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    Matthew Beers

    PERSONAL DETAILS

    Name: Matthew

    Surname: Beers

    Nationality: South African

    English

    PROFILE

    Weight 80kg

    Height 196cm

    FTP 440 watts

    Max power 1760 watts

    Team Jeep

    Team cannondale/RED-E

    Team Ryder/RED-E

    I would say I’m punchy diesel like a turbo diesel i have a little bit of snap. I like taking the gamble and going on a long range attack and trying to solo to the finish I get a lot of motivation out of that king of racing.

    I came from a Motocross background i raced for 6years so technical and fast trails are my strong point, for me and the harder the conditions the better.

    Cycling is still pretty new to me as I’ve only been racing for 4years so I’m learning so much along the way.

    I have some big goals I want to achieve this year, now that Im on one of the best teams in SA with unbelievable team backing and support I can reach my full potential for the 2018 season.

    Cape Epic win African jersey and finish inside the top 10 overall.

    Win the big three day stage races in SA Sani2c, Berg and Bush and W2W

    Defend my 2017 Cape pioneer trek title in the NAD colours.

    2014 race results:

           MTN MTB national 75km Marathon Dullstroom 4th overall 2nd U23

           MTN MTB national 75km Marathon Sabie 1st overall 1st U23

    ·      MTN MTB national 75km Marathon Tulbagh 2nd overall 1st U23

           MTN MTB national 75km Marathon Clarens 4th overall 1st U23

    ·      MTN MTB national 75km Marathon Rooiberg 2nd overall 1st U23

    ·      MTN MTB national 75km Marathon Hilton 2nd overall 1st U23

    ·      2014 MTN MTB U23 NATIONAL MARATHON CHAMP

    ·      Momentum Argus Rotary Knysna cycle tour MTB 80km 3rd overall

    ·      Sunday Tribune Jeep Hill2Hill 100km Elite 3rd overall

    2015 race results

    ·      Attakwas 5th place elite

    ·      Ashburton national series Sabie Ultra Marathon 3rd UCI Elite

    ·      Ashburton national series Clarens Ultra marathon 6th UCI Elite

    ·      Berg & Bush 2nd overall 3 day stage race

    ·      Karoo to Coast 1st overall

    ·      PE2Plett 2nd overall

    ·      Die Burger 2nd overall

    ·      Western Province XCO series round 1   2nd Elite

    ·      Western Province XCO series Round 2   1st Elite

    ·      Western province XCO series Round 4   1st Elite

    2016 race results

    ·      Argus MTB challenge 3rd overall

    ·      Cape Epic 23rd overall Oliver Muunick and I did a video series for GoPro international.

    ·      Nissan Trailseeker Boschendal 2nd overall

    ·      Nissan Trailseeker Grabouw 3rd overall

    ·      Knysna Rotary cycle tour MTB 3rd overall

    ·      ISUZU 3 Towers 2nd overall (1 stage win)

    ·      Berg&Bush 1st overall (2 stage wins)

    ·      Cape Pioneer Trek 3rd overall (4 stage wins)

    2017 race results

    ·      PE to PLETT 1st overall

    ·      Cape Epic 20th overall (9thon final stage)

    ·      Gravel&Grape 1st overall

    ·      Sani2c 2nd overall

    ·      SA marathon champs 5th overall

    ·      Nissan trailseeker Grabouw 1st overall

    ·      Knysna oyster festival 3rd overall

    ·      Trans Baviaans 1st overall

    ·      Cape Pioneer trek 1st overall

    Stage Races MTB, Long ultra marathons, climbing

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