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EIGHT BURNING REAR-SHOCK QUESTIONS ANSWERED

EIGHT BURNING REAR-SHOCK QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Can you remember when you last set your rear-shock sag? If you answered yes, then this article may just be confirmation of what you already know. If you answered no, and the conce ...

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REMEMBERING BURRY STANDER’S DETERMINATION

REMEMBERING BURRY STANDER’S DETERMINATION

Today, 16 September 2021, is the 34th anniversary of the birth of the great Burry Stander. Tragically, we lost Burry on 3 January 2013 when he was killed, while training, by a tax ...

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FIVE FACTORS THAT GAVE NINO THE WORLD CHAMPS EDGE

FIVE FACTORS THAT GAVE NINO THE WORLD CHAMPS EDGE

Mountain bike racing fans will have watched Nino Schurter reclaim the coveted Rainbow Jersey at Val di Sole, Italy in late August 2021 – in dramatic fashion. Even if you aren’t a ...

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TRAINING WITH A PLAN: IT’S A FRUSTRATING PROCESS

TRAINING WITH A PLAN: IT’S A FRUSTRATING PROCESS

‘Trust the process’. This is what I see full-time mountain bikers type in their social media posts when they feel they haven’t achieved what is deemed (by them) to be a good enoug ...

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MINNAAR EXTENDS HIS LEGEND STATUS WITH FOURTH WORLD’S WIN

MINNAAR EXTENDS HIS LEGEND STATUS WITH FOURTH WORLD’S WIN

South Africa’s Greg Minnaar added another incredible chapter to his storied career when he won his fourth UCI Downhill World title in a tense final at Val Di Sole, Italy on Sunday ...

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DE GROOT FACES CAREER CROSSROADS DILEMMA

DE GROOT FACES CAREER CROSSROADS DILEMMA

South Africa’s Robyn de Groot is one of the world’s best marathon racers. But she’s at a crossroads in her career where she’s facing the very real prospect of having to pack it al ...

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TESTED: ELITE SUITO SMART TRAINER

TESTED: ELITE SUITO SMART TRAINER

We’re constantly grateful to the Italians for good coffee, tasty (albeit carb-heavy) food and the most exciting Grand Tour every year. Also from Italy is the Elite brand of smart ...

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NO MISSED RIDES! HOW SANTA CRUZ MEASURES SUCCESS

NO MISSED RIDES! HOW SANTA CRUZ MEASURES SUCCESS

Only passionate mountain bikers know the depth of the disappointment that comes with missing a ride. This is a driving force behind the Santa Cruz philosophy. Build premium-qualit ...

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SPIN FASTER! MY ATTEMPT TO FOLLOW A PROPER TRAINING PLAN

SPIN FASTER! MY ATTEMPT TO FOLLOW A PROPER TRAINING PLAN

Spin faster! This is what I see flashing on my laptop screen as I pedal in the TRAINING section of Zwift. I’m scheduled to pedal at 95 revolutions per minute at 105 watts for two ...

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ELEVEN REASONS A SCOTT SPARK SHOULD BE YOUR NEXT MOUNTAIN BIKE

ELEVEN REASONS A SCOTT SPARK SHOULD BE YOUR NEXT MOUNTAIN BIKE

First-tier bicycle brands are brands that invest heavily in innovation. These brands lead with new designs and fresh, cutting-edge technology. Few brands can claim to have been as ...

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