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About Joanne Badenhorst

YOU MUST RIDE WITH FLAT PEDALS! ERR, NO THANKS!

YOU MUST RIDE WITH FLAT PEDALS! ERR, NO THANKS!

You must ride with flat pedals! I kept coming across this statement/instruction in my quest to learn to jump properly with my son. So, I gave it bash for a month. All I rode for four weeks, on every s ...

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2020 SA MOUNTAIN BIKING SURVEY: THE RESULTS!

2020 SA MOUNTAIN BIKING SURVEY: THE RESULTS!

The 2020 South African Mountain Bike Survey, presented by Garmin attracted a total of 3128 respondents. Of the that number, a total of 2877 answered every one of the 50 questions (not every question r ...

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DANNY MACASKILL – THE SLABS

DANNY MACASKILL – THE SLABS

Released this week, Danny MacAskill’s latest video, The Slabs, has had over 600 000 views already. It’s likely you may have watched it, but it’s worth a second look because it truly captures one man a ...

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TESTED: DT SWISS F232 ONE 29 FORK

TESTED: DT SWISS F232 ONE 29 FORK

The South African mountain bike market is a bit of an outlier when it comes to suspension forks. In most countries, upgrading a fork is fairly common. But in South Africa, it’s rare. But it doesn’t ha ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 3

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 3

We’re fortunate to have such a variety of mountain bike trails in South Africa. From inner-city mountain bike parks to remote wilderness trails, from free-to-ride trails on public land to privately ow ...

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SPECIALIZED TYRES – WHY THEY’RE SUCH A GOOD OPTION

SPECIALIZED TYRES – WHY THEY’RE SUCH A GOOD OPTION

When you’re thinking of buying new tyres for your mountain bike, which three brands do you immediately think of? If you’re not a Specialized bicycle owner, you probably didn’t list Specialized did you ...

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FABIO WIBMER’S HIGHS AND LOWS OF 2020

FABIO WIBMER’S HIGHS AND LOWS OF 2020

With over 6 million subscribers to his youtube channel, Fabio Wibmer is probably the most popular mountain biker in the world right now. He switched to Canyon bikes last year and wasn’t able to make a ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 4

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 4

We’re fortunate to have such a variety of mountain bike trails in South Africa. From inner-city mountain bike parks to remote wilderness trails, from free-to-ride trails on public land to privately ow ...

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BEZHOEK: TRAILS, TENTS AND ADVENTURE  

BEZHOEK: TRAILS, TENTS AND ADVENTURE  

I had done the Bezhoek Extreme mountain bike race in 2019 and decided it was the toughest race I’d ever done. The route simply threw everything at me – and more.  So why would I be taking my wife back ...

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INTERNATIONAL TEAM SAYS ‘YES’ TO SOUTH AFRICA’S HILL

INTERNATIONAL TEAM SAYS ‘YES’ TO SOUTH AFRICA’S HILL

While 2020 was a year most professional bike racers would rather forget, it became the year when Sarah Hill’s international ambitions took a turn for the better. It was confirmed officially this week ...

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