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27-28 January 2024

Drak Descent gets trail shake-up

Despite a cancellation of the event at the beginning of 2021, organisers of the 2022 Euro Steel Drak Descent in partnership with FNB have decided to make adjustments to the route that wasn’t used this year for the events to be held on the last weekend of January. The Euro Steel Drak Descent in partnership …

Organisers excited to welcome back riders for Drak Descent 2022

Organisers of the 2022 Euro Steel Drak Descent mountain bike race in the Southern Drakensberg have officially opened entries to the public and are expecting a surge of interest following 2021’s cancellation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The race, which forms part of the Drak Adventure Weekend on 29 and 30 January will once again …

PYGA-Euro Steel team confirmed for Drak Descent

Africa’s MTB Team, Team PYGA-Euro Steel will have their full contingent out in force when they take to the Southern Drakensberg for the upcoming Euro Steel Drak Descent in partnership with FNB from 30-31 January. The team recently completed the delayed KAP sani2c that saw the PYGA-Euro Steel 1 team of Philip Buys and Matthys …

Hill eyes a fifth Drak Descent title

Having won four of the last five editions of the Euro Steel Drak Descent in partnership with FNB, MTB ace Andrew Hill has confirmed his entry for the 2021 race on 30 and 31 January, pencilling it in as the ideal kick-start to his competitive year. The 38 year-old TIB Insurance racer has made a …

Shange’s epic ride to end with another Drak Descent

As hundreds of MTB fanatics converge on Underberg on the weekend of 30 and 31 January 2021 for the Euro Steel Drak Descent in partnership with FNB, few will notice the figure of Thubalethu Shange as he rides into the Southern Drakensberg town the day before race. Hardly anyone will know that he has ridden …

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