Friday , 21 February 2020

CAPE EPIC DIARY: TRAINING TO BECOME MORE EFFICIENT

CAPE EPIC DIARY: TRAINING TO BECOME MORE EFFICIENT

  It’s been more than a month since my last blog update. Why? Well, work, that’s why. The middle of January until the middle of February is one of the busiest times of the ye ...

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Stage Race Wisdom: BEAT THE HEAT (AND OTHER EXTREME WEATHER)

Stage Race Wisdom: BEAT THE HEAT (AND OTHER EXTREME WEATHER)

While extreme cold is limited in South Africa, stage race mountain bikers will have to deal with cold – and not only in the winter months. Add heat, rain and wind to cold and you ...

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Stage Racing: MASTER CLASS

Stage Racing: MASTER CLASS

  Stage racing requires a whole new level of commitment, preparation and suffering to mountain biking. But it also delivers the most lasting memories and rewarding experiences you ...

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Stage Events: COME ON! CHALLENGE YOURSELF PROPERLY

Stage Events: COME ON! CHALLENGE YOURSELF PROPERLY

There’s a certain toughness to the South African psyche. An edginess that comes from being raised on these shores. We want to go further, deeper, harder and for longer than most. ...

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SOUL PROVIDER: STAGE-RACE MAGNITUDE, AND GRATITUDE

SOUL PROVIDER: STAGE-RACE MAGNITUDE, AND GRATITUDE

The mountain bike stage race capital of the world – that’s South Africa. With 58 stage races scheduled in 12 months, that works out to an average of more than one a week Wow! We’r ...

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Rookie Project: TOOLS OF THE TRAIL

Rookie Project: TOOLS OF THE TRAIL

  Since the introduction of tubeless technology, we’ve encountered remarkably few trailside issues. So much so that we often debate the need to carry spares with us on rides. ...

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YOUR FAVOURITE STAGE RACES

YOUR FAVOURITE STAGE RACES

  There’s still nothing like a word-of-mouth recommendation to give some real-world credibility to an event. We did a survey to our @TreadMTBmag twitter followers to find out ...

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JESSOP ON TRACK AFTER BACK INJURY

JESSOP ON TRACK AFTER BACK INJURY

Durban – Victory at the Subaru Jowetts MTB Classic was far more than just another race win for young mountain biking talent Julian Jessop as the 18 year-old’s feat signalled his s ...

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CYTECH™ TRAINING SCHEME – IT’S GLOBAL, IT’S A REALITY, IT’S HERE

CYTECH™ TRAINING SCHEME – IT’S GLOBAL, IT’S A REALITY, IT’S HERE

  On Wednesday evening the 4 February 2015, Torq Zone celebrated a major milestone for the Cycling Industry in South Africa. Their brand new, and first-of-its-kind, state-of-the-a ...

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MUNGA, HERE COMES A BIG YEAR

MUNGA, HERE COMES A BIG YEAR

  Well if you haven't been paying attention, its already February and a month has gone in whats promising to be a big year! The Munga team are still hard at work at finding a ...

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