Friday , 28 February 2020

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THESE ARE THE TRAVEL PREFERENCES OF SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLISTS

THESE ARE THE TRAVEL PREFERENCES OF SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLISTS

What are the travel preferences of South African cyclists and mountain bikers? It’s a simple question that’s been asked often, but the answer is, not surprisingly, multi-layered. ...

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SPUR HIGH SCHOOLS SERIES FINAL – WHAT IMPRESSED AND FRUSTRATED US

SPUR HIGH SCHOOLS SERIES FINAL – WHAT IMPRESSED AND FRUSTRATED US

The TREAD crew spent some time at Wagpos High School, Brits, to experience Day 1 of the finals of the 2019 Spur Schools Mountain Bike League. Here are eight things that really sto ...

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2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is a race, not a ride. It’s eight days of pressure, not pleasure. It’s not a point-to-point event, but it is a journey – of discovery. Every single participant ...

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NEW SHIMANO DEORE XT & SLX GROUPSETS BRING 12-SPEED FEATURES TO MOUNTAIN BIKERS

NEW SHIMANO DEORE XT & SLX GROUPSETS BRING 12-SPEED FEATURES TO MOUNTAIN BIKERS

Building on the experiences of the world’s best mountain bike racers, Shimano has brought its race-winning technology to competitive and enthusiastic mountain bike riders. The new ...

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SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 2 – YOUR SPENDING PREFERENCES

SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 2 – YOUR SPENDING PREFERENCES

  If viewed on a smart phone, best viewed in landscape. For women, mountain biking can be both liberating and intimidating. It can also be both stimulating and frustrating. A ...

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SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 1 – YOU AND YOUR RIDING

SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 1 – YOU AND YOUR RIDING

For women, mountain biking can be both liberating and intimidating. It can also be both stimulating and frustrating. Based on our research, we estimate that women make up between ...

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INVESTEC-SONGO-SPECIALIZED OUT TO DEFEND THEIR ABSA CAPE EPIC TITLE

INVESTEC-SONGO-SPECIALIZED OUT TO DEFEND THEIR ABSA CAPE EPIC TITLE

Jaroslav Kulhavý and Howard Grotts return, with Simon Andreassen and Christoph Sauser, to defend their Absa Cape Epic title for Investec-songo-Specialized in 2019. The Czech Expre ...

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SA STAGE RACES – WHICH OFFER THE BEST VALUE?

SA STAGE RACES – WHICH OFFER THE BEST VALUE?

There’s been a decline in number of entries at mountain bike events over the past couple of years. It’s partly a sign of a maturing market, partly due to the depressed economy and ...

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BIKE STATS OF THE 2018 KAP SANI2C

BIKE STATS OF THE 2018 KAP SANI2C

While mountain biking has become hugely popular, there remains limited data on one of South Africa’s most popular forms of sport/exercise. It’s been an objective of ours to change ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

What kind of gear is being used at the KAP Sani2c? With over 4000 participants, it’s one of the most significant South African mountain bike events. Having done our first TREAD Sa ...

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