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This is Africa – Close Encounters with Wildlife at the Cape Pioneer Trek

During Monday’s Stage 1, dubbed #GondwanaGlory as it raced through the Gondwana Game Reserve a giraffe nearly caused talking point of the race when it burst though a trail side bush and onto the route. Dutch rider Gerben Mos (KMC Fruit to Go) had to put the hammer down to avoid being run down while … Continued

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BELL, COMBRINCK RIP CAPE PIONEER TREK FIELD APART TO TAKE LEAD

Off the bike, Nico Bell and Gawie Combrinck are soft-spoken and humble. But on Monday, on the bike, there was no place for diplomacy as they ripped the field apart with an aggressive Stage 1 victory that gave them the overall lead on Day 2 of the 2016 Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage … Continued

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#PioneerSpirit Goes Live From Mossel Bay

With two days of racing in the bag the New Africa Developments (NAD) Pro Team, of Nico Bell and Gawie Combrinck, lead the men’s race while Mariske Strauss and Cherie Vale, racing for the OMX Pro Team, lead the women’s race at the 2016 Cape Pioneer Trek. But aside for the high octane racing there’s … Continued

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#PointPursuit as Live Tweeted by Oliver Munnik

@OliverMunnik has the keys to @CapePioneerTrek and he’ll be providing his insights on the racing during every day of the 2016 Cape Pioneer Trek. Here are the highlights of his coverage from the 13km #PointPursuit prologue. The #Pinner is in the house! We're handing over to @OliverMunnik who will keep you up to speed throughout the week with … Continued

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KLEINHANS, BEERS POWER INTO EARLY CAPE PIONEER TREK LEAD

Late entrants Erik Kleinhans and Matt Beers were rewarded for their spontaneity when they won the opening stage of the 2016 Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in Mossel Bay, South Africa on Sunday. Competing as Team Full Sus/Topeak Ergon/Red-E, the South African pair sped around the scenic oceanside 13km prologue stage in … Continued

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How to Follow the 2016 Cape Pioneer Trek

The Cape Pioneer Trek kicks off on Sunday the 16th of October at 10:00. The seven day stage race, through the Garden Route and Klein Karoo region of the Western Cape, starts with a 13km prologue along the cliff-top trails and urban paths of Mossel Bay. It concludes on Saturday the 22nd of October with … Continued

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Cape Pioneer Trek 2016 Prologue Start Schedule

 The Cape Pioneer Trek kicks off on Sunday the 16th of October at 10:00. The seven day stage race, through the Garden Route and Klein Karoo region of the Western Cape, starts with a 13km prologue along the cliff-top trails and urban paths of Mossel Bay. Riders will race the clock to determine who will … Continued

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CAPE PIONEER TREK 2016 SEEDING START TIMES
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Smile Foundation Announced as Dryland Event Management’s Charity Partner

Dryland Event Management and the Smile Foundation have joined forces to put the smile back onto children’s faces with free corrective facial reconstructive surgery and treatments. Dryland Event Management is South Africa’s premier mountain bike and trail running events management company. The Smile Foundation has been selected by Dryland Event Management as their charity of … Continued