Saturday , 6 June 2020

 
SHIMANO’S TOP SHOE GETS A NEW COLOUR

SHIMANO’S TOP SHOE GETS A NEW COLOUR

Inventor of SPD, the most widely used mountain bike pedal in the world, Shimano is also one of the leading cycling footwear brands, offering a wide range of shoes to suit all leve ...

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REVIEWED: ICE STANDZ HOME TRAINER STAND

REVIEWED: ICE STANDZ HOME TRAINER STAND

Only if you have spent time on a smart trainer will you know that one of the greatest challenges is finding something on which to firmly place your device (laptop, iPad or smart p ...

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STOKE: THE ART OF BICYCLE MAINTENANCE, PART TWO

STOKE: THE ART OF BICYCLE MAINTENANCE, PART TWO

By Andy Ellis Remember the column in which I exposed myself as a mechanical tit? Probably not. Why would you? It’s not like I’m, ooh, I dunno, Oscar bloody Wilde. So here’s a refr ...

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SPECIALIZED BICYCLES AFRICA STEPS UP TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT BICYCLE RETAILERS AND RIDERS

SPECIALIZED BICYCLES AFRICA STEPS UP TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT BICYCLE RETAILERS AND RIDERS

Amid the chaos and uncertainty unleashed on the economy by COVID-19 Specialized Bicycles Africa has taken significant steps to support their employees, retail partners and custome ...

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RIDDEN AND RATED: CANNONDALE SCALPEL CARBON SI3

RIDDEN AND RATED: CANNONDALE SCALPEL CARBON SI3

The Cannondale Scalpel has become one of the most potent XCO and XCM bikes in the world. We’ve been riding some recent models and have been consistently impressed. But we figured ...

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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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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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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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FIVE FEATURES THAT MAKE THE GARMIN EDGE 530 THE MTBER’S NEW BFF

FIVE FEATURES THAT MAKE THE GARMIN EDGE 530 THE MTBER’S NEW BFF

When the folks at Garmin launched their new Edge 530 and 830 models a few months back (late 2019), they gave mountain bikers five reasons to be even more cheerful. At least five r ...

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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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