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  1. Hi KZN roadies, Any group rides in the Bishopstowe-ish area over the Christmas period? Would like to ride a bit down there.
  2. The City of Pietermaritzburg will play host to the fourth leg of the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup series from 11-13 September. The high-status UCI event bolsters the city’s reputation as “Africa’s Bike City” as they expect an influx of riders, officials, spectators and income from the prestigious international event. Click here to view the article
  3. Hi Guys. Some details for the Enduro that will be taking place at Cascades in PMB on 3 April 2015. It will be a 3 stage race, but the stages will be long, running from the top to the bottom of the park. Great news is that there will be shuttle assistance for some of the stages, so included in your entry is at least 2 free lifts to the top of the hill. The trails are amazing, many of them never raced before, and there will be live timing displayed on a big screen at the festival hub. Don't miss out on a great days fun riding. You can get more details at: http://www.cyclingsa.com/2015-pmb-mtb-festival See you on the hill.
  4. The Pietermaritzburg MTB Festival’s brand new 50km Classic, 20km Ride and 10km Fun Ride events at Cascades MTB Park on Sunday 5 April are set to kick start the world famous KwaZulu-Natal mountain biking winter season, giving riders a chance to test themselves on the course that hosted the UCI MTB Marathon World Champs last year. Click here to view the article
  5. A massive prize purse of R280000 has been confirmed for the inaugural Pietermaritzburg MTB Festival that takes place at Cascades MTB Park from 3-5 April, with everyone from the country’s top cross country, downhill, marathon and enduro talent battling against the world’s best and standing a chance of walking away with a share of their discipline’s and age group’s spoils. 
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  6. With all of the events in the Development Race Day Series now complete, the top ten riders from each district will compete head-to-head in the Grand Finale, which forms part of the cycling festivities at the Pietermaritzburg MTB Festival on Friday 3 April. Click here to view the article
  7. The second round of the 2015 Stihl SA DHI Cup takes place at Cascades Mountain Bike Park in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, on Sunday 5 April. Click here to view the article
  8. Africa’s Bike City and KwaZulu-Natal’s capital is set to play host to a frenzy of mountain biking activity this Easter as the Pietermaritzburg Mountain Bike Festival welcomes top elite competitors and local cycling enthusiasts alike to Cascades MTB Park from 3-5 April.

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  9. With South Africa set to host the Confederation of African Cycling (CAC) Road Cycling Championships outside Pietermaritzburg from 9 to 14 February, the importance of the continental championships as a springboard to Olympic qualification has been brought into sharp focus, with Cycling South Africa eager to take full advantage of its home ground advantage. Click here to view the article
  10. A number of para-cycling titles were decided on the opening morning of the Confederation of African Cycling (CAC) Continental Track Championships at the Sax Young Cycling track in Alexandra Park, Pietermaritzburg, on Wednesday. Click here to view the article
  11. The rural town of Wartburg outside Pietermaritzburg will play host to the Confederation of African Cycling (CAC) Road Cycling Championships from 9 to 14 February, the first time that South Africa has hosted the continental road cycling showcase event. Click here to view the article
  12. Following a revamp to the Sax Young Cycling Track at Alexandra Park, Africa’s Bike City will increase its credentials as the go-to biking Mecca of South Africa when the city adds the African Continental Track Championships from 21-25 January to its already impressive portfolio of international cycling events it has hosted. Click here to view the article
  13. The UCI (International Cycling Union), with the support and collaboration of Dr. Wagih Azzam, President of CAC and UCI Vice President, Mr. Yao Allah Kouamé, CAC Secretary General and Mr. William Newman, President of Cycling South Africa, will be hosting a rider training camp, coaching seminar, mechanics course and anti-doping information sessions in January and February prior to and during the 2015 African Continental Road and Track Championships to be held in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, between 9 and 14 February. Click here to view the article
  14. Since the concerted effort to position Pietermaritzburg as Africa’s “Bike City” began in 2008, the collaboration between Cycling South Africa, event organisers and the province of KwaZulu-Natal has triggered economic revenue of over R170 million in the region, with associated media exposure and marketing value estimated at over R5 billion. Click here to view the article
  15. Qualifying for the 2014 PMB World Cup took a surprising turn with Aaron Gwin taking top spot, with Josh Bryceland second and Greg Minnaar shortly after. Gee Atherton had an unfortunate over-the-bar incident, but was unhurt, so don't count him out of the running either. Click here to view the article
  16. Specialized Racing Downhill team star Aaron Gwin produced the quickest time in the men’s downhill qualifying at the 2014 UCI MTB World Cup, presented by Shimano, as he finished two and a half seconds ahead of Santa Cruz Syndicate duo of Josh Bryceland and Pietermaritzburg’s own world champion Greg Minnaar after the final round of downhill qualifying at the Cascades MTB Park. Click here to view the article
  17. The globe’s top cross country mountain biking stars continued their preparations for the opening leg of the 2014 UCI MTB World Cup, presented by Shimano, at Cascades MTB Park in Pietermaritzburg in energy-sapping hot and dry conditions. Click here to view the article
  18. First day of practice at the Pietermaritzburg MTB World Cup, and the downhill guys are getting warmed up. The course isn't as forgiving as some might have thought and the additions are catching some riders out. Click here to view the article
  19. With the clock ticking by and the start of this weekend’s 2014 UCI MTB World Cup Pietermaritzburg, presented by Shimano, getting ever closer, the International Cycling Union (UCI) have given the Cascades MTB Park-based event an unqualified thumbs up. Click here to view the article
  20. Ryan Franklin from Monster Energy caught up with Nigel Page, manager of Team CRC/Nukeproof to see what they were running for the Pietermaritzburg DH course. Turns out it's something very special. Click here to view the article
  21. It's finally here, the first round of the UCI World Cup in Pietermaritzburg. Yesterday was the start of the festivities and a chance for all the riders to check out the Downhill course. Click here to view the article
  22. Excited for this year's UCI MTB World Cup season? We are too. Check out a preview of what is in store for this year, with, of course, Pietermaritzburg as the opening round from 10-13 April 2014. Click here to view the article
  23. Big changes for 2014 are that the UCI has taken media advice and moved the Downhill from Sunday to Saturday with the XCO now on Sunday as the final event. Click here to view the article
  24. In the wake of the successful hosting of the 2013 UCI MTB and Trials World Championships, Pietermaritzburg’s reputation as the “Bike City” of the African continent has been entrenched by the awarding of the rights to host 2015 Confederation of Cycling Forum. Click here to view the article
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