Monday , 30 March 2020

 
EBIKES ARE HEAVY. YES, BUT THEY’RE STILL AGILE

EBIKES ARE HEAVY. YES, BUT THEY’RE STILL AGILE

We know eBikes are heavier. Santa Cruz’s Heckler weighs just over 21kg, on the lighter end of most ‘regular’ eBike weights, but still a bag and a half of dog cubes heavier than a ...

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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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‘DIVE IN; STEER OUT; LET IT DANCE…

‘DIVE IN; STEER OUT; LET IT DANCE…

If you haven’t already seen it, you’re missing out. And if you have, you’ll never be able to watch it enough… Bryn Atkinson gives a masterful display of how to flippen ride a bike ...

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THESE ARE THE TRAVEL PREFERENCES OF SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLISTS

THESE ARE THE TRAVEL PREFERENCES OF SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLISTS

What are the travel preferences of South African cyclists and mountain bikers? It’s a simple question that’s been asked often, but the answer is, not surprisingly, multi-layered. ...

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TAKE OUR SURVEY AND STAND TO WIN ONE OF TWO GARMIN EDGE 530 GPS UNITS!

TAKE OUR SURVEY AND STAND TO WIN ONE OF TWO GARMIN EDGE 530 GPS UNITS!

Every time we ride our bikes, we’re travelling. Physically and emotionally, every ride removes us from our daily grind. Like a mini-holiday. But of course the real bonus is when w ...

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COME MOUNTAIN BIKING IN THE FRENCH ALPS, THEY SAID. HOW COULD WE REFUSE?

COME MOUNTAIN BIKING IN THE FRENCH ALPS, THEY SAID. HOW COULD WE REFUSE?

By Sean Badenhorst I’ve never seen myself as a person that would spend a holiday at a Club Med resort. My perception of Club Med is not too dissimilar from those old Peter Stuyves ...

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