My Toughest Race EVER Was The Bicycling Karoo Burn MTB

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From Adventure races that took over 30 hours to complete, to running the 68km Maxi Race — the Karoo Burn is still hands-down the toughest race I’ve competed in. That’s probably the exact reason why I loved it. Here’s what went down…

The Karoo Burn

Bicycling Magazine’s Karoo Burn is a 242km race from Calvinia to Ceres along South Africa’s longest, straight gravel road. If you’ve been to Afrika Burn you’ll know this treacherous road — mainly for its tyre puncturing capability and lack of signal (lack of everything really). Some smartass thought cycling this road would be a jol — and looking back now, it was.

READ MORE: “The Longest 24 Hours Of My Life Were Spent At The WCAD 24H Adventure Race”

Heading Up North

Around 4 pm on Friday the 21st of February, my sister (and racing partner) and I…

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