Saturday , 11 July 2020

 
THE FUTURE OF SA MTB ACCORDING TO ERICA GREEN

THE FUTURE OF SA MTB ACCORDING TO ERICA GREEN

If we were to choose a First Lady of South African mountain biking, it would be foolish to name anyone other than Erica Green. Today she’s a mum, a business owner and a coach, but ...

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GEAR REVIEW: THULE ROUNDTRIP BIKE DUFFEL

GEAR REVIEW: THULE ROUNDTRIP BIKE DUFFEL

Being a women and cyclist, finding a bag that is practically perfect in every way, was never going to be easy. Some are too small, there is no possible way to fit all your cycling ...

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WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

We have run a number of surveys over the past few years and in every survey that asks which tyres riders are currently using, or favour, Maxxis comes out tops. Our most recent sur ...

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SPECIALIZED EPIC EVO: THE PERFECT BIKE FOR THE IMPERFECT RIDER?

SPECIALIZED EPIC EVO: THE PERFECT BIKE FOR THE IMPERFECT RIDER?

We hinted last week in our initial assessment of the new Specialized S-Works Epic that the new Specalized S-Works Epic Evo, launched at the same time, would likely be a more appro ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 11

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 11

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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EVEN DANNY HAS HIS SHARE OF FAILS

EVEN DANNY HAS HIS SHARE OF FAILS

Danny MacAskill’s videos get millions of views because they’re engaging. The likeable Scotsman is a bike-riding genius. But not every trick you see in his videos just happens in s ...

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JOBURG TEEN CONQUERS THE BACKFLIP!

JOBURG TEEN CONQUERS THE BACKFLIP!

Dirt jumping is a sub-category of mountain biking that most love to watch, but few can ever hope to do. Dirt jumping is gradually growing in South Africa and, predictably, it’s th ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 12

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 12

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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LOCKED IN HELLSEND – PART 3

LOCKED IN HELLSEND – PART 3

It’s hard to believe that the world’s biggest jump line is right here in South Africa. Hellsend Dirt Compound is what young mountain bikers around the world dream of riding. And a ...

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SAFETY IN NUMBERS – LET’S TRY RIDE TOGETHER

SAFETY IN NUMBERS – LET’S TRY RIDE TOGETHER

The Covid-19 lockdown has thrown our regular riding routines into disarray. No events or organised club rides are permitted, but we are all riding as much as ever, some of us even ...

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