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TREK GOES BIG WITH PLUS

TREK GOES BIG WITH PLUS

In 2015 TREAD rode Plus-sized tyre bikes overseas for the first time and, based on our collective experience, decided that Plus size isn’t a bicycle industry sales-booster gimmick ...

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INDUSTRY: WHY MTB RIDES ARE TOUGHER FOR YOUR KIDS

INDUSTRY: WHY MTB RIDES ARE TOUGHER FOR YOUR KIDS

We derive so much joy from riding our mountain bikes and most of us wish we’d discovered mountain biking at a much younger age. So it’s natural for us to want to introduce our kid ...

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INDUSTRY: TITAN RACING BIKES, A NEW IDENTITY

INDUSTRY: TITAN RACING BIKES, A NEW IDENTITY

Titan Bikes, a strong competitor in the entry to mid-level bike market in Africa, announced today that it will be changing its corporate identity to Titan Racing Bikes. The identi ...

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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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INDUSTRY: WHY KTM BIKES ARE SET FOR SOUTH AFRICAN SUCCESS

INDUSTRY: WHY KTM BIKES ARE SET FOR SOUTH AFRICAN SUCCESS

  Quickly; name five mountain bike brands you can buy in South Africa? Bet you didn’t have KTM among those. Although it’s been available in the country for a few years, KTM i ...

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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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TESTED: TREK PROCALIBER 9.6

TESTED: TREK PROCALIBER 9.6

Is it a hardtail or is it a softtail? That is the question. No; that is A question? THE question really is: How does it ride? Our test team spent a few weeks putting the TREK Proc ...

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INDUSTRY: TECH TALK BEHIND SCOTT’S 2018 GENIUS

INDUSTRY: TECH TALK BEHIND SCOTT’S 2018 GENIUS

The Genius has been a longstanding staple in Scott's range of mountain bikes for many years now. For Scott the Genius has constantly been a focus on innovation, technology and des ...

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TESTED- TREK FUEL EX 9.8

TESTED- TREK FUEL EX 9.8

TREK overhauled its entire performance mountain bike range for 2017, some models such as the Top Fuel were completely renewed and others were tweaked, such as the Fuel EX. Some ge ...

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TESTED: TREK TOP FUEL 9.8 SL 

TESTED: TREK TOP FUEL 9.8 SL 

TREK revived the Top Fuel model two years ago to be the brand’s high performance XC/marathon race model, replacing the Super Fly 100. We got to spend a few weeks getting to know t ...

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