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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

Fast and flowing trails in store for riders at St.Ives XCO No.3

Cross-country mountain bikers will be heading to the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands for the third and final round of the 2016 KZNMTB XCO Provincial Series at St. Ives MTB Park on Saturday 16 April.

The Series Log after two races reflects that there will be some exciting racing action in some of the age categories as riders battle it out to win the Series overall.

Brendon Davids (Trek South Africa) has had two straight wins so far this season in the Elite Men’s class while the Elite Women’s class sees two riders tie with equal points, having each raced one event this season – Candice Parker-Dennison and Mandy de Beer (Team Jordana). Alan Hatherly (Kargo Pro MTB Team) leads the under-23 Men’s class by 125 points after two straight wins as well, with Frankie du Toit (Kargo Pro MTB Team) leading the under-23 Women’s Log. Teammate Hayley Smith and Genevieve van Coller (Absolute Cycling) are tie in second place.


Upcoming Events 


22-30 April : Old Mutual Joberg2C

24 April : Husq Mid Illovo MTB

30 April : The Amorello Challenge

30 April - 2 May : The PMB MTB Festival

7 May : Primary Schools MTB Series

8 May : Greytown MTB Classic

10-14 May : Sani2C

14 May : SA Cup Series XCO #4 & Jnr World Series


International News

The UCI unveils the 2016 mountain bike calendar and its main events

The Union Cycliste Internationale’s (UCI’s) 2016 season of major mountain bike events will be marked by the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the UCI World Championships in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic (for Olympic cross-country – XCO, Cross-country Eliminator -XCE, and Cross-country Team Relay - XCR) and Val di Sole, Italy (downhill and four-cross – DHI and 4X), as well as the return of Cairns (Australia) and La Bresse (France) to the World Cup.


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.






KZN Mountain Bike Commission
PO Box 153, Merrivale, 3291
T 082 896 6864

F 033 387 6377

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