Saturday , 24 October 2020

 
TWO DOUBLE DOWNHILL WORLD CUPS TO LOOK FORWARD TO!

TWO DOUBLE DOWNHILL WORLD CUPS TO LOOK FORWARD TO!

This pandemic-shaped year has robbed us of many things, including the joy that is watching Downhill World Cup finals - live. Fortunately, things are looking up. We won’t be gettin ...

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THE SAFFA WORLD’S MEDAL HUNT IS ON

THE SAFFA WORLD’S MEDAL HUNT IS ON

The deep end. That’s what it is. This week a couple hundred of the world’s best mountain bike racers will all jump in the deep end of the most tumultuous year of our time and cont ...

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MINNAAR FIRED UP FOR A SHOT AT ANOTHER WORLD TITLE

MINNAAR FIRED UP FOR A SHOT AT ANOTHER WORLD TITLE

South African mountain biking legend, Greg Minnaar, will contest his 24th UCI Downhill World Championships this week and could well win his 12th medal, possibly even the gold, jud ...

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MINNAAR’S HOMETOWN WORLD TITLE

MINNAAR’S HOMETOWN WORLD TITLE

It’s seven years to the month since, Greg Minnaar won his third UCI DH World Championship in his home town of Pietermartizburg. It was an incredible performance under significant ...

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ADVICE FROM DOWNHILL RACING’S G.O.A.T

ADVICE FROM DOWNHILL RACING’S G.O.A.T

“You’ve got to switch off to switch on.” That’s one of Greg Minnaar’s bits of advice in this GMBN video, shot recently in conjunction with Oakley, where he’s relaxing at home in P ...

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WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

We have run a number of surveys over the past few years and in every survey that asks which tyres riders are currently using, or favour, Maxxis comes out tops. Our most recent sur ...

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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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10 ENTHRALLING MOMENTS OF THE 2017 UCI MTB WORLD CUP SERIES

10 ENTHRALLING MOMENTS OF THE 2017 UCI MTB WORLD CUP SERIES

1 – Belomoina hints at new era in cross-country – Albstadt XCO, May 28 Ukrainian Yana Belomoina had never before won a World Cup race but in searing temperatures in Germany, the 2 ...

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GREG MINNAAR’S WINNING LENZERHEIDE RUN

GREG MINNAAR’S WINNING LENZERHEIDE RUN

In this year's UCI MTB World Cup Stop in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Greg Minnaar became the first Elite Male to win two races this season, and the series leader’s finesse and confi ...

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INSIDE GWIN’S THREEPEATER AT LEOGANG

INSIDE GWIN’S THREEPEATER AT LEOGANG

The Austrian Alps are an awe-inspiring place; shafts of rock thousands of meters high threaten the sky itself as bands of cloud slip across their snowfields. Lower down, the late ...

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