Plasie bikers tough it out

Spur Schools Mountain Bike League 2016-10-08

438 Mountain bikers, representing 84 schools from across South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia, competed for the coveted title of the Spur Schools Mountain Bike League Champions held at Bekker School in Magaliesburg.

On Saturday, 8 October, high schools competed against each other. On Sunday, 9 October the interprovincial challenge took place.

Amelia Middelton, Bernice Cronjé, Sheldon Muller, Armand Cronjé and Janco Coetzee represented Merensky. Amelia, Armand and Janco also represented Limpopo.

The team experienced many challenges, with broken chains, crashes and treacherous terrain.


Janco Coetzee (Sub Juniors, u.14) – Saturday (DNF), Sunday (38).

Armand Cronjé (Youth, u.15) – Saturday (29), Sunday (21).

Sheldon Muller (Youth, u.16) – Saturday (60), Sunday (51).

Amelia Middleton (Junior) – Saturday (13), Sunday (19).

Bernice Cronjé (Junior) – Did not finish