Tuesday , 20 August 2019

THE ONE THING THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR SPEED INSTANTLY

THE ONE THING THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR SPEED INSTANTLY

We teach hundreds of South African mountain bikers at our TREAD Skills Clinics each year. For many, confidence and speed are secondary to just trying to stay upright and avoid cra ...

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NORTHERN DRAKENSBERG, ALPINE TRAVERSE

NORTHERN DRAKENSBERG, ALPINE TRAVERSE

The Northern Drakensberg is a four-hour drive from Johannesburg. It used to be almost an hour longer, but then a key piece of road, the R74 between Harrismith and Bergville was re ...

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Rookie Project, WHY I RIDE

Rookie Project, WHY I RIDE

People often ask me why I am so obsessed with mountain biking, and I'm often lost for words. It's not because I can't think of a reason. It's because my eyes glaze over as a tsuna ...

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Rosemary Hill, Pretoria East

Rosemary Hill, Pretoria East

We estimate that 20–25% of South Africa’s mountain bikers live in Pretoria. That’s a big chunk of the market that needs places to ride bikes. For a while, Groenkloof Nature Reserv ...

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IRONMAN TO ACQUIRE WORLD-RENOWNED CAPE EPIC MOUNTAIN BIKE STAGE RACE

IRONMAN TO ACQUIRE WORLD-RENOWNED CAPE EPIC MOUNTAIN BIKE STAGE RACE

IRONMAN announced today it has reached an agreement to acquire the highly regarded Cape Epic® mountain bike race in South Africa. In addition to operating The Motatapu and The Pio ...

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Women’s MTB, Find your Freedom

Women’s MTB, Find your Freedom

I am a runner. For the last ten years, at least three times a week, I have pounded my way along pavement, trail, district road or beach. I am au fait with running jargon. Speciali ...

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Should you do a Cape Epic?

Should you do a Cape Epic?

It’s a question many ask – must I do a Cape Epic? Am I only considered a real mountain biker once I’ve completed a Cape Epic? Well, having ridden two and covered a few more as a m ...

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THABA TRAILS RELAUNCHES WITH ‘TRAILS FOR ALL’

THABA TRAILS RELAUNCHES WITH ‘TRAILS FOR ALL’

Johannesburg mountain bikers will be able to add another trails venue to their riding options with the relaunch of Thaba Trails on Saturday 16 July.  Located just south of the Cit ...

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SOUL PROVIDER: KNOWLEDGE + PASSION + PATIENCE = SUCCESS

SOUL PROVIDER: KNOWLEDGE + PASSION + PATIENCE = SUCCESS

  When we launched the TREAD – Mountain Biking With Soul brand in February 2009, we had four primary objectives: 1. create an authoritative, credible South African mountain b ...

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THIS IS  AFRICA

THIS IS AFRICA

  Africa is not for sissies – that much we all know. But this continent of extremes, microcosmically represented by the incredibly diverse landscape, climate and habitat of S ...

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