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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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TESTED: BONTRAGER XR TYRES

TESTED: BONTRAGER XR TYRES

When you think of tyres, Bontrager probably isn’t top of your mind. When TREK South Africa sent us three sets of Bontrager tyres, we didn’t rush to fit them to our test bikes. XR1 ...

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INDUSTRY: BONTRAGER’S HOT GEAR

INDUSTRY: BONTRAGER’S HOT GEAR

COOL JUST GOT AERO Expect to see an increasing number of the Bontrager Velocis MIPS lids on the heads of committed South African marathon and stage racers over the coming months… ...

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KILLER DEALS ON CARBON WHEELS

KILLER DEALS ON CARBON WHEELS

Discerning mountain bikers know that that the best way to a better ride without forking out cash on a new bike is a new set of wheels. But aftermarket wheelsets have traditionally ...

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TESTED: BONTRAGER RALLY MIPS HELMET

TESTED: BONTRAGER RALLY MIPS HELMET

There are so many helmet brands and models available these days. The quality is generally very high in terms of modern lids meeting required international safety standards and the ...

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TESTED: KTM SCARP SONIC

TESTED: KTM SCARP SONIC

It’s been eight years since we last tested a KTM. Eight years! Back then 26-inch wheels and triple chainrings were the norm and hydraulic disc brakes were just starting to appear ...

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TESTED: MOMSEN VIPA TWO

TESTED: MOMSEN VIPA TWO

We’ve spent the past couple of months charging around on the Momsen VIPA TWO. Charging around is what this bike was designed for – aka racing. At a time when XC/marathon bikes are ...

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FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW SPECIALIZED EPIC

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW SPECIALIZED EPIC

The most successful XC/Marathon bike in the world, the Specialized Epic, has just been redesigned. We’ve not seen one in the flesh yet and we’re not sure when we’ll get to test-ri ...

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INDUSTRY: GIANT INTRODUCE NEW ANTHEM 29 RANGE

INDUSTRY: GIANT INTRODUCE NEW ANTHEM 29 RANGE

When it was first introduced in 2005, the Giant Anthem expanded the limits of what cross-country bikes could do. With its lightweight frame and groundbreaking Maestro Suspension t ...

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