Entries by Warwick Purdy

R100 000 raised during the FNB Wines2Whales Challenge

The FNB Wines2Whales Challenge, which encouraged riders to donate R1 for every kilometre that they rode throughout 1 and 2 August, raised R100 000 for the Botrivier Crèche Initiative. 2020 has been a year that has challenged everyone, especially the events industry. While many may see the FNB Wines2Whales as “just” a mountain bike event, […]

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SeriousGEES Sunday with Amy McDougall

Happy Women’s day. The FNB Wines2Whales has always placed a large emphasis on equality, through the focus the Chardonnay has on women’s racing, to the coverage of the event itself, with dedicated teams following every pedal stroke. We caught up with 2019 FNB Wines2Whales Chardonnay defending champion, Amy McDougall, to hear her top tips on […]

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SeriousGEES Sunday with HB Kruger

Mechanicals come with the territory in the world of mountain biking with equipment being pushed to its absolute limit as riders descend loose trails and rip through berms at high speed. Finding the limits and pushing through them are daily occurrences for professional riders the world over, but sometimes the gods of cycling are not in […]

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SeriousGEES Sunday with Matt Beers

There is no denying the winter rains have returned to the Cape and with that a host of challenging riding conditions. From first time riders to seasoned pros, bombing down a winter trail requires a little more knowledge and preparation but the rewards are worth it.   Two-time FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz winner Matt Beers is […]

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SeriousGEES Sunday with Courteney Webb

Over the past few months, indoor training and the ecosystems around them have quickly evolved from a simple supplement to your riding to a separate discipline altogether, with dedicated events and races taking place world-wide. The forerunner in the evolution of indoor training is Californian based company, Zwift. Founded in 2014 the platform has quickly […]