Wednesday , 15 July 2020

 

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WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

We have run a number of surveys over the past few years and in every survey that asks which tyres riders are currently using, or favour, Maxxis comes out tops. Our most recent sur ...

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R190 000 FOR THE NEW SPECIALIZED S-WORKS EPIC! IS IT WORTH IT?

R190 000 FOR THE NEW SPECIALIZED S-WORKS EPIC! IS IT WORTH IT?

There was much excitement earlier this week as the global embargo lifted and the new Specialized S-Works Epic model was officially launched. Lighter, faster and redder than any pr ...

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SHIMANO’S TOP SHOE GETS A NEW COLOUR

SHIMANO’S TOP SHOE GETS A NEW COLOUR

Inventor of SPD, the most widely used mountain bike pedal in the world, Shimano is also one of the leading cycling footwear brands, offering a wide range of shoes to suit all leve ...

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THERE’S A BEAUTIFUL IDIOT IN ALL OF US

THERE’S A BEAUTIFUL IDIOT IN ALL OF US

“When does it start? That thing inside us that tells us to go faster, or further? To get there first, or take the long way around? Is it always there, or do those feelings spark s ...

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WHO THE HELL IS TOMMY G?

WHO THE HELL IS TOMMY G?

WHO THE HELL IS TOMMY G? Have you heard of Tommy G? Most likely not. But after watching this video, you’ll know exactly who Tommy G is and what he can do on a mountain bike (who e ...

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HOW THE STRAVA CHANGES WILL AFFECT SOUTH AFRICANS

HOW THE STRAVA CHANGES WILL AFFECT SOUTH AFRICANS

Strava, the world’s largest endurance sport performance tracking app announced some big changes this past week. Second only to the Coronavirus pandemic in its effect on mountain b ...

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HOME CYCLING TRAINING: ARE YOU MAKING THIS MISTAKE?

HOME CYCLING TRAINING: ARE YOU MAKING THIS MISTAKE?

Nobody’s enjoying this lockdown, but we understand the importance of it. Thousands of cyclists, triathletes and mountain bikers have had to create a new routine on an indoor/home/ ...

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TOP SA CHEF RIDES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HIS STAFF

TOP SA CHEF RIDES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HIS STAFF

Top South African chef and committed mountain biker, David Higgs, will be doing a 361km ultra-endurance virtual cycle to raise funds for his staff, starting at 15h00 on Friday aft ...

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SPECIALIZED BICYCLES AFRICA STEPS UP TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT BICYCLE RETAILERS AND RIDERS

SPECIALIZED BICYCLES AFRICA STEPS UP TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT BICYCLE RETAILERS AND RIDERS

Amid the chaos and uncertainty unleashed on the economy by COVID-19 Specialized Bicycles Africa has taken significant steps to support their employees, retail partners and custome ...

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EBIKES ARE HEAVY. YES, BUT THEY’RE STILL AGILE

EBIKES ARE HEAVY. YES, BUT THEY’RE STILL AGILE

We know eBikes are heavier. Santa Cruz’s Heckler weighs just over 21kg, on the lighter end of most ‘regular’ eBike weights, but still a bag and a half of dog cubes heavier than a ...

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