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Lesotho Sky Mountain Biking: Entries are open for 2015

Lesotho Sky Mountain Biking: Entries are open for 2015

COVETED LESOTHO SKY 2015 ENTRIES ARE OPEN There has been much talk about the rather ominous yet extremely well reviewed Lesotho Sky recently. After its 4th successful event just a few weeks ago, entries to the event will open on 07 October 2014. Event director Darol Howes says: We are excited about opening entries again, it is exciting to see who comes back and which new names take up the challenge of coming and riding 6 awesome days in the…

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Lesotho Sky MTB Challenge Recce

Lesotho Sky MTB Challenge Recce

Day 1 – Lesotho has been on my travel radar, but not so you’d notice … Little land-locked country nestling somewhere against KZN and the Free State, with loads of mountains, dodgy roads and not much else to write home about. Right? How wrong can one be … The Mountain Kingdom is everything you can want in an African travel destination, with a dizzying selection of action options vying for the attention of Outsiders from around the globe. It’s not…

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The Lesotho Sky 2012 – All the bells and whistles by Tim Brinks

The Lesotho Sky 2012 – All the bells and whistles by Tim Brinks

”One-crocoBANG”. Counting the seconds between the flash of lightning, and the clap of thunder, on an exposed ridge between Malealea and Roma, had suddenly become less than fun. In fact, perched on an aluminium mountain bike, or conductor, call it what you will, a more accurate description would be life-threatening. Our adventure had started six days earlier, when my partner for the Lesotho Sky, Jakes Jakobsen, and I crossed through the Van Rooyens border post onto the billiard-table-smooth tar that…

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Lesotho Sky 2012

Lesotho Sky 2012

A remarkable stage race in an African mountain kingdom. Six days, 500km of racing with 14,500m of ascent. Welcome to mountain biking, Lesotho-style Both international and local will battle it out over the Maluti Mountains for the coveted “King of the Sky” title waiting at the finish in Roma, Lesotho. 23rd to the 28th September 2012

Morija Mountain Bike Challenge

Morija Mountain Bike Challenge

The second edition of the stunning Morija MTB Challenge will be held on 13th November 2011.  The date has been set to coincide with the Lesotho Sky 6-day MTB stage race. The Morija Mountain Bike Challenge will be happening on November 13 2011. The race, which is divided into 30km and 65 km (The longer 65km course is compulsory for all Lesotho Sky Teams) takes place in and around Morija and is open to the public.

The Lesotho sky MTB race 2011

The Lesotho sky MTB race 2011

Lesotho Sky is a 500km team Expedition Mountain Bike Stage Race in Lesotho. With 14000m of climbing in the “Mountain Kingdom” over 6 days, this event will blow your mind and your legs…The Lesotho Sky Event 2011 is the first-ever 6-day Cross-Country MTB event, which takes place in the so-called Mountain Kingdom. This constitutes the launch of the annual Lesotho Sky Event and aspires to be a not-to-be-missed event on the local and international MTB calendar.

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