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CAPE PIONEER TREK LAUNCHES WITH URBAN ASSAULT THRILLER

The quiet South African harbour town of Mossel Bay exploded in a kaleidoscope of colour and frenetic energy as tight racing action got the prologue stage of the 2015 Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race underway on Sunday. Riders from 15 nations tackled the opening 13km leg, labeled the #PointPursuit, which incorporated a … Continued

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CAPE PIONEER TREK HERALDS A NEW ERA WITH EXCITING NEW ROUTE

The Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race will herald a new era when the seventh edition gets underway in the coastal town of Mossel Bay in South Africa’s Western Cape province on Sunday. A new route configuration and fresh, never-previously-ridden trails combine with iconic geographic and historic regions in three different biospheres to … Continued

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Cape Pioneer Trek’s Bonus For Rio Olymic Games Qualification

The Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race, which takes place in South Africa’s Western Cape province from 18-24 October 2015, offers a total of 2660 points that could help determine which nations can send more riders to compete in the Cross-country event at the Rio Olympics next year.   While Olympic Cross-country (XCO) … Continued

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Bulls unstoppable at Cape Pioneer Trek Finale

The Team Bulls pair of Simon Stiebjahn and Tim Bohme finished the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race on Saturday like they started it a week ago – with a stage win – in the process extending their lead to secure the overall title. In the women’s event, it was the South Africans … Continued

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Significant changes to the 2015 Cape Pioneer Trek

The seventh edition of the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in South Africa sees significant changes, including a point-to-point format, a coastal start in Mossel Bay and back-to-back ascents of the formidable Swartberg Pass. Running from 18-24 October 2015, the Cape Pioneer Trek, which is a UCI-graded event, will cover a total … Continued