electrical bike Trailseeker Mountain Bike Collection able to proceed
The favored Trailseeker Mountain Bike Collection will proceed quickly after the lengthy break because of the Covid-19 disaster and likewise due to a brand new sponsor got here on board for the collection.
Main insurer, King Worth, has elevated its funding in mountain biking by taking up the title sponsorship of a few of South Africa’s premier mountain bike occasions.
In a three-year deal (beginning in 2021), King Worth will take over because the title sponsor of the favored Trailseeker Mountain Bike Collection. Along with this, King Worth would be the title sponsor of Race to the Solar and Race to the Sea, and likewise the presenting sponsor of the Cullinan 2 Tonteldoos, a 265km, 24-hour ultra-distance mountain bike race.
“Biking is a rising sport in South Africa, and we’re extraordinarily excited to be a part of these occasions and to assist this growth,” mentioned King Worth’s Wynand van Vuuren.
He mentioned by means of this partnership they are going to be staging world-class mountain biking occasions proper right here in South Africa.
Race to the Solar and Race to the Sea each cowl round 165km in a point-to-point format over principally gravel roads, with Race to the Solar taking individuals from the picturesque Hartbeespoort Dam, to tourist-favourite Solar Metropolis.
If that stellar surroundings isn’t sufficient, cyclists can tackle the Race to the Sea (30 January 2021) the place they’ll get to trip from picture-perfect Franschhoek to postcard-ready Hermanus within the Western Cape.
Whereas Cullinan 2 Tonteldoos began out as a social using problem in 2015, it’s now one of many nation’s hottest mountain bike challenges. It begins in Cullinan, north-west of Pretoria and finishes at Tonteldoos, a small settlement within the Mpumalanga Highlands close to Dullstroom, utilizing principally non-technical gravel roads.
The occasion begins within the late afternoon, which implies that riders should trip by means of the night time, solely to see the solar rising over a vastly totally different panorama. This yr’s occasion is because of happen on 6 – 7 November and is nearly offered out already.
Since its inception in 2009, the Trailseeker Collection was initially based mostly in Gauteng, however has since expanded to incorporate occasions within the Western Cape. With over 15 000 entrants yearly, it’s the biggest mountain bike race collection in South Africa, and possibly the world.
To enter, or for extra data on the occasions talked about, go to the Trailseeker Collection on-line at https://mtb.trailseekerseries.co.za
For extra data contact Fritz Pienaar on [email protected].
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