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  • IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

    IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

    How skilled are you really? And how much does it matter in South Africa? We did a recent survey with participants at the 2017 KAP Sani2c and one of the questions asked participants ...

  • THE TWO TREK BIKES THAT WE JUST HAD TO RIDE

    THE TWO TREK BIKES THAT WE JUST HAD TO RIDE

    On August 2 and 3, Trek Bikes South Africa held it’s 2018 launch at the Avianto sports complex at Muldersdrift, just north of Joburg. Dubbed as ‘#MyTrek18’ the launch showcased a r ...

  • KAP SANI2C RIDERS STATS – THE 2017 REVEAL

    KAP SANI2C RIDERS STATS – THE 2017 REVEAL

    If you haven’t yet done the annual Sani2c, you at least know someone that’s done it. In terms of participant numbers (over 4000), it’s the world’s biggest mountain bike stage race. ...

  • TESTED: BONTRAGER FLARE R / ION R LIGHTS

    TESTED: BONTRAGER FLARE R / ION R LIGHTS

    Lights are an important safety feature, not just to see but to be seen. Sadly the ‘be seen’ part is something that’s becoming more important in today’s world with inattentive and/o ...

IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

How skilled are you really? And how much does it matter in South Africa? We did a recent survey with participants at the 2017 KAP Sani2c and one of the questions asked participant ...

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THE TWO TREK BIKES THAT WE JUST HAD TO RIDE

THE TWO TREK BIKES THAT WE JUST HAD TO RIDE

On August 2 and 3, Trek Bikes South Africa held it’s 2018 launch at the Avianto sports complex at Muldersdrift, just north of Joburg. Dubbed as ‘#MyTrek18’ the launch showcased a ...

Read More »
KAP SANI2C RIDERS STATS – THE 2017 REVEAL

KAP SANI2C RIDERS STATS – THE 2017 REVEAL

If you haven’t yet done the annual Sani2c, you at least know someone that’s done it. In terms of participant numbers (over 4000), it’s the world’s biggest mountain bike stage race ...

Read More »
TESTED: BONTRAGER FLARE R / ION R LIGHTS

TESTED: BONTRAGER FLARE R / ION R LIGHTS

Lights are an important safety feature, not just to see but to be seen. Sadly the ‘be seen’ part is something that’s becoming more important in today’s world with inattentive and/ ...

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INDUSTRY: WHY KTM BIKES ARE SET FOR SOUTH AFRICAN SUCCESS

INDUSTRY: WHY KTM BIKES ARE SET FOR SOUTH AFRICAN SUCCESS

  Quickly; name five mountain bike brands you can buy in South Africa? Bet you didn’t have KTM among those. Although it’s been available in the country for a few years, KTM i ...

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SIX GOOD REASONS TO TRAIN AT CADENCE CYCLING

SIX GOOD REASONS TO TRAIN AT CADENCE CYCLING

Hundreds of road cyclists, mountain bikers and triathletes train at Cadence Cycling studios around South Africa every week. They each do two one-hour sessions per week and reap ra ...

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MOUNTAIN BIKERS SHOCKED AT POPULAR TRAIL-BUILDER’S FREAK ACCIDENT

MOUNTAIN BIKERS SHOCKED AT POPULAR TRAIL-BUILDER’S FREAK ACCIDENT

The South African mountain bike community is in shock after learning of the serious injury sustained in a freak accident by Erik Schipper, the owner and trailbuilder at Van Gaalen ...

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TESTED: MOMSEN VIPA TWO

TESTED: MOMSEN VIPA TWO

We’ve spent the past couple of months charging around on the Momsen VIPA TWO. Charging around is what this bike was designed for – aka racing. At a time when XC/marathon bikes are ...

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JOEL STRANSKY: FITTER AND FASTER AT FIFTY

JOEL STRANSKY: FITTER AND FASTER AT FIFTY

Most would consider scoring all your team’s points, including the vital winning drop-goal in extra time against the favourites to win your sport’s biggest competition, as the pinn ...

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WELL-KNOWN MOUNTAIN BIKER KILLED WHILE TRAINING

WELL-KNOWN MOUNTAIN BIKER KILLED WHILE TRAINING

Well-known South African mountain biker, Greg Anderson, was killed in a hit and run on Sunday, 16 July, while training in Mpumalanga. Anderson (57) finished second with teammate D ...

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