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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

What kind of gear is being used at the KAP Sani2c? With over 4000 participants, it’s one of the most significant South African mountain bike events. Having done our first TREAD Sa ...

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SRAM TIGHTENS ITS DRIVETRAIN GRIP

SRAM TIGHTENS ITS DRIVETRAIN GRIP

As if its increasing dominance in the performance mountain bike market wasn’t enough, SRAM has released NX Eagle. The fourth model in SRAM’s revolutionary 1x12 drivetrain is set t ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is an eight-day race that challenges the rider completely – mentally, emotionally and physically. It’s also a test of ‘teammateship’, where empathy and support ...

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NEW XTR M9100 SERIES BRINGS THE MOST VERSATILE GROUPSET FOR XC, ENDURO & MARATHON RACERS

NEW XTR M9100 SERIES BRINGS THE MOST VERSATILE GROUPSET FOR XC, ENDURO & MARATHON RACERS

If there’s one thing certain in life it’s that the MTB world continues to push boundaries. Mountain bike racing develops year on year with courses becoming more demanding and bike ...

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2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is a race, not a ride. It’s eight days of pressure, not pleasure. It’s not a point-to-point event, but it is a journey – of discovery. Every single participant ...

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WOMEN’S BIB-SHORTS, THE TREAD TEST

WOMEN’S BIB-SHORTS, THE TREAD TEST

It’s a bit of a dilemma for many women – ride in bib-shorts or ride in regular shorts? For more experienced female mountain bikers, it’s bib-shorts all the way. They stay in place ...

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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: 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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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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