Mind your manners, and we all have fun

I got a phone call on Monday from an irate cycling official. After I established that I was not the cause of his ire, I listened and as my concern subsided so my anger grew … until I now also feel the need to vent. Last weekend the South African Enduro championships were held at Howick and Karkloof with ten stages making for a great weekend of mountain biking – for most people. For at…

"Mind your manners, and we all have fun"

Juniors star at karkloof Enduro

Karkloof – Juniors Kiera Duncan and Beanie Thies rocked the Sappi Karkloof Classic Trail Festival by winning the STIHL Karkloof Enduro men’s and women’s titles respectively. 17 year old Duncan, who lives a stones throw away from the Karkloof trails on which he won the title, was ecstatic to claim the overall honours, when he had been aiming for the junior laurels. “Conditions couldn’t have been any better, they were absolutely prime,” he enthused. “I…

"Juniors star at karkloof Enduro"

Action aplenty at Howick Classic

KwaZulu-Natal’s oldest mountain bike event, the Sappi Howick MTB Classic, will be providing riders with a weekend packed with action as both the enduro and cross country marathon riders take to the trails on Saturday 3 March and Sunday 4 March respectively. With the introduction of two trail runs this year, the 10km and 20km, the weekend’s action has been given an extra element and this will appeal to those who might not feel the…

"Action aplenty at Howick Classic"