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NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

Have you ever thought while you were riding your mountain bike with a SRAM Eagle 1x12 drivetrain: “I definitely need an easier gear?” The overwhelming majority of mountain bikers ...

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TACX NEO 2T REVIEW: THE BENCHMARK OF SMART TRAINERS

TACX NEO 2T REVIEW: THE BENCHMARK OF SMART TRAINERS

It was like a perfect storm for the smart trainer market: Lockdown regulations due to Covid-19 forced everyone to say home and then allowed only limited outdoor exercise; and then ...

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COLD COMFORT: HOW TO DRESS FOR WINTER RIDES

COLD COMFORT: HOW TO DRESS FOR WINTER RIDES

In South Africa we are fortunate to have relatively mild winters, and the days usually warm up enough to ride fairly comfortably with only one extra layer, or some arm warmers. We ...

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SHIMANO’S TOP SHOE GETS A NEW COLOUR

SHIMANO’S TOP SHOE GETS A NEW COLOUR

Inventor of SPD, the most widely used mountain bike pedal in the world, Shimano is also one of the leading cycling footwear brands, offering a wide range of shoes to suit all leve ...

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REVIEWED: ICE STANDZ HOME TRAINER STAND

REVIEWED: ICE STANDZ HOME TRAINER STAND

Only if you have spent time on a smart trainer will you know that one of the greatest challenges is finding something on which to firmly place your device (laptop, iPad or smart p ...

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TACX ENJOYS SUCCESSFUL SOUTH AFRICAN RELAUNCH

TACX ENJOYS SUCCESSFUL SOUTH AFRICAN RELAUNCH

With South Africa currently in the middle of a 21-day government-enforced lockdown, home trainers have become the only way to train – for those that have them; and a significantly ...

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FIVE FEATURES THAT MAKE THE GARMIN EDGE 530 THE MTBER’S NEW BFF

FIVE FEATURES THAT MAKE THE GARMIN EDGE 530 THE MTBER’S NEW BFF

When the folks at Garmin launched their new Edge 530 and 830 models a few months back (late 2019), they gave mountain bikers five reasons to be even more cheerful. At least five r ...

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SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN – BIKE & GEAR PREFERENCES

SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN – BIKE & GEAR PREFERENCES

The third and final reveal part of our 2019 South African MTB Race Survey, presented by Garmin, focusses on bike and gear brands. Besides our recent SA Women’s MTB Survey, present ...

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ZWIFT PARTNERS WITH THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

ZWIFT PARTNERS WITH THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

The Absa Cape Epic is proud to announce a renewed partnership with the world’s largest multiplayer online training and racing platform, Zwift, that builds on the successful relati ...

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CRANKCHAOS 2019: WE CAME, WE SAW, WE CRANKED!

CRANKCHAOS 2019: WE CAME, WE SAW, WE CRANKED!

On the 31st of October, CrankChaos riders and spectators from across Southern Africa descended on the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. The incomparable views you get when riding the M ...

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