Tuesday , 17 September 2019

FIRST FORMAL QUALIFICATION FOR BICYCLE MECHANICS REGISTERED

FIRST FORMAL QUALIFICATION FOR BICYCLE MECHANICS REGISTERED

The registration of the first national training standard for bicycle mechanics was announced by Torq Zone Academy today. The qualification is in answer to the rapid advances in bi ...

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NORTHERN DRAKENSBERG, ALPINE TRAVERSE

NORTHERN DRAKENSBERG, ALPINE TRAVERSE

The Northern Drakensberg is a four-hour drive from Johannesburg. It used to be almost an hour longer, but then a key piece of road, the R74 between Harrismith and Bergville was re ...

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Rosemary Hill, Pretoria East

Rosemary Hill, Pretoria East

We estimate that 20–25% of South Africa’s mountain bikers live in Pretoria. That’s a big chunk of the market that needs places to ride bikes. For a while, Groenkloof Nature Reserv ...

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TREAD MTB EXPERIENCE AT BOSCHENDAL

TREAD MTB EXPERIENCE AT BOSCHENDAL

28-30 October 2016, Boschendal, Franschhoek TREAD and Boschendal have teamed up to offer an exclusive weekend mountain biking experience. Stay at Boschendal’s luxury cottages with ...

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TREAD MOUNTAIN BIKING LAUNCHES UPSKILL SPRING

TREAD MOUNTAIN BIKING LAUNCHES UPSKILL SPRING

TREAD Skills, South Africa’s largest mountain bike skills improvement company, supported by Volvo, the world’s most human-centric motor vehicle company, has launched Upskill Sprin ...

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A beer with Graeme Stickells

A beer with Graeme Stickells

We spend a lot of money on bicycles, ride them often, for long periods in all conditions and expect them to just work properly. But the reality is that the moving parts on bikes w ...

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CYTECH™ TRAINING SCHEME – IT’S GLOBAL, IT’S A REALITY, IT’S HERE

CYTECH™ TRAINING SCHEME – IT’S GLOBAL, IT’S A REALITY, IT’S HERE

  On Wednesday evening the 4 February 2015, Torq Zone celebrated a major milestone for the Cycling Industry in South Africa. Their brand new, and first-of-its-kind, state-of-the-a ...

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TORQ ZONE ACADEMY LAUNCHES CYTECH TECHNICAL 1 ONLINE COURSE

TORQ ZONE ACADEMY LAUNCHES CYTECH TECHNICAL 1 ONLINE COURSE

  Torq Zone Academy, which recently introduced Cytech™ Technical training in South Africa, announced today that their online module Cytech™ Technical 1 Theory South Africa (C ...

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INDUSTRY NEWS: BICYCLE MECHANIC TRAINING SURVEY

INDUSTRY NEWS: BICYCLE MECHANIC TRAINING SURVEY

  The bicycle mechanic as an occupation is recorded on the South Africa Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) under the Occupational Code 653401 Bicycle Mechanic (altern ...

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GIANT ANTHEM ADVANCED 27.5 1

GIANT ANTHEM ADVANCED 27.5 1

Giant didn’t just embrace the 650b (27.5) wheel size, it built its entire mountain biking future around the wheel size, eliminating all 26-inch adult models and trimming its 29-in ...

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