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Bottomless Coffee set to perform at BUCO Origin Of Trails

Stellenbosch (Western Cape) –Bottomless Coffee Band is set to entertain mountain bikers at the BUCO Origin Of Trails Two-Day MTB Stage Race in Stellenbosch the weekend of 25 – 26 November 2017. Started in 2010, Bottomless Coffee Band consists of husband and wife multi-instrumentalist Folk Rock Duo, Esté and Lourens Rabé. “To summarize how the […]

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Sauser, Looser claim Stage One of FNB W2W MTB Race

Seen here (from left to right):  Christoph Sauser and Konny Looser of Team Investec-Songo.info in action during Stage One of the FNB W2W MTB Race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Christoph Sauser and Konny Looser of Team Investec-Songo.info claimed Stage One of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race in a lightning fast time of 02 hours 49 […]

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FNB W2W MTB Race attracts an impressive elite field

Seen here (front):  Christoph Sauser with Sam Gaze in action at the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Excitement builds as an elite field of mountain bikers (local and from abroad) prepare to take on the 9th annual FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race that will start at Lourensford Wine Estate […]

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Onrus welcomes FNB W2W MTB Ride finishers

Seen here (from left to right):  Leonhard Lukoschek and Phetetso Monese in action during Stage Three.  Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg The third and final stage of the 2017 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride started at the picturesque Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw) on Wednesday, 01 November 2017.  Before crossing the finish line at […]

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Play Day delivers fast times at FNB W2W MTB Ride

Seen here: Mountain bikers in action during Stage Two of the FNB W2W MTB Ride.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Team ACE Lesotho’s Phetetso Monese (Lesotho) and Leonhard Lukoschek (Germany) obliterated the FNB W2W MTB Ride Stage Two “Play Day” route in an awe-inspiring time of 02 hours 55 minutes 30 seconds at Oak Valley Wine […]

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BUCO Origin Of Trails proudly supports Aitsa

Seen here:  Zandre Swarts enjoying being outdoors on his bicycle. Stellenbosch (Western Cape) – By taking part in the 2017 BUCO Origin Of Trails Two-Day MTB Stage Race on Saturday, 25 November 2017 and Sunday, 26 November 2017, riders will make a difference in the lives of the children of the Aitsa After Care Centre. […]

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Tough fun at Stage One of FNB W2W MTB Ride

Seen here:  Team ACE Lesotho’s Leonhard Lukoschek and Phetetso Monese leading the field during Stage One of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Ride.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg It was a warm start to Stage One of the 2017 FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate on Monday, 30 October 2017. The […]

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Weiss, Duffy win XTERRA World Championship

Seen here:  A very happy Weiss crossing the finish line.  Photo Credit:  XTERRA Planet Bradley Weiss from Stellenbosch, South Africa and Flora Duffy from Devonshire, Bermuda captured the 22nd XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon elite titles on a warm, sunny day in Kapalua, Maui on Sunday, 29 October 2017. It’s the first XTERRA World title […]

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Riders descend on Onrus at FNB W2W MTB Adventure

Stage Three of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Adventure was met with high spirits on Sunday, 29 October 2017 with mountain bikers preparing to say goodbye to the winelands as they head out on a magnificent 71km journey from Oak Valley Wine Estate to the Onrus Caravan Park. Team Sukkel Sukkel’s Francois Theron […]

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Play Day shines at FNB W2W MTB Adventure

Seen here:  Spencer Cowley of Team OAKLEY2 enjoying “Play Day”.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg It was all smiles on Saturday, 28 October 2017 as riders toed the line at Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw) to take on Stage Two aka “Play Day” of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Adventure. The only stage to […]

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BMW welcomed as vehicle part of FNB Wines2Whales

The organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events have welcomed BMW as the event’s official vehicle partner in 2017. “We are proud to welcome BMW as the official vehicle partner to the FNB W2W MTB Events,” says Michael Meyer, FNB W2W MTB Director.  “Words that are synonymous with both BMW and W2W […]

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Stillwater Sports comments on the recent sale of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Event

Seen here:  Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg It was announced yesterday that the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Event had been sold to the Cape Epic. Stillwater Sports was the majority shareholder in the FNB W2W MTB Event, which was started 9 years ago, with three shareholders. Michael Meyer, Managing Director […]

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SA hopefuls ready for XTERRA World Championship

Seen here:  Bradley Weiss in action at the 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Ten XTERRA SA hopefuls will proudly fly the flag on Sunday, 29 October 2017 when they line up to take on the world’s best at the XTERRA World Championship in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii. All eyes will […]

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XTERRA SA entries open with an exciting announcement

Seen here (front to back):  Richard Murray and Bradley Weiss in action at the 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg To further enhance the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw’s status of being the largest XTERRA in the World, Event Organisers have made an exciting announcement that this flagship event will be the standalone event in […]

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Sanlam Cape Mile entries open

Seen here:  Swimmers at the start of the 2017 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Entries are open for the Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments. Celebrating its 4th anniversary in 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile will […]

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Specialized Mountain Bike up for grabs at BUCO Origin Of Trails

Stellenbosch (Western Cape) – One lucky mountain biker will take home a magnificent Specialized Epic Comp Mountain Bike to the value of R40 000 after completing the BUCO Origin Of Trails Two-Day MTB Stage Race on Saturday, 25 November 2017 and Sunday, 26 November 2017. According to Johan Badenhorst, Marketing Manager of Specialized Bicycles Africa, the […]

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FNB W2W to close off on a high note

Seen here:  Mountain bikers in action in Botriver during the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg The third and final stage of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will guide mountain bikers on a 71km journey from Oak Valley Wine Estate to Onrust Caravan Park where the finish line awaits. […]

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FNB W2W Stage Two ‘Play Day’ sure to impress

Seen here:  Riders enjoying The Ark in the Paul Cluver Amphitheatre Bike Park during Stage Two of the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Stage Two ‘Play Day’ of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events promises to live up to its reputation. The only Stage to start and finish at […]

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DHL makes light work of logistics at FNB W2W MTB Events

Seen here:  DHL safely transports rider bags from the start at Lourensford Wine Estate to Oak Valley Wine Estate on Day One and from Oak Valley Wine Estate to Onrus Caravan Park on Day Three.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Celebrating its 9th anniversary in 2017, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will also […]

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