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The 2019 UCI MTB World Cup dates and venues have been released. Read on for all the news on an extra round of competition for the downhillers, as well as a new venue.



  • Great Zuurberg Trek pays it forward on several fronts
    Organisers of the Great Zuurberg Trek have adopted a policy of paying it forward by using the iconic Eastern Cape mountain bike race to help broaden the development of the sport in South Africa. The three-stage event, back on track after two years in the Covid wilderness, took place from the Zuurberg Mountain Village at […]
  • Inaugural e-bike event pushes tech and cycling boundaries
    Over the weekend, the inaugural Rubicon Great Zuurberg Trek E-edition pushed tech and cycling boundaries when it became the first multiday mountain bike event dedicated to e-bikes to take place in South Africa. The three-day ride in the Zuurberg mountains at Addo, outside Gqeberha, was a long time in the making after twice being postponed […]
  • Great Zuurberg Trek E-edition breaks new ground for e-bikes
    An event such as the Rubicon Great Zuurberg Trek E-edition is the perfect platform to demonstrate the versatility of one of cycling’s fast-growing sectors. “The growth of the e-bike has been phenomenal,” said Giant Bicycles marketing manager Max Sullivan, “and we expect this sector will continue to grow, particularly since e-bikes are in their infancy […]
  • Last-gasp victory for Western Cape pair at Great Zuurberg Trek
    Matt Keyser and Rossouw Bekker put it all on the line in the closing metres to overturn a two-second deficit into a five-second overall victory on the final day of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain biking race at Addo outside Gqeberha on Sunday. Before the start of the tough 48km third stage, the Valley […]
  • Two seconds split top two teams at Great Zuurberg Trek
    The Fairtree-Imperial team of Luyanda Thobigunya and Khusaselihle Ngidi relied on their climbing legs to win the second stage of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek ahead of overnight leaders Rossouw Bekker and Matt Keyser today. The frontrunners in the tough mountain bike race will take a meagre two-second lead into the third and final stage, […]
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