Tuesday , 17 September 2019

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CROSSING OVER: BRUCE DIESEL

CROSSING OVER: BRUCE DIESEL

South African mountain biking has grown remarkably in the past decade, but in the past couple of years there’s been an increasing number of road cyclists making the switch. It’s o ...

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MOUNTAINS TO MOLEHILLS – MARTIN VOS PART 1

MOUNTAINS TO MOLEHILLS – MARTIN VOS PART 1

  Martin contacted us wanting to tell his story how mountain biking changed his life. We found his story and enthusiasm infectious, so we thought it worth it to let him tell ...

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TREAD LAUNCHES BUFFALO RACE CATEGORY FOR BIG GUYS

TREAD LAUNCHES BUFFALO RACE CATEGORY FOR BIG GUYS

The 2014 Old Mutual joBerg2c international mountain bike stage race in South Africa will feature a new race category created specifically for big guys.    The TREAD Buffalo catego ...

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GRAVITY: Q&A WITH NIGEL HICKS

GRAVITY: Q&A WITH NIGEL HICKS

  This year saw Pietermaritzburg host the annual UCI MTB and Trials World Championships, with Greg Minnaar having to defend his title on home turf. The only man that could po ...

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A BEER WITH: ROBYN DE GROOT

A BEER WITH: ROBYN DE GROOT

  Within less than a year, Robyn de Groot went from the disappointment of crashing and limping across the finish line in the London Olympic road race, to the elation of becom ...

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CHOOSEDAY TWITTER QUESTION: TRAILS WHATS YOUR PREFERENCE?

CHOOSEDAY TWITTER QUESTION: TRAILS WHATS YOUR PREFERENCE?

Sean Badenhorst ‏‪@Mr_TREAD 6 Aug CHOOSEDAY question: How do you like your trails – finely manicured or naturally rough? And why? Not that many replies to this CHOOSEDAY question. ...

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CHOOSEDAY TWITTER QUESTION: COLLARBONE BREAKS

CHOOSEDAY TWITTER QUESTION: COLLARBONE BREAKS

What’s today? It’s CHOOSEDAY. Today’s twitter question from Mr_TREAD was:   Sean Badenhorst‏‪@Mr_TREAD 9h Had a collarbone break repaired with a plate? What's the best option ...

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THE NEW GT – A LEVEL UP

THE NEW GT – A LEVEL UP

By Sean Badenhorst, Editor Lance Schneider, South Africa’s GT Bicycles brand manager, was bristling with anticipation and enthusiasm when he invited me – over a cup of coffee – to ...

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GRAVITY: TAKE YOUR MARK

GRAVITY: TAKE YOUR MARK

  Mark Hopkins easily has one of the raddest résumés in South African mountain biking – co-founder of Leatt, owner of cSixx and co-founder of Pyga Industries. Passionate and ...

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A BEER WITH: CHERISE STANDER

A BEER WITH: CHERISE STANDER

  After losing her husband and best friend, Burry Stander, on 3 January, Cherise Stander has been on an emotional journey that’s taken her to the loneliest places. Her mounta ...

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