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■ The Spur Mountain Bike Classic will take place on Sunday October 1 at Nooitgedacht Estate, R304, Stellenbosch. There are three routes on offer – a 13km fun-ride for children and novices; a 30km fun-ride for beginner and intermediate riders; and a 45km challenge for intermediate but fit riders. Children 10 and under can choose between 0.5km, 1.5km and 3km races.