Friday , 25 September 2020

 
ON FALLING

ON FALLING

We’ve all fallen. Some of us hard. It’s a fine line - owning a trail or groaning on your back next to a trail. This New Yorker documentary examines falling through the experiences ...

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LADIES, 9 STEPS TO BECOMING A MOUNTAIN BIKER

LADIES, 9 STEPS TO BECOMING A MOUNTAIN BIKER

It can be intimidating getting into mountain biking. There’s a lot to consider – a lot of new stuff, especially if you’re not from a cycling background. But it’s well worth it for ...

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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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THESE TWO EIGHT-YEAR-OLDS RIDE BETTER THAN YOU!

THESE TWO EIGHT-YEAR-OLDS RIDE BETTER THAN YOU!

Whistler A Line in Canada is one of the world’s most famous mountain bike trails. It’s a flow line that can be ridden by almost anyone. However, it can only be ridden with real st ...

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2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

The 2020 Absa Cape Epic was cancelled just 36 hours before it was due to start because of precautions relating to the Covid-19 virus. Over 1300 riders invested huge amounts of tim ...

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WHY THE TOP FUEL IS TREK’S SUPREME ALLROUNDER

WHY THE TOP FUEL IS TREK’S SUPREME ALLROUNDER

There was a time when your mountain bike did everything because there was just ‘the mountain bike’. Now, there are subcategories of subcategories of mountain bikes, each designed ...

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CYCLING COMMUNITY RESPONDS TO CALL TO SUPPORT STRICKEN MOUNTAIN BIKER

CYCLING COMMUNITY RESPONDS TO CALL TO SUPPORT STRICKEN MOUNTAIN BIKER

In a show of generosity and solidarity, the South African cycling community has rallied to assist fellow mountain biker, Abri Kuhn, who experienced a rapid descent from feeling mi ...

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ADVICE FROM DOWNHILL RACING’S G.O.A.T

ADVICE FROM DOWNHILL RACING’S G.O.A.T

“You’ve got to switch off to switch on.” That’s one of Greg Minnaar’s bits of advice in this GMBN video, shot recently in conjunction with Oakley, where he’s relaxing at home in P ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

You don’t spend months training for the Absa Cape Epic only to arrive at the start of the world’s most prestigious mountain bike stage race with inferior gear. Although the 2020 e ...

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SA WHOLESALER SAYS ‘BRING ON THE NEW NORMAL’

SA WHOLESALER SAYS ‘BRING ON THE NEW NORMAL’

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown the global cycling industry into disarray. On one hand, creating a mini cycling boom as outdoor exercise becomes more desirable, on the other forc ...

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