Monday , 30 March 2020

 
SANTA CRUZ HECKLER: THE LAUNCH AND THE BACKLASH

SANTA CRUZ HECKLER: THE LAUNCH AND THE BACKLASH

On 11 February 2020, Santa Cruz launched its first eBike, the Heckler. The move says a lot about Santa Cruz; the polarised reception says a lot about Santa Cruz’s (largely US) mar ...

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DARKFEST LIGHTS UP SOUTH AFRICA

DARKFEST LIGHTS UP SOUTH AFRICA

DarkFEST 2020 had the biggest man-made jumps ever jumped by mountain bikers. You might have seen incredible photos and POV video clips rolling through your Instagram timeline. Tru ...

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HOW THEO ERLANGSEN TAMED THE DARKFEST JUMPS

HOW THEO ERLANGSEN TAMED THE DARKFEST JUMPS

Théo Erlangsen was one of three South Africans that featured at DarkFEST 2020. Neil Evans had a quick chat to him during practice. Photo: Eric Palmer ‘Down to earth’ isn’t necessa ...

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DARKFEST 2020 THE BIGGEST LINE IN FEST SERIES HISTORY

DARKFEST 2020 THE BIGGEST LINE IN FEST SERIES HISTORY

DarkFEST 2020 is officially in the dust with the event having been one of the biggest and most successful in FEST series history. The world’s best freeride mountain bikers, invite ...

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PYGA INVESTS IN ITS OWN SOUTH AFRICAN FACTORY

PYGA INVESTS IN ITS OWN SOUTH AFRICAN FACTORY

2019 has been a momentous year for PYGA MOUNTAINBIKES as it has seen the realization of a dream to bring manufacturing back home to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. A fitting place ...

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CRANKCHAOS 2019: WE CAME, WE SAW, WE CRANKED!

CRANKCHAOS 2019: WE CAME, WE SAW, WE CRANKED!

On the 31st of October, CrankChaos riders and spectators from across Southern Africa descended on the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. The incomparable views you get when riding the M ...

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ALAN HATHERLY’S SOLID SILVER AT CAIRNS

ALAN HATHERLY’S SOLID SILVER AT CAIRNS

Team Spur’s Alan Hatherly capped off his best ever XCO season by finishing in second place in the U23 Men’s race at the UCI MTB World Champs in Australia, on Friday 8 September. H ...

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2017 UCI MTB WORLD CHAMPS RESULTS, CAIRNS AUSTRALIA

2017 UCI MTB WORLD CHAMPS RESULTS, CAIRNS AUSTRALIA

This past week the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships got underway in Cairns, Australia. South Africa has a team of riders competing in both the XCO and DHI disciplines, s ...

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10 ENTHRALLING MOMENTS OF THE 2017 UCI MTB WORLD CUP SERIES

10 ENTHRALLING MOMENTS OF THE 2017 UCI MTB WORLD CUP SERIES

1 – Belomoina hints at new era in cross-country – Albstadt XCO, May 28 Ukrainian Yana Belomoina had never before won a World Cup race but in searing temperatures in Germany, the 2 ...

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NICOLE AND GWIN CLAIM WORLD CUP TITLES IN VAL DI SOLE

NICOLE AND GWIN CLAIM WORLD CUP TITLES IN VAL DI SOLE

France’s Myriam Nicole and America’s Aaron Gwin have each laid claim to their respective overall UCI World Cup titles in a drama-laced seventh round of the series in Val di Sole, ...

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