Tuesday , 7 July 2020

 
SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS, SHOULD YOU GET A COACH?

SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS, SHOULD YOU GET A COACH?

  Races are a big part of the South African mountain bike market. Stage races and marathons/half-marathons dominate an annual calendar that boasts more than 500 mountain bike ...

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OWN THE TRAIL

OWN THE TRAIL

Join mountain bike experts for a focused 90-minute midweek seminar that enables you to become a better mountain biker, presented by The Practice and TREAD. Hosted by Sean Badenhor ...

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THE ONE THING THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR SPEED INSTANTLY

THE ONE THING THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR SPEED INSTANTLY

We teach hundreds of South African mountain bikers at our TREAD Skills Clinics each year. For many, confidence and speed are secondary to just trying to stay upright and avoid cra ...

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YOUR FIRST RACE: A SIMPLE GUIDE 

YOUR FIRST RACE: A SIMPLE GUIDE 

So you’ve been riding for a while, you’ve got to know your bike; you’ve got to the point where you’re excited about your next ride. Now what? How about trying a race? Race is a st ...

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SKILL: SMOOTH SWITCHBACK DESCENTS

SKILL: SMOOTH SWITCHBACK DESCENTS

They may not be too common on your local trail, but you can bet you’ll be faced with switchback turns on a descent in a race at some time. Here’s how to ride them smoothly. First ...

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Rookie Project, WHY I RIDE

Rookie Project, WHY I RIDE

People often ask me why I am so obsessed with mountain biking, and I'm often lost for words. It's not because I can't think of a reason. It's because my eyes glaze over as a tsuna ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT – WHEN OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

ROOKIE PROJECT – WHEN OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

We're generally a friendly bunch of folks, so it's not like you need a reason to spend more time socialising with other mountain bikers. But there is an added perk to these friend ...

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HOW TO FIND MOUNTAIN BIKE SADDLE COMFORT

HOW TO FIND MOUNTAIN BIKE SADDLE COMFORT

No two mountain bikers have exactly the same physiology. We may be similar, but our skeletal structure, body weight, flexibility, quad size, butt size, arm length, torso shape, ri ...

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IT’S POSSIBLE: HOW THROWING A ROCK OFF A MOUNTAIN HEALED ME

IT’S POSSIBLE: HOW THROWING A ROCK OFF A MOUNTAIN HEALED ME

  Adele Kimble hit her midlife crisis for a six. But it wasn’t easy and it required a goal, a coach, commitment, and a ridiculously long ride on her mountain bike. “I’m 47. I ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT- TRAINING WHEELS

ROOKIE PROJECT- TRAINING WHEELS

If, like us, you’ve sold a few body parts on the black market to pay for your race bike, the last thing you want to do is subject it to the insufferable torment of prolonged train ...

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