Saturday , 24 October 2020

 
PINKBIKE’S FRIDAY FAILS

PINKBIKE’S FRIDAY FAILS

Pinkbike, the world’s most popular cycling website, publishes a compilation of mountain bike fails every Friday. It’s difficult to watch. Not really. It’s easy to watch because it ...

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YOU DON’T NEED A DROPPER SEATPOST. HERE’S WHY…

YOU DON’T NEED A DROPPER SEATPOST. HERE’S WHY…

First it was tubeless tyres. Then disc brakes. Then 29-inch wheels. Then 2x drivetrains. Then 650B and 650B Plus wheels. Then 1x drivetrains. Then Boost-width hubs. Then slacker g ...

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HOW HARRIS BROKE DREYER’S FREEDOM CHALLENGE RECORD

HOW HARRIS BROKE DREYER’S FREEDOM CHALLENGE RECORD

Alex Harris fought through high temperatures and sleep deprivation to ultimately break the Race Across South Africa (RASA) record when he crossed the finish line in Wellington on ...

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CAN SOUTH AFRICA END 2020 ON A MEDAL HIGH?

CAN SOUTH AFRICA END 2020 ON A MEDAL HIGH?

In 2019, Robyn de Groot became the first South African woman to win a UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships medal when she scooped the bronze in a sprint finish at the en ...

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THIS IS WHY SPORTS EVENTS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN

THIS IS WHY SPORTS EVENTS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN

How do you make the best mountain bike and trail running events in the world even better? You acknowledge that they’re world class and shift your focus to giving your entrants som ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN ‘GRAVEL’ BRAND FINDS GLOBAL TRACTION

SOUTH AFRICAN ‘GRAVEL’ BRAND FINDS GLOBAL TRACTION

Gravel riding has been gaining popularity over the past five years, largely driven by the United States, where gravel racing has caught on in a big way, stimulating a fresh bicycl ...

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TESTED: 2021 CANNONDALE SCALPEL CARBON 3

TESTED: 2021 CANNONDALE SCALPEL CARBON 3

It wasn’t that long ago that we published our last  Cannondale Scalpel bike test. It was on the 2017 version of the edgy American brand and it was generally very positive. Not lon ...

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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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