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Soft Landings In The Dolomites

The most embarrassing moment of my childhood went by unnoticed. I had tagged along on my mother’s weekly trip to the supermarket so that I could do what many eight-year old boys wanted to do – spend quality time in the toy aisle. My mom was just ahead of me, probably hoping I wouldn’t guilt her into buying a toy, when something caught my eye. A helicopter perched on the top shelf. I had an […]

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Meeting the Mountain Demon at Skyrun 2013

The deafening flapping from the rain jacket hood had grown so loud it muted the sting of the icy sleet against my left cheek. The ghosted runner just 10m ahead of me was swaying like a drunk man, except that drunk men don’t walk with a 45-degree sideways lean. The last gust of wind and ice had nearly stopped everyone in their tracks. Just a little harder and we would have been bowled over like […]

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Last Dusi Mfula to contain more singletrack

Last hurrah for Dusi Mfula Entries are pouring in for the final edition of The Unlimited Dusi Mfula. This two day stage race follows the route of The Unlimited Dusi Canoe Marathon from Pietermaritzburg to Durban through the beautiful Valley of a Thousand Hills.

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Innovative bridge for this year’s sani2c

sani2c crosses another bridge Participants in the world’s largest mountain bike stage race will undertake an adventure of biblical proportions when they ride “on” the raging waters of the Umkomaas River for the first time on May 20.

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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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Falke Mountain Biking Sock (May/June 2011)

The Falke Mountain Bike Sock takes your performance to new heights The Falke Mountain Biking Sock offers the fit, feel and performance for all terrain, bringing increased endurance and comfort to your biking experience.Anatomically shaped cushioning protects your feet in high strain areas, with extra fine toe seams and reinforced heel and toe construction offering a second skin fit and lasting durability. Falke’s unique Drynamix moisture management system and specially constructed mesh panels provide the […]

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