Latest Transcape News

JOHN SMIT HOOKED ON TRANSCAPE

Former Springbok hooker John Smit, accustomed to tough sporting challenges, faces an examination of another kind when he competes in the TransCape mountain bike race for the first time next year. One of South Africa’s most celebrated sportsmen, Smit captained the...

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2018 TRANSCAPE – R250 000 PRIZE PURSE ANNOUNCED!

The mountain-bike community was abuzz this week when the organisers of the 2018 TransCape, driven by Volvo, announced a lucrative R250 000 prize purse for the event which takes place from 4-10 February 2018. TransCape presents an awe inspiring 614km, 7-day...

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Volvo continue to drive TransCape

After their maiden voyage with the TransCape mountain bike race proved a resounding success, Volvo Car South Africa announced that they would extend their involvement to 2018. The Grand Départ of the seven-day event between Knysna and Franschhoek in the Western Cape...

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TRANSCAPE GETS THUMBS UP FROM MOUNTAIN BIKE COMMUNITY!

Fresh off the news that a host of partners have renewed their incredible support of TransCape, driven by Volvo, the iconic 7-stage mountain bike tour has received the ultimate vindication from the riding community themselves with participant totals for the 2018 event...

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New route focus for TransCape

Organisers of the TransCape mountain bike race have enlisted Cape Epic route designer Pieter van Wyk to ensure the 2018 route is a fun yet technical challenge. The seven-day event, driven by Volvo Cars South Africa, will take riders on a picturesque 614km journey...

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New pro outfit seal victory at TransCape

The Ellsworth-ASG outfit of Pieter Seyffert and Travis Walker finished off the TransCape mountain bike race in style by claiming victory on the final stage to cement their overall triumph today. It was the perfect start for the new pro outfit, who rode together for...

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TransCape pays tribute to Laws on penultimate stage

The new professional team of Pieter Seyffert and Travis Walker claimed their fifth stage victory as the TransCape mountain bike race paid tribute to former British road champion Sharon Laws, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer late last year. Organisers ASG Events...

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Stelling trudges into lead at muddy TransCape

Capetonian Billy Stelling forged ahead on a muddy day in the TransCape mountain bike race to win his third stage on the trot and don the leader’s jersey in the men’s solo category today. Overnight rain turned the 103km fourth stage between Riversdal and Swellendam in...

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Stelling recovers to win again at TransCape

Despite riding with a broken rib, defending men’s solo champion Billy Stelling won his second stage in a row on the third day of the TransCape mountain bike race between Van Wyksdorp and Riversdal in the Western Cape today. After the lengthy 135km queen stage...

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Heat tests riders on TransCape queen stage

After a rainy opening stage, riders were presented with different conditions today as pace-setters Pieter Seyffert and Travis Walker consolidated their overall lead in the TransCape mountain bike race. The Ellsworth-ASG duo led the field home for the second...

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New pro team set the pace at TransCape

Despite wet conditions, Pieter Seyffert and Travis Walker kicked off their new partnership on a perfect note by winning the opening stage of the seven-day TransCape mountain bike race today. The Ellsworth-ASG duo took control early on to cover the tough 80km ride...

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Seyffert reveals new partnership at TransCape

After a lengthy association with Hanco Kachelhoffer, mountain biking professional Pieter Seyffert will reveal a new partnership when he and Travis Walker tackle the seven-day TransCape mountain bike race from Sunday. In his first appearance at the TransCape, the...

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Pioneering single-track at TransCape

The TransCape MTB race organisers will pioneer a fresh single-track challenge by introducing the riders to the Greyton Black section in the multi-stage race beginning on Sunday. Positioned on the penultimate stage on the stretch between Greyton and Genadendal, route...

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TransCape on a charity drive

In partnership with the Africa Foundation, the TransCape MTB race will use its reach in the cycling fraternity to contribute towards a number of charity projects this year. The third edition of the seven-day mountain biking journey from the hamlet of Knysna to...

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Fresh tweaks give TransCape better balance

Riders in next year’s TransCape mountain bike event will find a better balance across the board as the organisers continue pushing the boundaries in one of South Africa’s premium multistage races. The third edition, which takes riders from the coastal hamlet of Knysna...

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TRANSCAPE – ENTRIES NOW OPEN AND FILLING UP FAST!

TransCape entries are now open and filling up fast with 70 riders already putting their names on the start list. Entries are limited to 120 riders. To enter, go to www.transcapemtb.co.za. Entries will close as soon as we reach the field limit of 120. The TransCape is...

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