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Nico Pfitzenmaier and Robyn de Groot demonstrated their technical skills on the wet and slippery trails through the Harkerville forest on Monday en route to the overall solo titles in the three-day RECM Knysna 200. Former masters world cross-country champion Pfitzenmaier (Dorma) also showed his sportsmanship when runner-up Dylan Rebello (Jeep) slipped in the finishing straight of the 58km final stage at Thesen Harbour Town.
15 Jun 2015Read more
Former junior African cross-country champion Dylan Rebello showed his continental class on his home trails as he raced to victory in the second stage of the RECM Knysna 200 mountain bike race on Sunday. The 20-year-old local's stage win was a triumph of youth over experience as he outsprinted solo category overall leader Nico Pfitzenmaier, 44, into the finish at Thesen Harbour Town.
14 Jun 2015Read more
An on-song Nico Pfitzenmaier powered his way through the muddy trails of the Fisantehoek forest to win the solo category on the opening stage of the RECM Knysna 200 mountain bike race on Saturday. The former world masters champion (Dorma) drove hard from the beginning of the undulating 79km course, which started in unseasonably warm weather at the Knysna Elephant Park, to cruise into the finish at Thesen Harbour Town in 3:22:03.
13 Jun 2015Read more
Former world masters cross-country champion Nico Pfitzenmaier will lead the field in the men's solo category at the three-day RECM Knysna 200 mountain bike race, which starts in the Garden Route town on Saturday. Pfitzenmaier, who took all three stages en route to the overall win alongside Renay Groustra in the team category last year, will be without his partner due to conflicting racing commitments this weekend.
11 Jun 2015Read more
Mountain bikers in this year's RECM Knysna 200 stage race will have a chance to enrich themselves and the lives of underprivileged local children when they roll through the Garden Route town from June 13. Organisers of the three-day race are raffling off a R50 000 unit trust prize courtesy of the title sponsor RECM, R20 000 of which will be donated directly to the Knysna Sport School.
04 Jun 2015Read more
Due to rider demand, organisers of the RECM Knysna 200 have made an additional 50 entries available for the three-day mountain bike race, which takes place along the Garden Route from June 13. According to race director Patric Mosterd of Garden Route Events, the limited field for next month's event has now been increased to a total of 350 participants across solo and team categories. "Last year we were fully subscribed and had to turn so many riders away.
28 May 2015Read more
You might recognise the name RECM from the MTB Team featuring Erik and Ariane Kleinhans, Nico Bell, Lourens Luus and Cherise Stander but how much do you know about the company behind the team sponsorship? Full Sus spoke to RECM coowner and CEO, Jan van Niekerk about mountain biking, sponsorships and investing (in sport and the stock market).
18 Dec 2014Read more
- Dear Louise Just wanted to say once again thankyou for all the trouble you went to in organising such a great event over the weekend. And especially for sorting out the hotel for us. We had lovely roo...
- Hello RECMKNYSNA200 team! What a fabulous, amazing and spectacular 3 days we just had. Everything you want, nothing you don’t!! J (ok maybe less mud J ) Thank you very much for the great routes, well ...
17 - 19 June 2016