Thursday , 13 August 2020

 
CYCLING COMMUNITY RESPONDS TO CALL TO SUPPORT TO STRICKEN MOUNTAIN BIKER

CYCLING COMMUNITY RESPONDS TO CALL TO SUPPORT TO STRICKEN MOUNTAIN BIKER

In a show of generosity and solidarity, the South African cycling community has rallied to assist fellow mountain biker, Abri Kuhn, who experienced a rapid descent from feeling mi ...

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ADVICE FROM DOWNHILL RACING’S G.O.A.T

ADVICE FROM DOWNHILL RACING’S G.O.A.T

“You’ve got to switch off to switch on.” That’s one of Greg Minnaar’s bits of advice in this GMBN video, shot recently in conjunction with Oakley, where he’s relaxing at home in P ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

You don’t spend months training for the Absa Cape Epic only to arrive at the start of the world’s most prestigious mountain bike stage race with inferior gear. Although the 2020 e ...

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SA WHOLESALER SAYS ‘BRING ON THE NEW NORMAL’

SA WHOLESALER SAYS ‘BRING ON THE NEW NORMAL’

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown the global cycling industry into disarray. On one hand, creating a mini cycling boom as outdoor exercise becomes more desirable, on the other forc ...

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REVIEWED: ROCKIT SMART TRAINER ENHANCER

REVIEWED: ROCKIT SMART TRAINER ENHANCER

If you’ve ridden a smart trainer with some level of consistency, you’ll know that it’s a different kind of ride to that which you experience outdoors. Virtual you, riding in a vir ...

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BIKES OF THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

BIKES OF THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

Although the 2020 Absa Cape Epic was cancelled 36 hours before the start due to Covid-19, 1274 of the 1372 participants that entered the world’s most prestigious mountain bike sta ...

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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR FRIEND TO BE A TRAIL DOG

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR FRIEND TO BE A TRAIL DOG

There’s something really cool about a trail dog. They just seem so fit and free and have a great bond with their master. Want to take your dog on some trails with you? Get some ti ...

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FIVE REASONS THE PURSUIT CHALLENGE MATTERS

FIVE REASONS THE PURSUIT CHALLENGE MATTERS

You might have seen some social media posts around the Pursuit Challenge. Or you might not have. Either way, it launched officially today (30 July 2020) with Round 1 in South Afri ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 10

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 10

We’re fortunate to have such a variety of mountain bike trails in South Africa. From inner-city mountain bike parks to remote wilderness trails, from free-to-ride trails on public ...

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NINE OF THE WORLD’S BEST IN ONE AMAZING 11-SECOND VIDEO SHOT!

NINE OF THE WORLD’S BEST IN ONE AMAZING 11-SECOND VIDEO SHOT!

The final shot in Return to Earth required careful coordination of athletes, filmers and support crew in order to capture nine riders coalescing into one frozen moment in time. Th ...

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