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DEFENDING CHAMPIONS REIGN SUPREME AT 2019 PIONEER

It was multiple back to back success stories at The Pioneer, fuelled by Nutri-Grain, with Michal Vink and Tim Rush (Onya Bike North Otago), Kate McIlroy and Amy Hollamby (Stonewood Homes) and Josie…


THE PIONEER HEADS TO ROTORUA IN 2020

The Pioneer, fuelled by Nutri-Grain, is officially headed to the Central North Island in 2020, starting and finishing in the Mountain Bike Mecca of Rotorua, with The IRONMAN Group Oceania announcing…


SNOW AND HIGH WIND FORCE COURSE CHANGE AT PIONEER

Race organisers were kept on their toes as two course changes were made this morning as riders headed out on stage four of The Pioneer, fuelled by Nutri-Grain, with snow, high wind and yesterday’s…


VINK AND RUSH GO TO WORK IN THE MUD AND RAIN

Riders overcame the worst the weather could throw at them on stage three of The Pioneer, fuelled by Nutri-Grain, as constant rain and cool temperatures were the order of the day on the ride from…


AUSSIES THROW THE GAUNTLET DOWN ON LONGEST DAY

A fascinating duel between defending champions Michael Vink & Tim Rush (Onya Bike North Otago) and Brendan Johnston & Jon Odams (Giant Off-Road Australia) took another twist on stage two of…


KIWIS MAKE BIG MOVE ON STUNNING STAGE ONE AT PIONEER

Defending champions, Michael Vink and Tim Rush (Onya Bike North Otago) made an emphatic statement on day two of The Pioneer, fuelled by Nutri-Grain, dominating the spectacular 76km stage one from…


SPRINT FINISHES, FRACTIONS OF A SECOND; CAPE TO CAPE COMES DOWN TO THE WIRE

After four days and more than 200km of the toughest and fastest racing the iconic Cape to Cape MTB stage race has ever seen, it was a happy, dusty and beat up group of riders who rolled across the…


LEARNING NEW TRICKS AND PICKING UP STICKS AT CAPE TO CAPE

Cape to Cape’s 76km Boranup Forest stage tested riders to the limit, producing some remarkable efforts and a few upsets, as the iconic four day stage race reached the halfway point. Despite some…


RECORD SET AND PACE ON AT CAPE LEEUWIN

Since 1895, the Cape Leeuwin lighthouse has had its fair share of historic moments but none like this, with a record of more than 1 300 mountain bikers assembling to tackle this iconic stage, and…


ROK’D UP - DESTINATION CAPE TO CAPE

There are many ways to prepare for Western Australia’s iconic four day MTB stage race Cape to Cape, but Brisbane couple Ben Lehmann and Lena Anson-Smith have probably found the most entertaining,…