Sunday , 15 September 2019

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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SCOTT GENIUS 720 PLUS

SCOTT GENIUS 720 PLUS

The Plus wheel size is still finding it's feet, but we still believe it is becoming a permanent category because of the advantages it offers. We got to test the Genius 720 Plus in ...

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GT HELION 9R CARBON EXPERT

GT HELION 9R CARBON EXPERT

It’s been a while since we rode a GT full-sus 29er. Why? Well, when GT went through a rethink of it’s objectives in 2012/2013, it decided that it wanted to focus it’s full-sus att ...

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PYGA STAGE

PYGA STAGE

It was just a matter of time before South African brand, Pyga Industries, delivered a marathon and stage-race specific model. And it was just a matter of time before we got to put ...

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRAILHEAD 950

ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRAILHEAD 950

Strangely, we always thought Canadian brand, Rocky Mountain, only made mid-to-high-end priced bikes. Turns out we were wrong. Their entry-point hardtail is the Trailhead, which co ...

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MOMSEN AL529

MOMSEN AL529

This South African brand continues to refine it’s range of 29ers to the South African market. Taking into account the tighter economic situation and the fact that we still have la ...

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NEW-COMPANY BOOST FOR MOREWOOD BIKES

NEW-COMPANY BOOST FOR MOREWOOD BIKES

A new company, Morewood Bikes (Pty) Ltd, has been formed that will give the South African-based mountain bike brand, Morewood Bikes, a new range and a fresh focus on it’s primary ...

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SPECIALIZED S-WORKS CAMBER 29

SPECIALIZED S-WORKS CAMBER 29

Back in Issue 12 (May 2011), we tested one of the very first Camber 29ers. It was a late-comer to the Specialized stable, designed to bridge the gap between the Epic and the Stump ...

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