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27-28 January 2024

Du Toit, Buys Terlouw bring it home

Underberg – PYGA Euro Steel’s team of Pieter du Toit and Philip Buys and their solo rider Jaedon Terlouw picked up where they left off at the Euro Steel Drak Descent MTB race to claim the race title after Sunday’s 53km second stage. The trio had looked comfortable in establishing their authority on Saturday’s 43km …

Winning feeling for teammates at Drak Descent

Underberg – Team PYGA Euro Steel dominate the opening stage of the Euro Steel Drak Descent MTB race with Phil Buys and Pieter du Toit claiming victory in the team event while their team mate Jaedon Terlouw beat Drive Train Academy’s Daniel van Der Watt in the solo category. Overnight rain meant ideal sticky and …

Buys looks like being best again at Euro Steel Drak Descent

Underberg – THE Phil Buys and Pieter du Toit combination will have a target on their back as they aim for an early-season win in the Euro Steel Drak Descent mountain bike race on Saturday and Sunday in and around the Underberg region. Buys is the defending champion after winning in 2023 with Alex Miller, …

Drak Descent highlights Drakensberg charm

Underberg – The beautiful Southern Drakensberg will once again become the focus of sportsmen and women on January 27-28 when the Euro Steel Drak Descent and Euro Steel Run the Rivers events draw hundreds of mountain bikers and trail runners to Underberg for their annual endorphin fix. Dwarfed by the imposing Drakensberg mountain, trail runners …

PYGA Euro Steel sweep Drak Descent

In contrasting conditions and with rain around, the PYGA Euro Steel team completed a sweep of both the team and individual crowns at the Euro Steel Drak Descent that ended at Umkimkulu River Lodge on Sunday. Having ridden their way to the front of the race on day one on Saturday, the PYGA Euro Steel …

Foster and PYGA Euro Steel team-mates dominate Drak Descent day one

Against the picturesque backdrop of the Southern Drakensberg, riders were treated to sublime conditions on Day One of the Euro Steel Drak Descent mountain bike race on Saturday with Michael Foster and his team-mates claiming the honours. The young star headlined a dominant day for his squad as his PYGA Euro Steel team-mates Philip Buys …

Drak Descent ready to kick-start KZN’s 2023 MTB calendar

After the relaxation of the December holidays, the year’s mountain biking action kicks into gear with the Euro Steel Drak Descent getting underway in the Southern Drakensberg this Saturday. The two-day mountain biking event has become a staple for the off-road community in KwaZulu-Natal and with some exclusive access to trails in and around Underberg …

Malherbe taking it all in at Drak Descent 2023

As he continues his treatment for myeloma, KZN Midlands cycling personality Con Malherbe has confirmed he’ll be riding the 2023 Euro Steel Drak Descent, but will be taking a far more relaxed approach compared to previous years. The Southern Drakensberg classic from 28-29 January has become a popular stop on the mountain biking calendar in …

White out to impart experience at Drak Descent

As the new MTB racing season approaches, teams plan out their 2023 schedule and Tyronne White and his Ballito-based DriveTrain Racing Team have ear-marked the Euro Steel Drak Descent at the end of January as their 2023 kick-starter. Experienced pro cyclist White will be riding in the 2023 Drak Descent on 28 and 29 January …

Buys and PYGA Euro Steel back for Drak Descent

Team PYGA Euro Steel will once again be present on the start line for the 2023 Euro Steel Drak Descent when they use the popular Southern Drakensberg race from 28-29 January as a springboard for another exciting year of racing. Last year’s race became a lucrative scouting mission for Africa’s MTB Team as they roped …

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