Wednesday , 14 April 2021

 

About Joanne Badenhorst

EDUCATION: ETIQUETTE, DO YOU KNOW THE RULES OF THE TRAIL?

EDUCATION: ETIQUETTE, DO YOU KNOW THE RULES OF THE TRAIL?

Trail riding is in a relatively infant phase in South Africa. Well-organised trail riding that is. In order for this key area of mountain biking to grow and flourish, there needs to be some kind of st ...

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CYCLE TOUR OFFERS ALL ROUND TECH SUPPORT

CYCLE TOUR OFFERS ALL ROUND TECH SUPPORT

  Organisers of The Herald VW Cycle Tour have upped the ante by taking technical assistance to the next level at both the mountain bike and road events on February 1 and 2. Official technical sup ...

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FIVE FESTIVE SEASON MTB GIFTS FOR UNDER R500

FIVE FESTIVE SEASON MTB GIFTS FOR UNDER R500

  Shew. That was one hell of a year.  I personally test rode at least 45 different bikes of three different wheel sizes in six South African provinces as well as in the Swiss Alps and the Rockies ...

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MOMSEN AL529

MOMSEN AL529

We’re seeing a lot of Momsens on the trails these days. The South African brand intends for that trend to continue with updates on its popular models, including the 2014 AL529.   THE BIKE The sec ...

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TRAINING: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR RECOVERY

TRAINING: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR RECOVERY

  We focus a lot of our time and attention on riding and improving our endurance, power and skills, but one key element of improvement is recovery. It’s not exciting, nor is it fun, which is prob ...

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A BEER WITH: MIKE BRADLEY, GENERAL MANAGER CSA

A BEER WITH: MIKE BRADLEY, GENERAL MANAGER CSA

  With so many events on the South African mountain biking calendar, we’re truly spoiled for choice. But there are always one or two nagging things we never quite understand about events, so we d ...

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ERGON GS2 GRIPS

ERGON GS2 GRIPS

  Only Kevin Evans, Ben Melt Swanepoel and Jose Hermida still ride with bar ends in the pro ranks. Why? Well yes, they’re old (school), but they also all like to have more than one hand position ...

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TRAVEL: MAKING MOUNTAINS OUT OF MOUNTAINS

TRAVEL: MAKING MOUNTAINS OUT OF MOUNTAINS

  The Drakensberg is the highest and longest mountain range in Southern Africa. Starting in the south, it spans the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mpumalanga and ends in Tzaneen ...

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CRAFT PERFORMANCE FEATHERLIGHT VEST

CRAFT PERFORMANCE FEATHERLIGHT VEST

  Our South African climate is generally considered mild to hot. But as we all know, it gets nippy here too. Dressing appropriately can become a real challenge at times, especially in autumn and ...

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DAKINE SYNCLINE SHORTS

DAKINE SYNCLINE SHORTS

  Lycra has its place, but when it comes to trail and all-mountain riding, baggies reign supreme. Even more so when they're comfortable and casually styled – like DaKine's Syncline shorts. The Sy ...

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