Monday , 12 April 2021

 
IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

Unlike 29ers and eBikes, which I have thoroughly embraced, I have always had a negative attitude towards gravel bikes. It was exacerbated by gravel bike developments that mimicked ...

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TESTED: SPECIALIZED EPIC EXPERT

TESTED: SPECIALIZED EPIC EXPERT

It’s won more Absa Cape Epic titles than any other bike. It’s won World Championship, World Cup and Olympic titles and it’s one of the most popular high-performance marathon and X ...

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RACING IS BACK! HERE’S A LIST OF EVENTS TO ENTER

RACING IS BACK! HERE’S A LIST OF EVENTS TO ENTER

Finally! Mountain bike racing can resume, albeit in a restricted format, following the shift in South Africa’s Covid-19 restrictions back down to Level 1 from 1 March 2021. Here’s ...

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THESE ARE SA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE GEAR BRANDS

THESE ARE SA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE GEAR BRANDS

In the final of our four part reveal of the results of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we examine gear choices. A total of 3128 took our 50-que ...

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THE IDEAL SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKE

THE IDEAL SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKE

If you were to recommend one mountain bike to an average committed South African mountain biker, what would it look like? Full-suspension for comfort and control. High-quality 29- ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 1

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 1

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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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 2

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 2

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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2020 SA MOUNTAIN BIKING SURVEY: THE RESULTS!

2020 SA MOUNTAIN BIKING SURVEY: THE RESULTS!

The 2020 South African Mountain Bike Survey, presented by Garmin attracted a total of 3128 respondents. Of the that number, a total of 2877 answered every one of the 50 questions ...

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TESTED: DT SWISS F232 ONE 29 FORK

TESTED: DT SWISS F232 ONE 29 FORK

The South African mountain bike market is a bit of an outlier when it comes to suspension forks. In most countries, upgrading a fork is fairly common. But in South Africa, it’s ra ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 3

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 3

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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