Thursday , 21 January 2021

 
INTERNATIONAL TEAM SAYS ‘YES’ TO SOUTH AFRICA’S HILL

INTERNATIONAL TEAM SAYS ‘YES’ TO SOUTH AFRICA’S HILL

While 2020 was a year most professional bike racers would rather forget, it became the year when Sarah Hill’s international ambitions took a turn for the better. It was confirmed ...

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NO EVENTS? HERE’S YOUR LOCKDOWN RACE FIX

NO EVENTS? HERE’S YOUR LOCKDOWN RACE FIX

The re-implementation and extension of Lockdown Level 3 has dealt another blow to an already ailing mountain bike events market in South Africa. But the Covid-19-compliant format ...

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IT’S ONLY 14KM X 2. HOW HARD COULD IT BE?

IT’S ONLY 14KM X 2. HOW HARD COULD IT BE?

You know when you find something hugely fun or exciting or satisfying and you just want to share it with someone? Well, that’s what a Pretoria couple have done for the past 10 yea ...

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STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP FOR DELAYED SA XCO CHAMPS

STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP FOR DELAYED SA XCO CHAMPS

A significantly delayed South African XCO Champs, sponsored by Computer Mania, has attracted a star-studded field, which will do battle on the steep slopes at Coetzenberg, Stellen ...

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SA WOMEN TO MAKE A STATEMENT AT XCO WORLD CHAMPS

SA WOMEN TO MAKE A STATEMENT AT XCO WORLD CHAMPS

To have one woman from a non-European country competing at the highest level in mountain bike racing is a gift. South Africa has three! Candice Lill, Cherie Redecker and Mariske S ...

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HATHERLY JOINS THE WORLD CHAMPS MEDAL HUNT

HATHERLY JOINS THE WORLD CHAMPS MEDAL HUNT

It’s been eight years since South Africa won an Elite Men’s XCO World Championship medal, but two strong rides at Nove Mesto last week have put South Africa’s Alan Hatherly in wit ...

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THE SAFFA WORLD’S MEDAL HUNT IS ON

THE SAFFA WORLD’S MEDAL HUNT IS ON

The deep end. That’s what it is. This week a couple hundred of the world’s best mountain bike racers will all jump in the deep end of the most tumultuous year of our time and cont ...

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WORLD CUP RACING RETURNS!

WORLD CUP RACING RETURNS!

After more than year, UCI World Cup racing started again this week with two Mercedes Benz XCO World Cup rounds at Nove Mesto, Czech Republic. As expected, the racing has been inte ...

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WHO SAID RACING IS ONLY FOR WEEKENDS?

WHO SAID RACING IS ONLY FOR WEEKENDS?

The 2020 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season has been all but crushed by the Covid-19 pandemic and its resultant lockdowns and restrictions. But humans are resilient, smart and ada ...

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FACE OFF: TREK SUPERCALIBER 9.8 VS TREK TOP FUEL 9.8

FACE OFF: TREK SUPERCALIBER 9.8 VS TREK TOP FUEL 9.8

When TREK launched the Supercaliber last year, we took one look at the specs and the photos and the videos and immediately decided it was made for TREK’s XCO World Cup racing team ...

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