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  • TESTED: TREK PROCALIBER 9.6

    TESTED: TREK PROCALIBER 9.6

    Is it a hardtail or is it a softtail? That is the question. No; that is A question? THE question really is: How does it ride? Our test team spent a few weeks putting the TREK Proca ...

  • GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2017 SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

    GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2017 SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

      With over 4200 participants and nine accumulated days of racing over a total distance of 789km and 11 355 metres of ascent, the KAP Sani2c is the world’s biggest mountain bike st ...

  • GREG MINNAAR ON THE PROS (AND CON) OF 29-INCH DH WHEELS

    GREG MINNAAR ON THE PROS (AND CON) OF 29-INCH DH WHEELS

    This past weekend, South African Greg Minnaar became the first rider to win a Downhill World Cup race on a 29-inch wheel bike. Not surprisingly, his record-extending success has be ...

  • BIKE STATS OF THE 2017 KAP SANI2C

    BIKE STATS OF THE 2017 KAP SANI2C

      Since 2005, the Sani2c three-day stage race has given South African mountain bikers an annual dose of trail-riding fun. Yes, it’s grown to become the country’s largest mount ...

TESTED: TREK PROCALIBER 9.6

TESTED: TREK PROCALIBER 9.6

Is it a hardtail or is it a softtail? That is the question. No; that is A question? THE question really is: How does it ride? Our test team spent a few weeks putting the TREK Proc ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2017 SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2017 SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

  With over 4200 participants and nine accumulated days of racing over a total distance of 789km and 11 355 metres of ascent, the KAP Sani2c is the world’s biggest mountain bike s ...

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GREG MINNAAR ON THE PROS (AND CON) OF 29-INCH DH WHEELS

GREG MINNAAR ON THE PROS (AND CON) OF 29-INCH DH WHEELS

This past weekend, South African Greg Minnaar became the first rider to win a Downhill World Cup race on a 29-inch wheel bike. Not surprisingly, his record-extending success has b ...

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BIKE STATS OF THE 2017 KAP SANI2C

BIKE STATS OF THE 2017 KAP SANI2C

  Since 2005, the Sani2c three-day stage race has given South African mountain bikers an annual dose of trail-riding fun. Yes, it’s grown to become the country’s largest moun ...

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TESTED: BONTRAGER CAMBION SHOES

TESTED: BONTRAGER CAMBION SHOES

It was love at first sight when we first laid our eyes on the Bontrager Cambion MTB shoes. They are probably the best-looking shoes we’ve ever seen. And we’ve seen (and worn) many ...

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TESTED: BLS VELORACING BAG

TESTED: BLS VELORACING BAG

Packing for a ride or race day can be a hit and miss affair, especially when you're in a rush. Then even the neatest packing order goes out the window, especially when packing cyc ...

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WOMEN’S MTB: FIND YOUR COMFORT ZONE

WOMEN’S MTB: FIND YOUR COMFORT ZONE

Mountain biking is probably one of the most fun ways to become fit, lose weight, spend time with your better half or family, and spend time outdoors. It is also a great stress bus ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS, SHOULD YOU GET A COACH?

SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS, SHOULD YOU GET A COACH?

  Races are a big part of the South African mountain bike market. Stage races and marathons/half-marathons dominate an annual calendar that boasts more than 500 mountain bike ...

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OPINION: SA MOUNTAIN BIKING TOO ENDURANCE OBSESSED!

OPINION: SA MOUNTAIN BIKING TOO ENDURANCE OBSESSED!

Throughout the last couple of years, mountain biking events, specifically marathons (XCM) and multi-stage (STG) races, have taken South Africa by storm. The culture of endurance s ...

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HOW TO MAKE CLIMBING EASIER (AND FASTER)

HOW TO MAKE CLIMBING EASIER (AND FASTER)

The best climbers are smaller and lighter than the average cyclist with around 350g of body weight per centimetre of height (that’s 170cm and 59.5kg!), unfortunately we weren’t al ...

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