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VINK AND RUSH GO TO WORK IN THE MUD AND RAIN

Riders overcame the worst the weather could throw at them on stage three of The Pioneer, fuelled by Nutri-Grain, as constant rain and cool temperatures were the order of the day on the ride from…


AUSSIES THROW THE GAUNTLET DOWN ON LONGEST DAY

A fascinating duel between defending champions Michael Vink & Tim Rush (Onya Bike North Otago) and Brendan Johnston & Jon Odams (Giant Off-Road Australia) took another twist on stage two of…


KIWIS MAKE BIG MOVE ON STUNNING STAGE ONE AT PIONEER

Defending champions, Michael Vink and Tim Rush (Onya Bike North Otago) made an emphatic statement on day two of The Pioneer, fuelled by Nutri-Grain, dominating the spectacular 76km stage one from…


SPRINT FINISHES, FRACTIONS OF A SECOND; CAPE TO CAPE COMES DOWN TO THE WIRE

After four days and more than 200km of the toughest and fastest racing the iconic Cape to Cape MTB stage race has ever seen, it was a happy, dusty and beat up group of riders who rolled across the…


LEARNING NEW TRICKS AND PICKING UP STICKS AT CAPE TO CAPE

Cape to Cape’s 76km Boranup Forest stage tested riders to the limit, producing some remarkable efforts and a few upsets, as the iconic four day stage race reached the halfway point. Despite some…


RECORD SET AND PACE ON AT CAPE LEEUWIN

Since 1895, the Cape Leeuwin lighthouse has had its fair share of historic moments but none like this, with a record of more than 1 300 mountain bikers assembling to tackle this iconic stage, and…


ROK’D UP - DESTINATION CAPE TO CAPE

There are many ways to prepare for Western Australia’s iconic four day MTB stage race Cape to Cape, but Brisbane couple Ben Lehmann and Lena Anson-Smith have probably found the most entertaining,…


DYNAMIC DUO READY FOR EPIC SERIES TEST IN THE WEST

Sydney’s MTB quiet achiever Jon Odams likes to keep a low profile and stay under the radar, that is until the cranks start turning and the mud starts to fly. Then the quietly spoken Odams transforms…


EPIC NEW ZEALAND MOUNTAIN BIKE EVENT ON THE MOVE

The Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race is on the move, with organisers confirming the event will further evolve with a shift to the North Island in November 2020. In its fourth year, the 2019 Pioneer,…


Land Rover Present a Rugged and Untamed Absa Cape Epic Route

The 2020 Absa Cape Epic will be The Race That Measures All thanks to a rugged and untamed route. Taking in 647 kilometres and 15 550 metres of climbing it will challenge and reward on the trails from…