SA MTB Teams for World Champs

Cycling South Africa announced the National Mountain Bike teams that have been selected to represent South Africa at the 2018 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships for cross-country and downhill in Lenzerheide, Switzerland from 5-9 September; and the 2018 UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships in Auronzo di Cadore, Italy on 15 September. CROSS-COUNTRY Elite Arno du Toit Phillemon Sebona Mariske Strauss Cherie Redecker Candice Lill U23 Alan Hatherly Julian Jessop Junior Daniel van der Walt…

"SA MTB Teams for World Champs"

Death defying urban downhill

THIS weekend, while South African road riders were sweating it out in Oudtshoorn and the mountain bikers were tackling the dusty Koue Bokkeveld, some of the world’s best adrenaline junkies were combining the road and downhill mountain biking for the 16th edition of Red Bull Valparaíso Cerro Abajo. Since 2003 the city of Valparaiso Cerro Abajo has played host to one of the most adrenaline-fuelled urban downhill races in the world with riders tackling a…

"Death defying urban downhill"