Monday , 12 April 2021

 
GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

No Lycra, no gloves, no protective padding. Lots of confident, flowy riding, denim shorts and giggles. This six-minute video featuring three riding friends, Avra Saslow, Clare Ham ...

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IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

Unlike 29ers and eBikes, which I have thoroughly embraced, I have always had a negative attitude towards gravel bikes. It was exacerbated by gravel bike developments that mimicked ...

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MIND THE GAP – PART 4: THE DRESS REHEARSAL

MIND THE GAP – PART 4: THE DRESS REHEARSAL

Since the actual goal is for Cade to clear the big road gap at the end of the Grootfontein Flowline, we headed there to meet Barry Crouse, the guy that’s offered to help Cade (and ...

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NINE SUB-R15K HARDTAILS WE WOULD BUY

NINE SUB-R15K HARDTAILS WE WOULD BUY

“What bike should I buy? I have been riding an old second-hand bike for a while, but I want to buy something more modern that’s reliable and that I can enter some races on. I don’ ...

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GARMIN’S NEW POWER PEDALS TO ARRIVE IN SOUTH AFRICA SOON

GARMIN’S NEW POWER PEDALS TO ARRIVE IN SOUTH AFRICA SOON

Garmin today (24 March 2021) launched three new models of power-measuring pedals, named Garmin Rally. Mountain bikers are sure to embrace the XC model, which is compatible with Sh ...

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WHAT IT’S LIKE RIDING SPECIALIZED’S NEW R240000 MOUNTAIN BIKE

WHAT IT’S LIKE RIDING SPECIALIZED’S NEW R240000 MOUNTAIN BIKE

I have test-ridden hundreds of mountain bikes over the past two decades and generally I avoid knowing two things about a bike while test-riding it – the weight and the price. I pr ...

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INEOS GRENADIERS PREPARES PIDCOCK FOR MTB

INEOS GRENADIERS PREPARES PIDCOCK FOR MTB

Ridiculously talented Brit, Tom Pidcock, just kicked off his pro road racing career with the world’s richest cycling team, Ineos Grenadiers. But the 2020 Under-23 XCO and eMTB wor ...

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LIVING HER BEST LIFE: KAREN FORTUNE

LIVING HER BEST LIFE: KAREN FORTUNE

Adventure, adrenaline and a new social circle. Just some of the reasons women ride mountain bikes. Durban-based Karen Fortune is a BICP certified mountain bike skills instructor w ...

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TESTED: SPECIALIZED EPIC EXPERT

TESTED: SPECIALIZED EPIC EXPERT

It’s won more Absa Cape Epic titles than any other bike. It’s won World Championship, World Cup and Olympic titles and it’s one of the most popular high-performance marathon and X ...

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THESE ARE THE TOP MOUNTAIN BIKING BRANDS IN SOUTH AFRICA

THESE ARE THE TOP MOUNTAIN BIKING BRANDS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The second annual South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin and run in 2020 by TREAD Media, established the most popular brands in 14 different categories. A total ...

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