Van Gaalen 24-Hour MTB race

The Van Gaalen 24-Hour MTB race took place last weekend at Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij.

Participants camped on the farm with their supporters and rode for 24 hours as either individuals or in teams of two, four or eight riders. The individual or team that rode the most laps in their category was crowned the winner.

Sean Shaw won the solo men category with 29 laps, Thinus Spies came second and Andrew Lucas was in third position. Janet Coetzee won the solo women category with 10 laps with Pamela Yirrell second.The teams of two category went to the Double D’s with 17 laps, Cass Crew was in second position and Wrong Direction came in third.

Teams of four category was won by Mountainbikers and Du Toit with 44 laps while Olympic Rejects received second position with Maniacs coming third. Not Fast but furious won the teams of 5-8 category with 43 laps and Chicks with Kicks was second with third place going to East Rand Boot Weasels.