Friday , 28 February 2020

ROCK SHOX PIKE 29 RCT3 140mm and 120-150mm

ROCK SHOX PIKE 29 RCT3 140mm and 120-150mm

  So, you’ve been mountain biking for a while. Long enough to realise that sure, you enjoy training, but nothing makes you smile more than hitting the trail as HARD as you ca ...

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SILVERBACK SYNCRA 1

SILVERBACK SYNCRA 1

  Silverback is a dynamic, fast-growing brand that got a good jump ahead of most other bike brands into the 650b (27.5-inch) wheel category. We got to test Silverback’s top-o ...

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BERGAMONT THREESOME SL7.3

BERGAMONT THREESOME SL7.3

  Bergamont is a German brand that’s quite new to South Africa and seems to be making an impact in the mid-price range category. We weren’t sure what to expect when the Three ...

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PIVOT MACH 429 CARBON

PIVOT MACH 429 CARBON

  We thoroughly enjoyed riding the Pivot Mach 429 aluminium version a year ago, so got quite excited when the carbon version arrived. - Photos: Dino Lloyd   THE BIKE Neo ...

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Gear: BIRZMAN TINY TANKER FLOOR PUMP

Gear: BIRZMAN TINY TANKER FLOOR PUMP

  Birzman is one of those brands that seems to be an enigma in South Africa, yet the Taiwanese-based company produces a surprisingly large range of mountain bike products and ...

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Gear: WTB WOLVERINE AND WTB BEE LINE

Gear: WTB WOLVERINE AND WTB BEE LINE

  WTB Wolverine 650B 2.2 AM TCS Recommended by WTB for use for on trail, all-mountain and cross-country, the Wolverine is clearly positioned as an allrounder. The AM TCS vers ...

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GEAR: BELL SUPER HELMET

GEAR: BELL SUPER HELMET

  Enduro racing is still quite small in South Africa, but it’s expected to grow quite fast because it’s got a fairly low barrier to entry and blends fun, fitness and skill wi ...

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GHOST AMR 2955 (2013)

GHOST AMR 2955 (2013)

  We’ve reviewed a few Ghosts over the years and, looking back at those reviews, have to say that we were always suitably impressed. But those were 26-inch dual suss bikes an ...

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SCHWINN ROCKET 1 650B

SCHWINN ROCKET 1 650B

  The last Schwinn that arrived for TREAD testing went back without a word being written. It was a very entry-level model that gave us too many first-ride concerns to warrant ...

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SPECIALIZED FSR CAMBER COMP CARBON

SPECIALIZED FSR CAMBER COMP CARBON

  We tested the first generation aluminium FSR Camber Comp over two years ago. At the time, the 29er wheelsize was still quite fresh. We got to ride an updated 2013 model ­– ...

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