The past weekend our team raced the first leg of the National Marathon series in Grabouw. Philip and Kombo travelled down to do some performance tests on Thursday and I joined them that evening. Matthys came through on Friday and we all stayed in a nice farm house in Grabouw, the perfect place to get ready for race day on Saturday.
Below some comments from the riders regarding the race:
While consistency is key to performance on a sporting stage there is also significant wisdom in the maxim that a change is as good as a holiday. That’s exactly how Ruan Lochner and Philip Buys, owners of the African MTB Team, see the new chapter in their partnership with corporate South Africa to continue their professional mountain bike team, formerly known as Scott LCB Factory Racing, into Team Pyga / Euro Steel