a refined rider experience, a Queen Stage and a fresh look, thanks to the investment of new sponsors, Momentum Health and Biogen. The ninth edition of the annual seven-day mountain bike stage race, which is … Continued

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Ben Melt Swanepoel’s Cape Pioneer Trek

The Cape Pioneer Trek is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most beautiful but underrated week long stage races. From its humble beginnings in 2009 the race has matured and continually adapted to take its place among the best South African MTB events. Traversing both the Garden Route and the Klein Karoo, the route encompasses some … Continued

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BELL, COMBRINCK TRIUMPH IN DRAMATIC CAPE PIONEER TREK FINALE

The final stage of the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race took place on Saturday. Fittingly, Gawie Combrinck and Nico Bell won the short 57km leg from Chandelier Game Reserve to Oudtshoorn, sealing overall victory in the process. But there were major upsets behind them as the final podium was given a late … Continued

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ANOTHER CAPE PIONEER TREK TWIST AS KLEINHANS, BEERS WIN AGAIN

The penultimate day of the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in South Africa’s Western Cape province added another twist to the 2016 tale with the rugged terrain delivering more tyre challenges that led to a shift in the overall podium positions with one day remaining. South Africans Matt Beers and Erik Kleinhans … Continued

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#CPT2016 In Daily Highlights

Bigshot Media and Gerald de Kock have been bringing you daily highlight videos from the 2016 Cape Pioneer Trek. Watch them all here.