Thursday , 24 September 2020

 
EVEN DANNY HAS HIS SHARE OF FAILS

EVEN DANNY HAS HIS SHARE OF FAILS

Danny MacAskill’s videos get millions of views because they’re engaging. The likeable Scotsman is a bike-riding genius. But not every trick you see in his videos just happens in s ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 12

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 12

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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LOCKED IN HELLSEND – PART 3

LOCKED IN HELLSEND – PART 3

It’s hard to believe that the world’s biggest jump line is right here in South Africa. Hellsend Dirt Compound is what young mountain bikers around the world dream of riding. And a ...

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SAFETY IN NUMBERS – LET’S TRY RIDE TOGETHER

SAFETY IN NUMBERS – LET’S TRY RIDE TOGETHER

The Covid-19 lockdown has thrown our regular riding routines into disarray. No events or organised club rides are permitted, but we are all riding as much as ever, some of us even ...

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R190 000 FOR THE NEW SPECIALIZED S-WORKS EPIC! IS IT WORTH IT?

R190 000 FOR THE NEW SPECIALIZED S-WORKS EPIC! IS IT WORTH IT?

There was much excitement earlier this week as the global embargo lifted and the new Specialized S-Works Epic model was officially launched. Lighter, faster and redder than any pr ...

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NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

Have you ever thought while you were riding your mountain bike with a SRAM Eagle 1x12 drivetrain: “I definitely need an easier gear?” The overwhelming majority of mountain bikers ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – #13

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – #13

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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TACX NEO 2T REVIEW: THE BENCHMARK OF SMART TRAINERS

TACX NEO 2T REVIEW: THE BENCHMARK OF SMART TRAINERS

It was like a perfect storm for the smart trainer market: Lockdown regulations due to Covid-19 forced everyone to say home and then allowed only limited outdoor exercise; and then ...

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SANTA CRUZ GETS PLAYFUL WITH 5010 LAUNCH VIDEO

SANTA CRUZ GETS PLAYFUL WITH 5010 LAUNCH VIDEO

Santa Cruz is a relatively small bike brand that lets its bikes do the talking. Some years it launches no new models and other years its launches a whole bunch. Just a couple of m ...

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COLD COMFORT: HOW TO DRESS FOR WINTER RIDES

COLD COMFORT: HOW TO DRESS FOR WINTER RIDES

In South Africa we are fortunate to have relatively mild winters, and the days usually warm up enough to ride fairly comfortably with only one extra layer, or some arm warmers. We ...

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