Saturday , 31 October 2020

 
CAN SOUTH AFRICA END 2020 ON A MEDAL HIGH?

CAN SOUTH AFRICA END 2020 ON A MEDAL HIGH?

In 2019, Robyn de Groot became the first South African woman to win a UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships medal when she scooped the bronze in a sprint finish at the en ...

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THIS IS WHY SPORTS EVENTS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN

THIS IS WHY SPORTS EVENTS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN

How do you make the best mountain bike and trail running events in the world even better? You acknowledge that they’re world class and shift your focus to giving your entrants som ...

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TESTED: 2021 CANNONDALE SCALPEL CARBON 3

TESTED: 2021 CANNONDALE SCALPEL CARBON 3

It wasn’t that long ago that we published our last  Cannondale Scalpel bike test. It was on the 2017 version of the edgy American brand and it was generally very positive. Not lon ...

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KING PRICE STEPS IN AS NEW MOUNTAIN BIKE EVENT SPONSOR

KING PRICE STEPS IN AS NEW MOUNTAIN BIKE EVENT SPONSOR

Leading insurer, King Price, has increased its investment in mountain biking by taking on the title sponsorship of some of South Africa’s premier mountain bike events. In a three- ...

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FACE OFF: TREK SUPERCALIBER 9.8 VS TREK TOP FUEL 9.8

FACE OFF: TREK SUPERCALIBER 9.8 VS TREK TOP FUEL 9.8

When TREK launched the Supercaliber last year, we took one look at the specs and the photos and the videos and immediately decided it was made for TREK’s XCO World Cup racing team ...

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DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

The Swiss Epic is must be the most scenic mountain bike stage race in the world. The 2020 edition defied the Covid-19 effect on sports events and recently took place under require ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 9

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 9

We’re fortunate to have such a variety of mountain bike trails in South Africa. From inner-city mountain bike parks to remote wilderness trails, from free-to-ride trails on public ...

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WHY PRETORIA IS SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW MTB HOT SPOT

WHY PRETORIA IS SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW MTB HOT SPOT

You probably read that headline twice and then shook your head. With world-class mountain biking gold venues like Karkloof, Mankele, Stellenbosch, Grabouw and Cape Town, the last ...

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FIVE REASONS THE PURSUIT CHALLENGE MATTERS

FIVE REASONS THE PURSUIT CHALLENGE MATTERS

You might have seen some social media posts around the Pursuit Challenge. Or you might not have. Either way, it launched officially today (30 July 2020) with Round 1 in South Afri ...

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THE COVID-19 CHANGES YOU CAN EXPECT AT SA’S MTB RACES

THE COVID-19 CHANGES YOU CAN EXPECT AT SA’S MTB RACES

Face masks, smaller race fields, variable start times, virtual race briefings, bigger gaps between start batches, no-touch water points, cattle-spray sanitisers… These are just so ...

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