Saturday , 6 June 2020

 
COVID-19: THE SA BICYCLE MARKET IS BOTH SHAKEN AND STIRRED

COVID-19: THE SA BICYCLE MARKET IS BOTH SHAKEN AND STIRRED

Well that came out of nowhere! A national lockdown to manage the spread of the Covid-19 virus that’s changed the world and our world. Our world being the South African bicycle mar ...

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SHIMANO’S TOP SHOE GETS A NEW COLOUR

SHIMANO’S TOP SHOE GETS A NEW COLOUR

Inventor of SPD, the most widely used mountain bike pedal in the world, Shimano is also one of the leading cycling footwear brands, offering a wide range of shoes to suit all leve ...

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SHRED – FOR THE NEW GENERATION OF SA MOUNTAIN BIKERS

SHRED – FOR THE NEW GENERATION OF SA MOUNTAIN BIKERS

The future of mountain biking isn’t quite what you might think. Yes, there’s a competitive element with racing that will always be there in XCO, DH, Enduro and Marathons, but ther ...

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LAUNCHING TREAD FEMME

LAUNCHING TREAD FEMME

Because TREAD has always had a woman, co-founder Joanne Badenhorst, helping navigate the brand since we launched it in 2009, we have always embraced women as part of the SA MTB co ...

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LOCKDOWN LEVEL 3: WHERE YOU CAN RIDE YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE

LOCKDOWN LEVEL 3: WHERE YOU CAN RIDE YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE

After just over two months of government enforced lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, South African mountain bikers will once again be able to ride with the level of freedom th ...

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WHO THE HELL IS TOMMY G?

WHO THE HELL IS TOMMY G?

WHO THE HELL IS TOMMY G? Have you heard of Tommy G? Most likely not. But after watching this video, you’ll know exactly who Tommy G is and what he can do on a mountain bike (who e ...

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HOW THE STRAVA CHANGES WILL AFFECT SOUTH AFRICANS

HOW THE STRAVA CHANGES WILL AFFECT SOUTH AFRICANS

Strava, the world’s largest endurance sport performance tracking app announced some big changes this past week. Second only to the Coronavirus pandemic in its effect on mountain b ...

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OVERCOMING MY ZWIFT OBSESSION

OVERCOMING MY ZWIFT OBSESSION

Today was the day I decided to end my latest obsession. It’s Day 50 of the South African Coronavirus Lockdown and I have spent the past 49 days making sure I did at least one trai ...

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STOKE: THE ART OF BICYCLE MAINTENANCE, PART TWO

STOKE: THE ART OF BICYCLE MAINTENANCE, PART TWO

By Andy Ellis Remember the column in which I exposed myself as a mechanical tit? Probably not. Why would you? It’s not like I’m, ooh, I dunno, Oscar bloody Wilde. So here’s a refr ...

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WHY SANI2C CAN’T BE CANCELLED

WHY SANI2C CAN’T BE CANCELLED

Many major cycling events have been cancelled due to the government lockdown and social distancing restrictions that came into effect from mid-March. Not ideal, but understandable ...

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