Tuesday , 7 July 2020

 
R190 000 FOR THE NEW SPECIALIZED S-WORKS EPIC! IS IT WORTH IT?

R190 000 FOR THE NEW SPECIALIZED S-WORKS EPIC! IS IT WORTH IT?

There was much excitement earlier this week as the global embargo lifted and the new Specialized S-Works Epic model was officially launched. Lighter, faster and redder than any pr ...

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NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

Have you ever thought while you were riding your mountain bike with a SRAM Eagle 1x12 drivetrain: “I definitely need an easier gear?” The overwhelming majority of mountain bikers ...

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COVID-19: THE SA BICYCLE MARKET IS BOTH SHAKEN AND STIRRED

COVID-19: THE SA BICYCLE MARKET IS BOTH SHAKEN AND STIRRED

Well that came out of nowhere! A national lockdown to manage the spread of the Covid-19 virus that’s changed the world and our world. Our world being the South African bicycle mar ...

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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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WHY SANI2C CAN’T BE CANCELLED

WHY SANI2C CAN’T BE CANCELLED

Many major cycling events have been cancelled due to the government lockdown and social distancing restrictions that came into effect from mid-March. Not ideal, but understandable ...

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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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STILLWATER SPORTS BIDS FAREWELL TO THE MAGALIES MONSTER

STILLWATER SPORTS BIDS FAREWELL TO THE MAGALIES MONSTER

The Magalies Monster is an iconic South African mountain bike event. Established in 2001, it became a must-do challenge for Gauteng mountain bikers, partly because Johannesburg an ...

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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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CANNONDALE AND DORMAKABA COME GOOD ON TANKWA TREK QUEEN STAGE

CANNONDALE AND DORMAKABA COME GOOD ON TANKWA TREK QUEEN STAGE

Stage 3 of the 2020 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, saw the race’s sixth new pairs of stage winners crowned. The Queen Stage, which took in the iconic Me ...

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SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN – BIKE & GEAR PREFERENCES

SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN – BIKE & GEAR PREFERENCES

The third and final reveal part of our 2019 South African MTB Race Survey, presented by Garmin, focusses on bike and gear brands. Besides our recent SA Women’s MTB Survey, present ...

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