Thursday , 5 December 2019

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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BIKES OF THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

BIKES OF THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is seen globally as the ultimate test in mountain bike stage racing. A combination of the world’s best racers, the potential for extreme weather conditions, rug ...

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STAN’S TAKES PUNCTURE REPAIR TO THE NEXT LEVEL

STAN’S TAKES PUNCTURE REPAIR TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Stan’s NoTubes is proud to introduce the DART, an entirely new and better way to repair tubeless tyre punctures and slices that are 5mm or larger. Although Stan's Sealant alone ha ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

Not only does the Absa Cape Epic test riders to their physical, mental and emotional limits, it’s also considered one of the most extreme tests of bicycles and gear. The mostly ho ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

What kind of gear is being used at the KAP Sani2c? With over 4000 participants, it’s one of the most significant South African mountain bike events. Having done our first TREAD Sa ...

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SRAM TIGHTENS ITS DRIVETRAIN GRIP

SRAM TIGHTENS ITS DRIVETRAIN GRIP

As if its increasing dominance in the performance mountain bike market wasn’t enough, SRAM has released NX Eagle. The fourth model in SRAM’s revolutionary 1x12 drivetrain is set t ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN MTB CRASH SURVEY: THE RESULTS

SOUTH AFRICAN MTB CRASH SURVEY: THE RESULTS

Based on bicycle sales stats from a range of retailers, mountain biking in South Africa is continuing to grow in popularity by the month. But one of the greatest challenges mounta ...

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WOMEN’S BIB-SHORTS, THE TREAD TEST

WOMEN’S BIB-SHORTS, THE TREAD TEST

It’s a bit of a dilemma for many women – ride in bib-shorts or ride in regular shorts? For more experienced female mountain bikers, it’s bib-shorts all the way. They stay in place ...

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TESTED: BLS EXCLUSIVE VELORACING BAG

TESTED: BLS EXCLUSIVE VELORACING BAG

After we tested the BLS VeloRacing Bag and waxed lyrical about it’s modular design and organisational ability, BLS sent us their ‘exclusive’ version for us to test. What’s in a na ...

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