Friday , 20 September 2019

SOUTH AFRICAN MTB CRASH SURVEY: THE RESULTS

SOUTH AFRICAN MTB CRASH SURVEY: THE RESULTS

Based on bicycle sales stats from a range of retailers, mountain biking in South Africa is continuing to grow in popularity by the month. But one of the greatest challenges mounta ...

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KILLER DEALS ON CARBON WHEELS

KILLER DEALS ON CARBON WHEELS

Discerning mountain bikers know that that the best way to a better ride without forking out cash on a new bike is a new set of wheels. But aftermarket wheelsets have traditionally ...

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TESTED: BONTRAGER RALLY MIPS HELMET

TESTED: BONTRAGER RALLY MIPS HELMET

There are so many helmet brands and models available these days. The quality is generally very high in terms of modern lids meeting required international safety standards and the ...

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HELMET, SCOTT CENTRIC PLUS

HELMET, SCOTT CENTRIC PLUS

What more can you do to improve a mountain bike helmet? Good question. It’s a question SCOTT asked and the answer, after four years of development, is the Centric Plus. SCOTT’s ob ...

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NORTHWAVE NIRVANA SHOES

NORTHWAVE NIRVANA SHOES

Although it’s not new to South Africa, Northwave isn’t a very common shoe brand in the country. The Italian brand, which also makes gloves, helmets, eyewear and clothing, is one o ...

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SCOTT PREMIUM SHOE

SCOTT PREMIUM SHOE

  The one area you can always improve efficiency is in your shoes. Unless you already have a top-end shoe. Top-end shoes have a very stiff outer sole and are extremely light. ...

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SAFE-T ST BRAVO PERSONAL TRACKING DEVICE

SAFE-T ST BRAVO PERSONAL TRACKING DEVICE

  Mountain biking is high risk; of that there’s no doubt. But it’s damn fun! So in order to keep the fun coming, we have to manage the risks – ride on safer trails or with a ...

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RYDER AIRPLUS FLOOR PUMP

RYDER AIRPLUS FLOOR PUMP

  The one piece of equipment every mountain biker should own, is a floor pump. Optimal tyre pressure is essential in order to get the most out of your bike and the trails tha ...

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SPANK SUBROSA BAR AND OOZY STEM

SPANK SUBROSA BAR AND OOZY STEM

  Spank Industries is an international brand founded by South African designer/manufacturer Gavin Vos and German distributor Sven Mack. It specialises in the in-house design, ...

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SRAM XX1 GRIP SHIFT

SRAM XX1 GRIP SHIFT

  Back in 2013 we tested a set of XX 10spd Grip Shifters (SRAM 10 Speed Grip Shift). It’s a system we were quite keen on as all our testers had fond memories of the original ...

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