Thursday , 9 April 2020

 
SWIFTCARBON EVIL TWIN

SWIFTCARBON EVIL TWIN

Started by former South African professional road cyclist, Mark Blewitt, the SwiftCarbon brand is making great strides on the road internationally. But how would its first dual su ...

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELEMENT 970RSL

ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELEMENT 970RSL

We’ve featured two previous Rocky Mountain tests in TREAD – the Instinct 970MSL and the Element 950RSL. This 970RSL is the second Element we’ve ridden from the highly respected Ca ...

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ADIDAS EVIL EYE EVO PRO

ADIDAS EVIL EYE EVO PRO

Adidas doesn’t update it’s cycling eyewear designs very often. But when it does, it seems to be with a lot of research into what riders want. The Evil Eye model is almost 15 years ...

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FIZIK M3B UOMO SHOES

FIZIK M3B UOMO SHOES

It’s not often you catch yourself staring at your mountain biking shoes. You know, the way you stare at your bike most days, just taking in the shape, craftsmanship and promise of ...

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SPECIALIZED EXPERT POWER SADDLE

SPECIALIZED EXPERT POWER SADDLE

Saddles are pretty damn personal bike parts. This contact point between you and your bike needs primarily to be comfortable before anything else. With more than 150 years of combi ...

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Stage Race Bikes: CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON

Stage Race Bikes: CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON

It’s like choosing an appropriate weapon when heading into battle. In order to confidently tackle a stage race, you need to have a bike that’s going to take you through all kinds ...

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Bikes: SPECIALIZED EPIC COMP

Bikes: SPECIALIZED EPIC COMP

A total of 30% of the participants at the 2014 ABSA Cape Epic were on Specialized bikes. We’re prepared to bet that 99% of those were the American company’s racing-tuned Epic mode ...

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Bikes: MOMSEN VIPA AC

Bikes: MOMSEN VIPA AC

After making quite an impression on the South African racing market with it’s all-carbon full-suspension VIPA in 2014, Momsen kicked off 2015 by introducing the VIPA AC, a sub-R40 ...

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Bikes: MERIDA BIG NINETY NINE XT

Bikes: MERIDA BIG NINETY NINE XT

Strangely, Merida, one of the biggest bicycle manufacturers in the world, was a late comer to the 29er wheel size party. In 2014, it launched its first big-hooped models, includin ...

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Bikes: CANNONDALE RUSH 29 1

Bikes: CANNONDALE RUSH 29 1

Cannondale has always been considered a premium brand with most of its mountain bike models in the mid-to-upper end of the price scale. But that was then. Now, more will be able t ...

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