Monday , 12 April 2021

 
PAARL ALL SET FOR  2021 SA MTB MARATHON CHAMPS 

PAARL ALL SET FOR  2021 SA MTB MARATHON CHAMPS 

After Covid-19 restrictions forced the cancellation of the 2020 South African Mountain Bike Marathon Championships, it’s all system go for the 2021 edition, to be held in Paarl, W ...

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GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

No Lycra, no gloves, no protective padding. Lots of confident, flowy riding, denim shorts and giggles. This six-minute video featuring three riding friends, Avra Saslow, Clare Ham ...

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SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

We recently teamed up with Garmin to create the South African Cycling Safety Survey, which we ran digitally for four weeks. A total of 1029 responded to the survey across the spec ...

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VAL DE VIE MTB EXPEDITION: THE CLASSY NEW STAGE RACE

VAL DE VIE MTB EXPEDITION: THE CLASSY NEW STAGE RACE

South African mountain bikers can look forward to an exciting new three-day stage race in May 2021 on a route that incorporates some of the country’s finest mountain bike trails. ...

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THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

Former Downhill world champion, Gee Atherton, is not afraid of a fresh challenge. After recently conquering the Ridgeline , he turned his focus to a steep, gnarly old slate quarry ...

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MIND THE GAP – PART 4: THE DRESS REHEARSAL

MIND THE GAP – PART 4: THE DRESS REHEARSAL

Since the actual goal is for Cade to clear the big road gap at the end of the Grootfontein Flowline, we headed there to meet Barry Crouse, the guy that’s offered to help Cade (and ...

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WIN THIS DT SWISS F232 ONE FORK WORTH R19500!

WIN THIS DT SWISS F232 ONE FORK WORTH R19500!

Want to improve the performance of your 100mm XC/Marathon bike? Then enter this competition and stand a chance to win the DT Swiss F232 One fork as tested by the TREAD team recent ...

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REVIEW: SAFE SEAL TYRE SEALANT

REVIEW: SAFE SEAL TYRE SEALANT

Tubeless technology has undoubtedly made mountain biking even more fun. But only if everything works like it’s meant to. We have done a lot of riding over the summer and besides o ...

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GARMIN’S NEW POWER PEDALS TO ARRIVE IN SOUTH AFRICA SOON

GARMIN’S NEW POWER PEDALS TO ARRIVE IN SOUTH AFRICA SOON

Garmin today (24 March 2021) launched three new models of power-measuring pedals, named Garmin Rally. Mountain bikers are sure to embrace the XC model, which is compatible with Sh ...

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WHAT IT’S LIKE RIDING SPECIALIZED’S NEW R240000 MOUNTAIN BIKE

WHAT IT’S LIKE RIDING SPECIALIZED’S NEW R240000 MOUNTAIN BIKE

I have test-ridden hundreds of mountain bikes over the past two decades and generally I avoid knowing two things about a bike while test-riding it – the weight and the price. I pr ...

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