GEORGE CYCLING NEWS - The Witfontein Funduro, hosted by the Hillbillies Mountain Bike Club, had the mark of success stamped all over it even before the event started last Saturday thanks to the initiative, dedication and significant contributions by an enthusiastic group of cyclists from George.
The event attracted 45 riders from all over the country, including five times national downhill champion, Johan Potgieter, and a host of some of the most promising juniors in the Southern Cape.
Even local cross country racer Tristan Nortje took part on his XC race bike.
Top ranked Potgieter showed his class by finishing all five stages in the fastest time which pushed him into the overall first position. Race organiser, Chris Barrett, finished in the overall fourth position, the best of the local riders.
Other locals behind him were Julian Bunge (5th), Tristan Nortje (6th), Sean van Niekerk (10th), Filippo Manzo (12th), Bjorn Uys (16th), James Devine (18th), Jacques van Zyl (18th), James Benson (22nd), Wian Prins (23rd) and Joshua Osner (25th).
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