Entries by Zane

Records Tumble at the 2018 Trans Baviaans Race

The 2018 Trans Baviaans Race, wrapped up with prize giving at the Fountains Mall on Sunday the 12th of August – but the racing action had concluded well over twelve hours earlier before the last light had faded over the Baviaanskloof. A consistent tail wind, smooth road conditions and a searing ride by DSV Pro […]

Ciovita Apparel to beat the Winter Chill

With snow on the mountains this year’s Trans Baviaans Race looks set to be a chilly one. So we got our friends at Ciovita to put together a list of must have items and advice, to go along with their Trans Baviaans apparel, which will see you through the Baviaanskloof without losing any appendages to […]

Stacked Elite Field Prepared to do battle at the Trans Baviaans Race

On Saturday the 11th of August just over 1 250 riders will line up for the Trans Baviaans Race, in the 15th edition of the toughest team single stage MTB race in the world. Headlining the field are past champions, members of the South African team to the World Marathon Championships and the newly crowned South […]

Trans News #5-18

Goeie Dag Dit is sulke tyd! Hierdie is ons laaste nuusbrief voor die groot dae. Hierdie is van toepassing op altwee die naweke se events! Groete Wikus van der Walt Mails have gone out to all teams, on “event info” from our system by now, with everything you need to know, so this is just a quick […]

Trans News #4-18

Goeie Dag Augustus is om die draai en dit beteken ons gaan die maand van die Trans Baviaans binne. Hierdie jaar is ek net so senuweeagtig soos meeste van julle, want vir die eerste keer in die 14 jaar bestaan van die Trans Baviaans gaan ek hom ook trap, meer van dit onder in hierdie nuusbrief. […]

Trans Baviaans Founder Makes His Debut in 15th Edition

Wikus van der Walt – the founder of EcoBound Mountain Events, the organisers of the iconic To Hell and Back and Trans Baviaans mountain bike races – will be making his Trans Baviaans debut in the 15th edition of the famous ultra-endurance race, when he rides the Repeat on the 18th of August. To make […]

Preparing for the Biggest Ultra-Endurance Race of the Year

The Trans Baviaans is without a doubt South Africa’s iconic ultra-endurance mountain bike race. In a country where ultra-endurance events attract thousands of participants the Baviaans holds the torch as mountain biking’s Comrades Marathon. Now in its fifteenth year the 230 kilometre event takes place over two weekends, with races starting on the 11th and […]

Don’t Panic: Trans Baviaans Is Just Around The Corner

The Trans Baviaans, 24 hour MTB Marathon, is rapidly approaching and while there is virtually no time left for improving your fitness there is a great deal of preparation you can still do to ensure you have a successful ride. Whether you are lining up for the Race on the 11th of August or the […]

Trans News #3-18

Goeie Dag Die koudste week van die jaar! Wikus van der Walt is tans besig met die Freedom Challenge en het deur n spier wit Hel gery 2 dae terug! Hy het ook deur die Baviaanskloof gery en beplan om hierdie jaar vir die eerste keer ooit in 15 jaar sy eie event die Trans […]

Trans News #2-18

Goeie Dag Die maand van April het aangebreek. Vir die wat nog ons “Polar Training planners”oorweeg, hierdie sal die maand wees om te begin met die oefening program. Trans Talks / Rides The past Trans Talk’s have been very well received and we had great turn outs at all of these evenings! Thank you so much for the […]