Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lesotho Sky MTB Recce – Day 2

Lesotho Sky 2

Day 2 dawned with some small amount of collateral damage from the session at Scoopie’s Shebeen, but we soon had the bikes loaded and ready for the trip to Malealea, arguably one of Lesotho’s best-known lodges. A detour via Morija – with a quick stop at Lindy’s for a pap-and-meat take-away – juddered us onto [...]

Lesotho Sky MTB Challenge Recce – Day 1

Lesotho Sky 1

Lesotho has been on my travel radar, but not so you’d notice … Little land-locked country nestling somewhere against KZN and the Free State, with loads of mountains, dodgy roads and not much else to write home about. Right? How wrong can one be … The Mountain Kingdom is everything you can want in an [...]

SA Duathlon – Race #2

Lourensford duathlon

Champagne morning … that is all one can say of Lourensford this AM. The 2nd race in the MOMENTUM HEALTH SA National Off-Road Duathlon Series kicked off in perfect weather at what surely rates as one of the Western Cape’s premier wine estates. A strong field of athletes, massive family participation and fantastic vibe made [...]

Zini Estate Buffalo Classic – MiWay Big 5 MTB Series

MiWay

Whooba! How cool to be back in ‘The Kingdom’, and to experience a completely new mountain biking route and race! MiWay’s phenomenal series of races have taken the mountain biking community by storm, and it is easy to see why from today’s course … sugar cane singletrack, blue-gum downhill blasts and an ethereal boardwalk winding [...]