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Prepping for Zuurberg when the lights are out

Cycling coach John Wakefield tuned up for the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek at sani2c, but his love-hate relationship with the event continued. This is what happened. Well, here we are back from sani2c, which turned out to be a very up and down few days with

Zoning into the Great Zuurberg Trek

Renowned cycling coach John Wakefield is discovering all sorts of zones on his way to peak fitness for the 2016 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. This is his story. Well, I'm back and survived the Panorama Tour. Besides the bad luck we had on day one, when we

Too scared to skip Zuurberg

Well-known cycling coach John Wakefield reveals how he got suckered into riding this year's PwC Great Zuurberg Trek – and how he is preparing for it. "Hello, how are you?" the voice asked at the end of the phone. "I'm good and you? What do you

A fast and fun finish

Pro mountain biker Chris Wolhuter, who took second alongside Andrew Hill in the 2015 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, shares his perspectives from the sharp end of the race. The final stage of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek was dubbed the fun one, and the fun one

Queen stage throws a curve ball

Pro mountain biker Chris Wolhuter, who took second alongside Andrew Hill in the 2015 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, shares his perspectives from the sharp end of the race. As it often is with three-day mountain bike races, the second stage is usually the queen stage. What

No free pass on day one

Pro mountain biker Chris Wolhuter, who took second alongside Andrew Hill in the 2015 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, shares his perspectives from the sharp end of the race. After a short flight into Port Elizabeth Airport, I was greeted by the friendly Unity in Africa team