Tuesday , 22 September 2020

 
REMEMBERING BURRY’S BIG BREAKTHROUGH

REMEMBERING BURRY’S BIG BREAKTHROUGH

We tragically lost Burry Stander on 3 January 2013. But we will never let his legacy fade. Despite his incredible achievements, at 25, his best years as a bike racer were still ah ...

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THE MOUNTAIN BIKE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S NEAR FUTURE LOOKS LIKE THIS

THE MOUNTAIN BIKE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S NEAR FUTURE LOOKS LIKE THIS

The two most popular types of mountain bike in South Africa currently are the sub-R15 000 100mm-travel hardtail 29er and the sub-R65 000 100mm-travel full-suspension 29er. But tha ...

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NEVER HESITATE! THE NEW CANNONDALE SCALPEL CHANGES RIDER BEHAVIOUR

NEVER HESITATE! THE NEW CANNONDALE SCALPEL CHANGES RIDER BEHAVIOUR

The quest to develop the 2021 Scalpel began almost three years ago, says Scott Vogelmann, Senior Product Manager at Cannondale. “We already had a great bike and we knew we didn’t ...

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REVIEWED: POLAR GRIT X MULTISPORT SMART WATCH

REVIEWED: POLAR GRIT X MULTISPORT SMART WATCH

Polar has never really been a top-of-mind brand for mountain bikers. But the Grit X, a robust GPS smart watch, launched a few months ago, is helping the Finnish brand gain tractio ...

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NISSAN TRAILSEEKER BUFFELSDRIFT BREAKS RACING DROUGHT AND NEW GROUND

NISSAN TRAILSEEKER BUFFELSDRIFT BREAKS RACING DROUGHT AND NEW GROUND

Deprived of racing for more than five months, a star-studded field will eagerly do battle for podium places at the Nissan Trailseeker mountain bike marathon at Buffelsdrift, Preto ...

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NEW OWNER FOR 947 RIDE JOBURG

NEW OWNER FOR 947 RIDE JOBURG

South Africa’s most popular one-day mountain bike event, the 947 Ride Joburg MTB Challenge, along with its established road cycling partner event, the Cycle Challenge, has a new o ...

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DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

The Swiss Epic is must be the most scenic mountain bike stage race in the world. The 2020 edition defied the Covid-19 effect on sports events and recently took place under require ...

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ANOTHER MAJOR STAGE RACE FALLS VICTIM TO COVID-19

ANOTHER MAJOR STAGE RACE FALLS VICTIM TO COVID-19

The 2020 FNB Wines2Whales mountain bike stage race has been cancelled. The decision was made known on Friday 28 August to entrants of the event, which was due to take place in thr ...

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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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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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