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JoBerg2c introduces new division for heavyweights

Heavyweight riders can breathe a sigh of relief, as South Africa’s first competitive category created specifically for larger riders has been introduced in The Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike event. Small, lightweight riders have typically dominated the sport of cycling, says organiser Craig Wapnick. “It’s almost impossible for someone weighing more than 90kg to compete for overall victory in multiday cycling races at any level. In marathon and cross country mountain biking the same general […]

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Roadie Kachelhoffer considers taking his career off road

A change is as good as a holiday. Perhaps this is the reason why Hanco Kachelhoffer (Bonitas) has decided to join the ever- growing list of road cyclists who are now competing in mountain biking races as well at the end of April. Kachelhoffer’s first mountain-bike race is the joBerg2c currently taking place in KZN (26 April – 4 May). He will be riding with Hendrik Steytler. His next race will be the Nissan TrailSeeker […]

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Raoul de Jongh’s joBerg2c

Day 8 & 9: The Wobble & Push (3 & 4 May) I didn’t write yesterday because I feared a backlash and didn’t want to appear to be hanging up the towel until I was able to really do what I do best… recover. Stage 8 was radical in every sense. Long, winding, tough, singletrack climbs. A 30km 2% ascent from 46-76km in thirty degree weather added to the mix as well as a new […]

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Why I’m doing joBerg2c

Ironman is just done. Just. I can still feel the last lap in my legs. But why joBerg2c? Why so soon!?! It seems an odd race from the outside, especially as it falls 10 days after one of my A-Priority races, Ironman. For a while, and in fact, since the inception of joBerg2c, I have wanted to race it. Sani2c happens to be one of my favorite races to do and joBerg2c incorporates another section […]

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Team RE:CM lead joBerg2c by 26 minutes after Stewart puncture

Drama as joBerg2c lead changes A drama-filled stage eight, the penultimate of the event, saw the overall lead of the Fairbairn Capital/Old Mutual joBerg2c change hands for the first time in a week. Neil MacDonald and Waylon Woolcock of Team RE:CM galloped to their sixth stage win of the nine-day event after overall leaders Brandon Stewart and Darren Lill of Fedgroup Berg and Bush were left stranded with a flat tyre while leading.

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joBerg2c a race “like getting into ring with Mike Tyson”

Woolcock and MacDonald still second despite third stage win Overall leaders Brandon Stewart and Darren Lill survived yet more body blows to remain ahead on points after round seven of the Fairbairn Capital/Old Mutual joBerg2c that finished at Mackenzie Club in Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, on Thursday.

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joBerg2c a two-horse race after Niyonshuti injures knee

Stewart and Lill still lead joBerg2c The Fairbairn Capital/Old Mutual joBerg2c is fast becoming a two-horse race after another dominant performance by Waylon Woolcock and Neil MacDonald of Team RE:CM and Brandon Stewart and Darren Lill of FedGroup Berg and Bush on Wednesday.

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Stewart and Lill win joBerg2c fourth stage

Team RE:CM fall to second at joBerg2c FedGroup Berg and Bush’s Brandon Stewart and Darren Lill took full advantage of the first technical stage of this year’s Fairbairn Capital/Old Mutual joBerg2c to claim the win and the overall lead.

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Road duo strikes again at joBerg2c

MacDonald and Woolcock show win was no fluke Team RE:CM’s Neil MacDonald and Waylon Woolcock showed Saturday’s win was no fluke when they clinched victory for a second day in a row to retain their overall lead in the nine-day Fairbairn Capital/Old Mutual joBerg2c on Sunday.

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Supercycling’s Lincoln and Williams take joBerg2c first stage

Favourites keep low profile at joBerg2c The top professionals played their cards close to their chests on the 115-kilometre opening stage of the nine-day Fairbairn Capital/Old Mutual joBerg2c on Friday, 29 April.

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