Combrinck and De Groot crowned National Champs at frosty Van Gaalen

Van Gaalen – In what were two contrasting races, Gawie Combrinck (Team EAI Cycling) and Robyn de Groot (Ascendis Health) walked away with the National Marathon MTB titles on Saturday in chilly conditions at the 2015 Ashburton Investments National MTB Series Van Gaalen, which doubled up as the South African Mountain Bike Marathon Championships […]

joBerg2c successfuls well prepared for Nedbank sani2c tussle

The dust stirred up by 2015 Old Mutual joBerg2c victors Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck has hardly settled and already the pair are relishing a return to the trails from Sani Pass down to Scottburgh Main Beach at this year’s Nedbank sani2c which takes place from 14-16 May.

The EAI duo stood head and shoulders […]

Glencairn comes alive ahead of 2015 Nedbank sani2c opener

The 11th Nedbank sani2c mountain bike stage race the biggest of its kind in the world, gets underway on Tuesday, 12 May 2015, as the first of three waves of around 1500 competitors set off on their three day long journey from Glencairn Farm at the base of Sani Pass to Scottburgh Main Beach […]

Combrinck, Rabie primed for second victory

Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie look set for a second straight victory in the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c after consolidating their more than 19-minute lead on the penultimate stage through southern KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.

The defending champions plunged into the Umkomaas River Valley and powered their way out the other side to claim their fifth […]

Defending champs Combrinck and Rabie conquer joBerg2c again

Defending champions Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie swept to their second straight victory in the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c at Scottburgh on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast on Saturday.

The EAI Cycling duo took half a dozen stage wins, including the final stage, en route to overall honours in the sixth edition of the 900km mountain […]

Rabie, Combrinck charge into joBerg2c lead

Former roadie Johann Rabie and teammate Gawie Combrinck tore through the open flats and singletrack trails of the eastern Free State to wrest the overall lead on day three of the Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Sunday.

Leaving Reitz, the EAI Cycling duo put the hammer down on the 122km stage – the […]

Combrinck, Rabie take second stage win at joBerg2c

Overnight leaders Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie celebrated Freedom Day by claiming their second stage win on day four of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Monday.

Combrinck and Rabie set the tempo on the 121km course from Sterkfontein Dam in the Free State to lead the plunge off the escarpment into […]

Rabie and Combrinck gun for joBerg2c title defence

Defending champions Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck will be gunning for a second Old Mutual joBerg2c title when the nine-day mountain bike race fires its opening shot near Heidelberg on the outskirts of Johannesburg on April 24.

Rabie and Combrinck will headline a field of 800 riders for the 950km stage race, which crosses four […]

Kleinhans duo wins gold at 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

(Stellenbosch, 01 March 2015) Team RECM’s power couple, Erik and Ariane Kleinhans both out-raced stiff competition in their respective fields today as they claimed top spots at the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour Mountain Bike Challenge in Stellenbosch.

A line up that consisted of top local pro riders and multiple World Champion and Olympic medallist, […]

DUTOIT Tankwa Trek 2015 Race Report

Words: Gawie Combrinck, EAI Cycling Team

Johann Rabie and I (EAI Cycling Team) lined up for our first stage race of the year in preparation for the ABSA Cape Epic. This was the first time we would take on the DUTOIT Tankwa Trek, and with all the great reviews we’ve heard about the race we […]