Monday , 12 April 2021

 
KATE COURTNEY’S BACK YARD

KATE COURTNEY’S BACK YARD

With a cross-country World Championship and overall World Cup already in the bag, Kate Courtney is on the fast track to becoming one of the sport's greats. With very little racing ...

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM TEAM

THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM TEAM

Three young gravity racers from the Western Cape, Theo Erlangsen, Niko Velasco and Ike Klaassen make up the South African Commencal Team for 2021. They’re planning to race locally ...

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RACING IS BACK! HERE’S A LIST OF EVENTS TO ENTER

RACING IS BACK! HERE’S A LIST OF EVENTS TO ENTER

Finally! Mountain bike racing can resume, albeit in a restricted format, following the shift in South Africa’s Covid-19 restrictions back down to Level 1 from 1 March 2021. Here’s ...

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THE IDEAL SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKE

THE IDEAL SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKE

If you were to recommend one mountain bike to an average committed South African mountain biker, what would it look like? Full-suspension for comfort and control. High-quality 29- ...

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GOING PRO WITH MATT WALKER

GOING PRO WITH MATT WALKER

Matt Walker was a bit of a surprise winner of the 2020 UCI DH World Cup Series. Well, a surprise to most. But this video, shot mostly in Stellenbosch during his December training ...

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2020 SA MOUNTAIN BIKING SURVEY: THE RESULTS!

2020 SA MOUNTAIN BIKING SURVEY: THE RESULTS!

The 2020 South African Mountain Bike Survey, presented by Garmin attracted a total of 3128 respondents. Of the that number, a total of 2877 answered every one of the 50 questions ...

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INTERNATIONAL TEAM SAYS ‘YES’ TO SOUTH AFRICA’S HILL

INTERNATIONAL TEAM SAYS ‘YES’ TO SOUTH AFRICA’S HILL

While 2020 was a year most professional bike racers would rather forget, it became the year when Sarah Hill’s international ambitions took a turn for the better. It was confirmed ...

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NO EVENTS? HERE’S YOUR LOCKDOWN RACE FIX

NO EVENTS? HERE’S YOUR LOCKDOWN RACE FIX

The re-implementation and extension of Lockdown Level 3 has dealt another blow to an already ailing mountain bike events market in South Africa. But the Covid-19-compliant format ...

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TANKWA TREK 2021 CANCELLED

TANKWA TREK 2021 CANCELLED

The organisers of one of the world’s most prestigious international mountain bike stages races, the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, have cancelled the 20 ...

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ATTAKWAS 2021 POSTPONED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS

ATTAKWAS 2021 POSTPONED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS

Momentum Medical Scheme, Biogen and Dryland Event Management have taken the decision to postpone the 2021 Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen. Given the r ...

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