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THESE ARE SA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE GEAR BRANDS

THESE ARE SA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE GEAR BRANDS

In the final of our four part reveal of the results of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we examine gear choices. A total of 3128 took our 50-que ...

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TESTED: WAHOO KICKR 5 (WITH CLIMB)

TESTED: WAHOO KICKR 5 (WITH CLIMB)

Wahoo recently updated its flagship smart trainer, the Kickr, known as the Kickr 5. Our team spent a few weeks putting it through its paces and also added the Kickr Climb to the s ...

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THE GPS BRANDS THAT SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS FAVOUR

THE GPS BRANDS THAT SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS FAVOUR

In Part 3 of our four-part reveal of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we look at the performance segment of the survey. The 13 questions were de ...

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THESE ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE BRANDS

THESE ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE BRANDS

In Part 2 of our four-part reveal of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we focus on the bikes. A total of 3128 took our 50-question survey in Dece ...

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THE FIVE BENEFITS OF UPGRADING YOUR WHEELS

THE FIVE BENEFITS OF UPGRADING YOUR WHEELS

It’s 2021. New bikes are somewhat scarce as a result of the effects of the global pandemic that saw bicycle popularity soar and demand overwhelm supply. Be patient. New bikes will ...

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YOU MUST RIDE WITH FLAT PEDALS! ERR, NO THANKS!

YOU MUST RIDE WITH FLAT PEDALS! ERR, NO THANKS!

You must ride with flat pedals! I kept coming across this statement/instruction in my quest to learn to jump properly with my son. So, I gave it bash for a month. All I rode for f ...

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TESTED: DT SWISS F232 ONE 29 FORK

TESTED: DT SWISS F232 ONE 29 FORK

The South African mountain bike market is a bit of an outlier when it comes to suspension forks. In most countries, upgrading a fork is fairly common. But in South Africa, it’s ra ...

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SPECIALIZED TYRES – WHY THEY’RE SUCH A GOOD OPTION

SPECIALIZED TYRES – WHY THEY’RE SUCH A GOOD OPTION

When you’re thinking of buying new tyres for your mountain bike, which three brands do you immediately think of? If you’re not a Specialized bicycle owner, you probably didn’t lis ...

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SAY CHEERS TO CABLE TIES!

SAY CHEERS TO CABLE TIES!

Mountain biker projects during South Africa’s Lockdown Level 5 and 4 in 2020 ranged from building backyard jump lines, riding around gardens for 24 hours and seeing how long you c ...

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LOVE BIKES? NEED AN INCOME? WHY NOT BECOME A BICYCLE MECHANIC?

LOVE BIKES? NEED AN INCOME? WHY NOT BECOME A BICYCLE MECHANIC?

Covid-19 rightfully gets a lot of negative publicity. But the lockdowns and significant changes to our plans and goals have helped many to take stock of what’s really important. T ...

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