Saturday , 28 November 2020

 
FLAT-OUT RIDING DRY AND DUSTY SOUTH AFRICAN TRAILS

FLAT-OUT RIDING DRY AND DUSTY SOUTH AFRICAN TRAILS

South African Tim Bentley is possibly the best all-round dirt bike rider in the country. The guy can dirt-jump, race Enduro and send Downhill – all ridiculously well. Check out thi ...

MIND THE GAP: JUMPING PART 2 – THE IMPORTANCE OF SPEED

MIND THE GAP: JUMPING PART 2 – THE IMPORTANCE OF SPEED

After having got some elementary stuff under the belt in Part 1, we set about practising what our jump coach, Barry Crouse, had taught us. For me, this was relaxing more and lettin ...

FUN + ENDURO = FUNDURO. ARE YOU RIDING OR HIDING?

FUN + ENDURO = FUNDURO. ARE YOU RIDING OR HIDING?

Mountain biking has become so diverse. Some like to spend hours pedalling consistently along gravel roads and others like to condense their riding into bite-sized chunks of adrenal ...

FROM FRESH PRINCE TO NOBLE KING – GREG MINNAAR REFLECTS ON HIS ROOTS

FROM FRESH PRINCE TO NOBLE KING – GREG MINNAAR REFLECTS ON HIS ROOTS

With 22 World Cup wins, 81 World Cup podiums, three World Cup Series wins and three World Championship wins, South Africa’s Greg Minnaar is the undoubted king of downhill racing. O ...

SHAPES IN THE CITY

SHAPES IN THE CITY

We came across this video when we happened across the making of it on RedBull TV. We were simply blown away that a South African laaitie is so incredibly skilled on a bike! Watch B ...

 
OVEREND VS TOMAC

This video is five years old now, but we love how mountain bike racing pioneer and the first ever cross-country world champion, Ned Overend, ...Read More »

 

LOVE BIKES? NEED AN INCOME? WHY NOT BECOME A BICYCLE MECHANIC?

Covid-19 rightfully gets a lot of negative publicity. But the lockdowns and significant changes to our plans and goals have helped many to t ...

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ONLY ONE BOTTLE CAGE: IS THIS STILL A DEAL BREAKER?

In South Africa, where endurance mountain biking still dominates the market, two bottle cages inside the bike’s frame has become a critical ...

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YOU DON’T NEED A DROPPER SEATPOST. HERE’S WHY…

First it was tubeless tyres. Then disc brakes. Then 29-inch wheels. Then 2x drivetrains. Then 650B and 650B Plus wheels. Then 1x drivetrains ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN ‘GRAVEL’ BRAND FINDS GLOBAL TRACTION

Gravel riding has been gaining popularity over the past five years, largely driven by the United States, where gravel racing has caught on i ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

You don’t spend months training for the Absa Cape Epic only to arrive at the start of the world’s most prestigious mountain bike stage race ...

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