Mike Posthumus and Derrin Smith won The Race, the first of the two 24-hour Trans Baviaans mountain bike races, in Jeffreys Bay today.
The dormakaba pair, who came third last year, were not only the first to arrive home but also the first men’s team to finish.
They completed the 230km event from Willowmore in 8:19:15.
Second were Werner Roux and Jono Cloete while Jaco Davel and Ignus Oosthuizen secured third.
Theresa Ralph and Sarah Hill won the women’s team event, with Lucie Zelenkova and Laura-Beth Eicker-Harris second. Nickey Botes and Esmari de Wet placed third.
The mixed team race was won by Tanya Kirstein and Christo Roos. Second place went to Kevin Taljaard and Anriette Schoeman, while Mariske Smith and Wayne van der Walt came third.
View the results below.
1. Mike Posthumus & Derrin Smith (dormakaba) 8:19:15
2. Werner Roux & Jono Cloete (Hausberger) 8:48:25
3. Jaco Davel & Ignus Oosthuizen (JacoIgnus) 8:50:25
4. Pieter Seyffert & Myles van Musschenbroek (ProTouch) 8:57:59
5. Steven Hayes & Andreas Studer (Sph Transport) 9:13:58
1. Fred Buter & Deon Kruger (Humankind Masters) 9:06:00
2. Andre Visser & Francois Kemp (Atlas Copco 1) 10:20:43
3. Andries van der Merwe & Piet Smit (Ur Cyclesmasters) 11:11:14
4. Ben Coetzee & Gerhard Shaw (Btn Electr) 11:21:23
5. Bernie Stopforth & William Stopforth (2 Stop) 11:25:27
1. Theresa Ralph & Sarah Hill (Galileo Risk) 9:06:01
2. Lucie Zelenkova & Laura-Beth Eicker-Harris (Trifactri Chics) 11:35:15
3. Nickey Botes & Esmari de Wet (Kekkel en Kloek) 11:49:57
4. Iliska Verwey & Tanja Schutte (Die Heart) 12:00:11
5. Alisha Myers & Kateryna Tertiienko (D C Gals) 12:07:52
1. Tanya Kirstein & Christo Roos (Enduroplanet) 9:38:09
2. Kevin Taljaard & Anriette Schoeman (Ecc-Bestmed) 9:56:15
3. Mariske Smith & Wayne van der Walt (Urcycling) 10:18:25
4. Nichol Jordaan & Jana Kruger (Hansie & Grietjie) 10:35:12
5. Liesel Prentis & Ken Prentis (Prentis) 10:56:09