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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

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SHORTER, SHARPER 2016 CAPE PIONEER TREK ROUTE REVEALED

The route for the eighth Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race has been revealed and it’s shorter than any of the previous editions. This is in line with an ongoing quest by the organisers to offer quality over quantity and a more rewarding racing experience. The seven-day race, from 16–22 October, once again … Continued

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OLI’S TWEETS #REDSTONEREWARD 2015

The final stage of the 2015 #RacewithSoul is a 68km “dash” from Calitzdorp to Oudstoorn #RedstoneReward T-5min: 1 Stage to go, riders have a mere 66km from completing the 2015 #RacewithSoul #RedstoneReward #savoureverymoment. Thank you Calitzdorp … We’re booking out of here, see you next year #RedstoneReward Chance of getting dropped in the neutral zone, … Continued

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OLI’S TWEETS #SWARTBERGSHOWDOWN 2015

T-1hr until riders tackles the Swartberg for a 2nd time in the #SwartbergSequel. #Anotherdayanotherclimbonthepioneer. An exciting development for today’s #SwartbergSequel … A prize purse of R25k has been raised for 1st man & women to reach the summit! Prize money will be awarded to 3rd for those who reach the Swartberg summit, 17km into the … Continued

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BEUKES, HEYNS SECURE DOMINANT CAPE PIONEER TREK VICTORY

The seventh edition of the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race ended on Saturday with South Africans Matthys Beukes and Gert Heyns of SCOTT Factory Racing LCB 1 claiming the overall victory. Switzerland’s Esther Suss and Great Britain’s Catherine Williamson of Sasol Racing claimed the women’s title. Beukes and Heyns won a total … Continued

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KLEINHANS, WOLHUTER DISRUPT CAPE PIONEER TREK VICTORY PATTERN

Erik Kleinhans and Chris Wolhuter of the Asrin Pro Cycling team disrupted the victory pattern when they won Stage 5 of the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race from Prince Albert to Calitzdorp, South Africa on Friday. After having faced the disappointment of a puncture while leading Stage 2, the two South Africans … Continued

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OLI’S TWEETS #SWARTBERGSHOWDOWN 2015

With the Kammanassie conquered, today our riders tackle the SwartBerg Pass in the 66km “#SwartbergShowdown” T-10min to the start of the #SwartbergShowdown A reminder of what riders are in for today, 66km with 2150m ascent. Our leader jerseys are on the grid, only overnight change is Craig Uria sneaking into the lead of the solo … Continued

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RESURGENT SUSS, WILLIAMSON RECLAIM CAPE PIONEER TREK LEAD

Switzerland’s former marathon world champion, Esther Suss and her British teammate, Catherine Williamson, of Team Sasol Racing, used the final gruelling climb up the Swartberg Pass to reclaim the lead in the women’s race at the 2015 Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in South Africa on Thursday. After punctures robbed them of … Continued

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OlI’S TWEETS #KAMMANASSIEKANON 2015

Ho ho off to work we go … Our riders are off to explore parts of the Kammanassie that have NEVER seen bicycles! After yesterday’s bad luck Erik Kleinhans is keeping his cards close to his chest. We are so proud of the spirit of our riders, embracing the cheers from excited Oudtshoorn lighties. Local … Continued