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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

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KAMMANASSIE DELIVERS DRAMA AS CAPE PIONEER TREK HITS HALFWAY

The 2015 Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race reached it’s halfway point on Wednesday in the most dramatic fashion as wet weather made an already challenging route even tougher, causing havoc with the leading riders in all categories. The conditions took their toll on both bikes and riders on a stage that incorporated … Continued

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OLI’S TWEETS #MONTAGUMETTLE 2015

With Montague Pass conquered Stage 2 sees riders heading into the dry, rugged semi-arid Karoo #MontaguMettle. The mercury is set to hit 30 degrees in Oudtshoorn today, riders will have to stay hydrated to avoid those dreaded cramps. George pulling out all the stops for our riders’ 86km journey to Oudtshoorn with an absolute peach … Continued

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BUYS, DU TOIT BOUNCE BACK WITH CAPE PIONEER TREK STAGE WIN

Philip Buys and Arno du Toit (SCOTT Factory Racing LCB 1) bounced back from a Blue Monday to claim their second stage win of the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in Oudtshoorn, South Africa on Tuesday. The winners of Sunday’s opening prologue stage struggled through the final 30km of Monday’s stage, losing … Continued