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The KZN MTB Commission is a volunteer organisation established in terms of the constitution of Cycling KZN, and is a subsidiary of Cycling KZN. Cycling SA reports to the Department of Sport and as such is accountable to the government of South Africa. The KZN MTB Commission comprises a number of commissioners that strive to administer the sport in the province in a responsible and professional way. Our primary goal is to manage mountain biking in KZN in accordance with the rules and regulations that have been developed over time, while promoting and adding value wherever possible.

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Latest News

Locals prepared for KZN XCO Champs

The 2015 KwaZulu-Natal MTB Championships (XCO) will be taking place at Cascades MTB Park, Pietermaritzburg, on Saturday 30 May. Sponsored by KwaZulu-Natal Sports and Recreation, the event will allow top contenders in the KZN regions to compete for the 2015 XCO Championship title.

The world-renowned venue, having hosted four UCI MTB World Cups and two World Championships, is fully geared up and more than prepared to host the annual provincial championship.

Riding in the mix is Elite Men’s 2013 KZN XCO Champ, Stuart Marais. “I am very confident going into KZN Champs,” he said. “I have had a lot of bad luck throughout the year but I am very happy with the progress that I have been making over the year thus far.


Upcoming Events 

30 May : KZN MTB Provincial XCO Champs

31 May : Newcastle MTB Family Race #4

6 June : KZN MTB Provincial Enduro Champs

7 June : KZN MTB Provincial DHi Champs

7 June : Howick Classic

7 June : Elephant Challenge

13 June : KZN Schools MTB Series



International News

2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano: All you need to know

More teams, more countries represented (including newcomers China, Indonesia, Iran and Israel), and larger audiences: the 2015 season of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano looks like being as enthralling as ever. A quick overview of the nine rounds of the season, which starts on April 11 and will be available on Red Bull TV:

  • Two new rounds: Lourdes (France) which makes its debut by opening the season, and Lenzerheide (Switzerland), at the beginning of July
  • After a year’s break, the return of Val di Sole (Italy) which will close the season at the end of August, one week before the UCI MTB World Championships in Andorre


Development stars bask in the spotlight at Pmb MTB Festival

Pietermaritzburg - The success of KZN Cycling's and Cycling South Africa's development programme was on full display as development racing kicked off the three-day long Pietermaritzburg Mountain Bike Festival at the Cascades Mountain Bike Park on Friday. All districts of KwaZulu-Natal were represented, with 10 riders from each district showing off their skills.

Since the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Department of Sport and Recreation got behind the development initiative, cycling has been making increasingly significant inroads into communities, especially in rural areas.





KZNMTB KZN MTB XCO Championships - Saturday 30th May. Course Map...
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KZNMTB 2 days to go before pre-entries close for the KZN MTB XCO Championships at Cascades MTB Park on Saturday 30th...
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