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OH OH! A MIDLIFE HEALTH CHALLENGE WEEK

OH OH! A MIDLIFE HEALTH CHALLENGE WEEK

His and Hers With just over two weeks remaining until the start of the 2019 FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz, Joanne and Sean Badenhorst of Team TREAD hit some mid-life snags. They’re a married couple with full-time work and family commitments. They have been ...

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STAN’S TAKES PUNCTURE REPAIR TO THE NEXT LEVEL

STAN’S TAKES PUNCTURE REPAIR TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Stan’s NoTubes is proud to introduce the DART, an entirely new and better way to repair tubeless tyre punctures and slices that are 5mm or larger. Although Stan's Sealant alone handles most punctures, the DART makes the toughest tubeless tyre repairs ...

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THESE ARE THE TRAVEL PREFERENCES OF SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLISTS

THESE ARE THE TRAVEL PREFERENCES OF SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLISTS

What are the travel preferences of South African cyclists and mountain bikers? It’s a simple question that’s been asked often, but the answer is, not surprisingly, multi-layered. Club Med and TREAD teamed up to create a survey to find out more. Durin ...

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THE VALUE OF SOLID PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL PREPARATION

THE VALUE OF SOLID PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL PREPARATION

His and Hers With just over three weeks remaining until the start of the 2019 FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz, Joanne and Sean Badenhorst of Team TREAD opted for a slightly easier training week to recover from the bigger previous week that culminated in a tw ...

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FLYING FINISH TO 2019 BERG& BUSH DESCENT

FLYING FINISH TO 2019 BERG& BUSH DESCENT

Nico Bell and Wessel Botha (NAD Pro) and Amy McDougall and Robyn de Groot (dormakaba) are the 2019 Grindrod Bank Berg & Bush Descent champions. Bell and Botha were neck and neck with Phil Buys and Matthys Beukes (Pyga Eurosteel) all weekend, ulti ...

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SPIOENKOP SPRINT SETS BERG & BUSH APART AND ALIGHT

SPIOENKOP SPRINT SETS BERG & BUSH APART AND ALIGHT

Day two of the Grindrod Bank Berg & Bush was a 70km bushveld loop through aloe alleys and farm fields, riding alongside the Tugela River and in general just riding as much singletrack as possible. In the men’s race, Nico Bell and Wessel Botha (NA ...

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BLITZ BIKERS DASH DOWN BERG & BUSH DESCENT

BLITZ BIKERS DASH DOWN BERG & BUSH DESCENT

The nine hundred-plus mountain bikers gathered at Windmill Farm on Sterkfontein Dam in the Free State with big smiles in anticipation of a great day out at the Grindrod Bank Berg & Bush Descent. The morning conditions were perfect, but a warm day ...

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FNB WINES2WHALES UPS THE ANTE WITH AN INCREASED PRIZE PURSE

FNB WINES2WHALES UPS THE ANTE WITH AN INCREASED PRIZE PURSE

The FNB Wines2Whales has for a number of years held the title as the three day stage race with the biggest prize money purse in mountain biking. In 2019, that is once again true as the event increases its prize purse, offering equal prize money acros ...

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SPUR HIGH SCHOOLS SERIES FINAL – WHAT IMPRESSED AND FRUSTRATED US

SPUR HIGH SCHOOLS SERIES FINAL – WHAT IMPRESSED AND FRUSTRATED US

The TREAD crew spent some time at Wagpos High School, Brits, to experience Day 1 of the finals of the 2019 Spur Schools Mountain Bike League. Here are eight things that really stood out for us. The passion With over 500 competitors either waiting to ...

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2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

2019 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 at the 2019 Cape Epic, whether he/she finished or not, discovered somet ...

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