Trans Baviaans 24hr MTB Race Report - 15 August 2015

The Trans Baviaans MTB Race report from Saturday 15 August.  I know a lot of you have been following the Trans Baviaans, so here is a brief report of the race on this past Saturday. 
Below are the provisional results for the first event of the Trans Baviaans 24-hour mountain biking marathon, which took place from Willowmore to Jeffreys Bay. The 230km race, which is billed as the toughest single stage mountain bike event in the world, was won by Pierre Smith and Thinus Redelinghuys of Team Jeep. Due to rider demand, a second event will be held over the same course on August 22. The start of the first 2015 Trans Baviaans 24-hour MTB race. Photo: Trans Baviaans 24HR MTB Race on Facebook The start of the first 2015 Trans Baviaans 24-hour MTB race. Photo: Trans Baviaans 24HR MTB Race on Facebook[/caption] 230km race Men: 1. Pierre Smith & Thinus Redelinghuys (Jeep) 8:29:58 2. Vickus Boshoff & Etnard Louw (PowerBar 1) 8:49:45 3. Christo Roos & Charlie Louw (Aerocare-Proper) 8:51:18 Women: 1. Nicky Booyens, Annie David, Nadine Nunes & Petru Ebersohn (Turbo, Bee and Friends) 10:55:06 2. Marike Vreken & Franci Joubert (Freaking Fairies) 11:59:49 3. Nienke van Schaik & Kasha Dickie (Double Trouble) 12:31:28 Mixed: 1.Yolande de Villiers, Johan Labuschagne & Neill Ungerer (SasolRacing) 8:51:19 2. Nicky Giliomee, Timo Cooper, Hein Giliomee & Tyrone van Rooyen (Merrell/USN) 9:28:38 3. Ischen Stopforth & Peter Stopforth (2 Stop) 9:30:04 Source:  ecoboundMTB / YouTube www.inthebunch.co.za

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