Monday , 12 April 2021

 
SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

We recently teamed up with Garmin to create the South African Cycling Safety Survey, which we ran digitally for four weeks. A total of 1029 responded to the survey across the spectrum of road cyclists, mountain bikers, triathletes and others. Here ar ...

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WHY RBC IS SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIERE MTB SUSPENSION SPECIALIST

WHY RBC IS SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIERE MTB SUSPENSION SPECIALIST

Suspension is an integral part of modern mountain bikes. It helps you with control and traction when tackling rough terrain and it delivers comfort over uneven surfaces. Like any moving part, suspension experiences wear and tear and needs attention. ...

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM TEAM

THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM TEAM

Three young gravity racers from the Western Cape, Theo Erlangsen, Niko Velasco and Ike Klaassen make up the South African Commencal Team for 2021. They’re planning to race locally and abroad, where their schedule will include some rounds of the UCI D ...

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THIS DEVICE CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE. TAKE THIS SHORT SURVEY & STAND TO WIN ONE!

THIS DEVICE CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE. TAKE THIS SHORT SURVEY & STAND TO WIN ONE!

Riding on the road can be dangerous. No matter what bicycle you ride, there’s always a risk of being hit by a motor vehicle. Garmin’s Varia radar is a device that warns you of approaching vehicles from behind up to 140m away. We have teamed up with G ...

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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 set-up. Here’s what we experienced. Wahoo is the most popular home train ...

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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 December 2020. Our 2019 SA MTB Race Survey, also presented by Garmin, was m ...

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2020 SA MOUNTAIN BIKING SURVEY: THE RESULTS!

2020 SA MOUNTAIN BIKING SURVEY: THE RESULTS!

The 2020 South African Mountain Bike Survey, presented by Garmin attracted a total of 3128 respondents. Of the that number, a total of 2877 answered every one of the 50 questions (not every question relates to everyone). This is an impressive sample ...

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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 rare. But it doesn’t have to be. There’s nothing wrong with upgrading jus ...

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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 list Specialized did you? Well, interestingly, Specialized is the second m ...

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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 could trackstand for. For one Jeffreys Bay mountain biker, the hard lock ...

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