Sunday , 19 September 2021

 

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VIDEO: THE FASTEST GIRL IN THE VILLAGE

VIDEO: THE FASTEST GIRL IN THE VILLAGE

What a great story this is! It transcends mountain biking as we know and it reveals just what opportunity can bring. A world-class pump track in rural Lesotho has changed daily life for those who live nearby, but it’s changing the entire life of the ...

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TREAD FEMME WOMEN IN MTB AWARDS – THE NOMINEES

TREAD FEMME WOMEN IN MTB AWARDS – THE NOMINEES

We’re so pleased with the enthusiastic response to the inaugural TREAD Women in MTB Awards. So far there are 46 nominations across the five categories – Group Champion, Mentor, Athlete, Industry Leader and Warrior of the Future. We have compiled the ...

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EIGHT BURNING REAR-SHOCK QUESTIONS ANSWERED

EIGHT BURNING REAR-SHOCK QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Can you remember when you last set your rear-shock sag? If you answered yes, then this article may just be confirmation of what you already know. If you answered no, and the concept of sag-setting sounds a bit foreign, then this article will provide ...

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REMEMBERING BURRY STANDER’S DETERMINATION

REMEMBERING BURRY STANDER’S DETERMINATION

Today, 16 September 2021, is the 34th anniversary of the birth of the great Burry Stander. Tragically, we lost Burry on 3 January 2013 when he was killed, while training, by a taxi driver that broke the law. We have compiled a few tributes to Burry o ...

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FIVE FACTORS THAT GAVE NINO THE WORLD CHAMPS EDGE

FIVE FACTORS THAT GAVE NINO THE WORLD CHAMPS EDGE

Mountain bike racing fans will have watched Nino Schurter reclaim the coveted Rainbow Jersey at Val di Sole, Italy in late August 2021 – in dramatic fashion. Even if you aren’t a Schurter fan, you have to admit that it was an incredible performance a ...

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HEYNS, LILL 2021 FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS

HEYNS, LILL 2021 FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS

Gert Heyns and Candice Lill claimed gold in the Marathon of the sixth annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge that took place at the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate, Stellenbosch on Sunday 12 September 2021 in wet and muddy conditions. The Fedhealth MTB Challenge M ...

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FUN WINS AT FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE KIDS EVENTS

FUN WINS AT FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE KIDS EVENTS

The sixth annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge got off to an action-packed start at the beautiful Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 11 September 2021. Families and newcomers to the sport had the opportunity to join in on the fun by taking on the 15km F ...

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MPUMALANGA ENDURO SERIES UNLOCKS WITH DOUBLE-HEADER

MPUMALANGA ENDURO SERIES UNLOCKS WITH DOUBLE-HEADER

After a raised lockdown level disrupted the planned 2021 Mpumalanga Enduro Series during the winter, a double-header weekend of racing has been confirmed that will give Enduro racers a good reason to head to White River in early October. By Sean Bade ...

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VIDEO: THE NINO WIN THAT WON OUR HEARTS

VIDEO: THE NINO WIN THAT WON OUR HEARTS

Did you watch the Nino Schurter win his ninth Elite XCO World Championship title at Val di Sole a fortnight ago? If you watched it on SuperSport, you will have missed the frantic Rob Warner commentary. And you may also have blinked and missed Nino’s ...

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CRAZY! 16 HOURS OF DOWNHILL SINGLETRACK!

CRAZY! 16 HOURS OF DOWNHILL SINGLETRACK!

How does riding descending singetrack all day sound to you? The stuff of dreams, right? Well, two mountain bikers, who are good mates, recently broke the mountain bike world descending record by riding more than 20 000 metres of vertical descent in 1 ...

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