Favorites win South Africa Cup opener

Africa's top cross-country mountain bike racer, Burry Stander (Specialized), dished out a world-class hiding when he won the first round of the MTN National Cup Series cross country by more than seven minutes in Stellenbosch, South Africa on Saturday. On Sunday, the downhillers got their turn, and Cape Town's Andrew Neethling (Trek) did not disappoint, despite the hometown pressure he faced en route to winning the opening downhill round.

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