Entries by Christo

FNB Wines2Whales Ups the Ante with an Increased Prize Purse

For 2019 the FNB Wines2Whales prize purse swells to R550 000, with the elite men and women rewarded down to tenth position. FNB Wines2Whales has for a number of years held the title as the three day stage race with the biggest prize money purse in mountain biking. In 2019 that is once again true as […]

Learn to Thrive Through FNB W2W

Biking in the Bosch skills guru, Joanna Dobinson, knows a few things about thriving, rather than just surviving, at the FNB Wines2Whales. Don’t just survive the 2019 FNB Wines2Whales. Learn to thrive; regardless of the trails, weather and the antics of your fellow riders with the sage advice of Biking in the Bosch’s Joanna Dobinson. […]

LinAqua Hydrates FNB Wines2Whales for 2019 and Beyond

Mountain biking is a thirsty business, so it is fortunate for all FNB Wines2Whales entrants that LinAqua are committing to keeping every rider hydrated. Stellenbosch based mineral water brand LinAqua will be taking care of every FNB Wines2Whales riders rehydration needs from 2019 and beyond. Having recently joined the stage race’s sponsorship family their focus […]

Sock Satisfaction as Falke Partners With FNB Wines2Whales

South Africa’s best loved athletic sock brand, Falke, has partnered with FNB Wines2Whales to bring their mountain biking specific socks to the events with #SeriousGEES. Falke has a proud 124-year history of producing world leading knitted garments. In 2019 they have partnered with FNB Wines2Whales to introduce their latest mountain bike specific socks to riders […]

E-Powered Pinotage

  E-Bikes are the fastest growing sector in cycling but events have been slow to allow them into races due to a number of restrictions. Luckily the FNB Wines2Whales Pinotage event is unbound by such limitations, so for 2019, E-Bikers are welcome! To ensure the safety of their fellow riders all E-Bikers, and their non-pedal […]

Get FNB Wines2Whales Ready with Our Women’s Rides

The effervescent Joanna, or Jo as she’s better known, Dobinson is one of FNB Wines2Whales’ official ambassadors. She loves nothing more than up-skilling women on mountain bikes through her brand Biking in the Bosch. To help women, of all skill levels, prepare for the 2019 events Jo is hosting three FNB Wines2Whales Women’s Rides on […]

Land Rover Experience Brings #SeriousGEES to FNB Wines2Whales

Land Rover, our official route and vehicle partner, are assisting in ensuring that there’s as much #SeriousGEES on the trails as there is in the famed Race Village. With the gees-o-meter already ringing after our recent Route Update announcement, Land Rover knew that the only way to elevate the excitement was by designating sections of […]