Tuesday , 22 September 2020

 
THE MOUNTAIN BIKE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S NEAR FUTURE LOOKS LIKE THIS

THE MOUNTAIN BIKE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S NEAR FUTURE LOOKS LIKE THIS

The two most popular types of mountain bike in South Africa currently are the sub-R15 000 100mm-travel hardtail 29er and the sub-R65 000 100mm-travel full-suspension 29er. But tha ...

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DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

The Swiss Epic is must be the most scenic mountain bike stage race in the world. The 2020 edition defied the Covid-19 effect on sports events and recently took place under require ...

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ON FALLING

ON FALLING

We’ve all fallen. Some of us hard. It’s a fine line - owning a trail or groaning on your back next to a trail. This New Yorker documentary examines falling through the experiences ...

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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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SEBASTIAN FLYNN – THE LITTLE GUY THAT JUMPS BIG

SEBASTIAN FLYNN – THE LITTLE GUY THAT JUMPS BIG

There aren’t many South African seven-year-olds clearing big gap jumps and landing huge drop-offs. Sebastian Flynn, a Grade 2 learner at SACS Junior in Cape Town is one of them. T ...

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WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

We have run a number of surveys over the past few years and in every survey that asks which tyres riders are currently using, or favour, Maxxis comes out tops. Our most recent sur ...

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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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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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LOCKED IN  HELLSEND DIRT COMPOUND

LOCKED IN  HELLSEND DIRT COMPOUND

“WELCOME TO THE FARM!” What do you do when you’re locked down on the sickest farm in South Africa? Grab a shovel and get digging! When World Cup slayer, Theo Erlangsen, was lucky ...

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SHRED – FOR THE NEW GENERATION OF SA MOUNTAIN BIKERS

SHRED – FOR THE NEW GENERATION OF SA MOUNTAIN BIKERS

The future of mountain biking isn’t quite what you might think. Yes, there’s a competitive element with racing that will always be there in XCO, DH, Enduro and Marathons, but ther ...

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