Thursday , 6 August 2020

 
PURSUIT CHALLENGE: A STORY OF SURVIVAL – AND REVIVAL

PURSUIT CHALLENGE: A STORY OF SURVIVAL – AND REVIVAL

“Do you know all my passwords?” asked my wife, Joanne, after just less than an hour had passed during the 84km Pursuit Challenge at Buffelsdrift on Tuesday. “If I die on this ride ...

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SEBASTIAN FLYNN – THE LITTLE GUY THAT JUMPS BIG

SEBASTIAN FLYNN – THE LITTLE GUY THAT JUMPS BIG

There aren’t many South African seven-year-olds clearing big gap jumps and landing huge drop-offs. Sebastian Flynn, a Grade 2 learner at SACS Junior in Cape Town is one of them. T ...

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JUSTICE MUST BE SERVED TO MOUNTAIN BIKER’S KILLER

JUSTICE MUST BE SERVED TO MOUNTAIN BIKER’S KILLER

I was standing behind a row of policemen as they threatened to arrest a group of silent protesters that gathered at the Randburg Magistrates Court on Wednesday 29 July where the c ...

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BIKES OF THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

BIKES OF THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

Although the 2020 Absa Cape Epic was cancelled 36 hours before the start due to Covid-19, 1274 of the 1372 participants that entered the world’s most prestigious mountain bike sta ...

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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR FRIEND TO BE A TRAIL DOG

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR FRIEND TO BE A TRAIL DOG

There’s something really cool about a trail dog. They just seem so fit and free and have a great bond with their master. Want to take your dog on some trails with you? Get some ti ...

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FIVE REASONS THE PURSUIT CHALLENGE MATTERS

FIVE REASONS THE PURSUIT CHALLENGE MATTERS

You might have seen some social media posts around the Pursuit Challenge. Or you might not have. Either way, it launched officially today (30 July 2020) with Round 1 in South Afri ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 10

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 10

We’re fortunate to have such a variety of mountain bike trails in South Africa. From inner-city mountain bike parks to remote wilderness trails, from free-to-ride trails on public ...

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NINE OF THE WORLD’S BEST IN ONE AMAZING 11-SECOND VIDEO SHOT!

NINE OF THE WORLD’S BEST IN ONE AMAZING 11-SECOND VIDEO SHOT!

The final shot in Return to Earth required careful coordination of athletes, filmers and support crew in order to capture nine riders coalescing into one frozen moment in time. Th ...

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THE COVID-19 CHANGES YOU CAN EXPECT AT SA’S MTB RACES

THE COVID-19 CHANGES YOU CAN EXPECT AT SA’S MTB RACES

Face masks, smaller race fields, variable start times, virtual race briefings, bigger gaps between start batches, no-touch water points, cattle-spray sanitisers… These are just so ...

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HIPPY HOP KNEE SLIDE – MUCH HARDER THAN IT LOOKS

HIPPY HOP KNEE SLIDE – MUCH HARDER THAN IT LOOKS

We’re among those that find Danny MacAskill difficult not to like. The incredibly skilled, humble Scotsman has been releasing a series of videos showing his behind-the-scenes stru ...

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