Monday , 12 April 2021

 

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  • GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

    GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

    No Lycra, no gloves, no protective padding. Lots of confident, flowy riding, denim shorts and giggles. This six-minute video featuring three riding friends, Avra Saslow, Clare Hami ...

  • SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

    SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

    We recently teamed up with Garmin to create the South African Cycling Safety Survey, which we ran digitally for four weeks. A total of 1029 responded to the survey across the spect ...

  • IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

    IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

    Unlike 29ers and eBikes, which I have thoroughly embraced, I have always had a negative attitude towards gravel bikes. It was exacerbated by gravel bike developments that mimicked ...

  • THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

    THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

    Former Downhill world champion, Gee Atherton, is not afraid of a fresh challenge. After recently conquering the Ridgeline , he turned his focus to a steep, gnarly old slate quarry. ...

GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

No Lycra, no gloves, no protective padding. Lots of confident, flowy riding, denim shorts and giggles. This six-minute video featuring three riding friends, Avra Saslow, Clare Ham ...

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SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

We recently teamed up with Garmin to create the South African Cycling Safety Survey, which we ran digitally for four weeks. A total of 1029 responded to the survey across the spec ...

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IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

Unlike 29ers and eBikes, which I have thoroughly embraced, I have always had a negative attitude towards gravel bikes. It was exacerbated by gravel bike developments that mimicked ...

Read More »
THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

Former Downhill world champion, Gee Atherton, is not afraid of a fresh challenge. After recently conquering the Ridgeline , he turned his focus to a steep, gnarly old slate quarry ...

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MIND THE GAP – PART 4: THE DRESS REHEARSAL

MIND THE GAP – PART 4: THE DRESS REHEARSAL

Since the actual goal is for Cade to clear the big road gap at the end of the Grootfontein Flowline, we headed there to meet Barry Crouse, the guy that’s offered to help Cade (and ...

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WIN THIS DT SWISS F232 ONE FORK WORTH R19500!

WIN THIS DT SWISS F232 ONE FORK WORTH R19500!

Want to improve the performance of your 100mm XC/Marathon bike? Then enter this competition and stand a chance to win the DT Swiss F232 One fork as tested by the TREAD team recent ...

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NINE SUB-R15K HARDTAILS WE WOULD BUY

NINE SUB-R15K HARDTAILS WE WOULD BUY

“What bike should I buy? I have been riding an old second-hand bike for a while, but I want to buy something more modern that’s reliable and that I can enter some races on. I don’ ...

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WHY RBC IS SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIERE MTB SUSPENSION SPECIALIST

WHY RBC IS SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIERE MTB SUSPENSION SPECIALIST

Suspension is an integral part of modern mountain bikes. It helps you with control and traction when tackling rough terrain and it delivers comfort over uneven surfaces. Like any ...

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COVID CANCELLED DARKFEST, BUT THERE’S ALWAYS THIS…

COVID CANCELLED DARKFEST, BUT THERE’S ALWAYS THIS…

Darkfest is a gathering of the world’s best slopestyle and free riders who spend a few days doing some of the world’s biggest jumps. They’re fearless and fantastic. Since 2019, Da ...

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REVIEW: SAFE SEAL TYRE SEALANT

REVIEW: SAFE SEAL TYRE SEALANT

Tubeless technology has undoubtedly made mountain biking even more fun. But only if everything works like it’s meant to. We have done a lot of riding over the summer and besides o ...

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