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TESTED: BLS EXCLUSIVE VELORACING BAG

TESTED: BLS EXCLUSIVE VELORACING BAG

After we tested the BLS VeloRacing Bag and waxed lyrical about it’s modular design and organisational ability, BLS sent us their ‘exclusive’ version for us to test. What’s in a na ...

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TESTED: BONTRAGER XR TYRES

TESTED: BONTRAGER XR TYRES

When you think of tyres, Bontrager probably isn’t top of your mind. When TREK South Africa sent us three sets of Bontrager tyres, we didn’t rush to fit them to our test bikes. XR1 ...

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INDUSTRY: TREK’S POWERFLY FS 9 RAISES THE E-MTB STAKES

INDUSTRY: TREK’S POWERFLY FS 9 RAISES THE E-MTB STAKES

TREK enters the South African summer with the arrival of its new Powerfly, e-MTB, a refined version of its predecessor (which we overviewed at Trek's launch) that’s sleeker, has m ...

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ATHLETE BLOG: PIKETBOBERG’S THE U STAGE RACE, NIRVANA FOR NICO ZEN

ATHLETE BLOG: PIKETBOBERG’S THE U STAGE RACE, NIRVANA FOR NICO ZEN

On the doorstep of Cape Town the Piketboberg trails have emerged as some of the best technical, fun and scenic riding you can find in South Africa. In one word you can describe it ...

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INDUSTRY: BONTRAGER’S HOT GEAR

INDUSTRY: BONTRAGER’S HOT GEAR

COOL JUST GOT AERO Expect to see an increasing number of the Bontrager Velocis MIPS lids on the heads of committed South African marathon and stage racers over the coming months… ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT: STRAVA–TION, THE ENEMY WITHIN

ROOKIE PROJECT: STRAVA–TION, THE ENEMY WITHIN

A few months back we went undercover and infiltrated the underground networks of Strava Premium. While our operation yielded invaluable intel, we discovered that it didn’t come wi ...

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INDUSTRY: THE SA MOUNTAIN BIKER’S ROAD-TRIP GUIDE

INDUSTRY: THE SA MOUNTAIN BIKER’S ROAD-TRIP GUIDE

Road trips with mountain bikes are the best kind of road trips. There’s always a great sense of anticipation of riding a new trail in a different part of your province, or even in ...

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KILLER DEALS ON CARBON WHEELS

KILLER DEALS ON CARBON WHEELS

Discerning mountain bikers know that that the best way to a better ride without forking out cash on a new bike is a new set of wheels. But aftermarket wheelsets have traditionally ...

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INDUSTRY: WHY MTB RIDES ARE TOUGHER FOR YOUR KIDS

INDUSTRY: WHY MTB RIDES ARE TOUGHER FOR YOUR KIDS

We derive so much joy from riding our mountain bikes and most of us wish we’d discovered mountain biking at a much younger age. So it’s natural for us to want to introduce our kid ...

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INDUSTRY: FINDING THE RIGHT MOUNTAIN BIKE FOR YOU

INDUSTRY: FINDING THE RIGHT MOUNTAIN BIKE FOR YOU

Pedal along flowing trails or scenic gravel roads; feel the wind in your face; appreciate the warm sun on your back and ride into a place where your mind is cleared and your soul ...

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