Wednesday , 14 April 2021

 
THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

Former Downhill world champion, Gee Atherton, is not afraid of a fresh challenge. After recently conquering the Ridgeline , he turned his focus to a steep, gnarly old slate quarry ...

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COVID CANCELLED DARKFEST, BUT THERE’S ALWAYS THIS…

COVID CANCELLED DARKFEST, BUT THERE’S ALWAYS THIS…

Darkfest is a gathering of the world’s best slopestyle and free riders who spend a few days doing some of the world’s biggest jumps. They’re fearless and fantastic. Since 2019, Da ...

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MATT JONES’S WORLD-FIRST TRICKS

MATT JONES’S WORLD-FIRST TRICKS

Years of planning, months of practising and many, many fails. That’s what goes into landing a world-first trick on a bicycle. Red Bull athlete, Matt Jones gets two world-first tri ...

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MIND THE GAP PART 3: GETTING HEIGHT AND CONFIDENCE

MIND THE GAP PART 3: GETTING HEIGHT AND CONFIDENCE

Once Cade had learned the importance of speed, it was onto learning how to get height. Quite fortuitously, a guy named Matt Barnett had spent his 2020 Lockdown on building a jump ...

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MIND THE GAP: THE QUEST TO LEARN HOW TO JUMP

MIND THE GAP: THE QUEST TO LEARN HOW TO JUMP

There are two kinds of mountain bikers – those that can jump and those that can learn to jump. Jumping a mountain bike is one of the coolest things to do. It feels good and it loo ...

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LOCKED IN HELLSEND – PART 3

LOCKED IN HELLSEND – PART 3

It’s hard to believe that the world’s biggest jump line is right here in South Africa. Hellsend Dirt Compound is what young mountain bikers around the world dream of riding. And a ...

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SAFETY IN NUMBERS – LET’S TRY RIDE TOGETHER

SAFETY IN NUMBERS – LET’S TRY RIDE TOGETHER

The Covid-19 lockdown has thrown our regular riding routines into disarray. No events or organised club rides are permitted, but we are all riding as much as ever, some of us even ...

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4000-SIGNATURE PETITION NOT ENOUGH TO SAVE JOBURG JUMPS

4000-SIGNATURE PETITION NOT ENOUGH TO SAVE JOBURG JUMPS

A Johannesburg community has been rallying against the removal of bicycle jumps, but despite more than 4000 signatures on a petition to keep them, Round 1 has been lost. The jumps ...

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LOCKED IN  HELLSEND DIRT COMPOUND “BUILDING – PYRIMADS WITH DIRT!”

LOCKED IN HELLSEND DIRT COMPOUND “BUILDING – PYRIMADS WITH DIRT!”

“Tim shreds the BMX so hard, he’s also such a silent assassin, he comes in super quiet and then does WAY bigger and better stunts than any of us” Theo Erlangsen In episode two, Ti ...

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LOCKED IN  HELLSEND DIRT COMPOUND

LOCKED IN  HELLSEND DIRT COMPOUND

“WELCOME TO THE FARM!” What do you do when you’re locked down on the sickest farm in South Africa? Grab a shovel and get digging! When World Cup slayer, Theo Erlangsen, was lucky ...

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