Saturday , 21 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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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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HOW SAFE IS YOUR HELMET?

HOW SAFE IS YOUR HELMET?

Nobody rides a mountain bike without a helmet. It’s just not sensible, nor is it safe. But how safe is your helmet really? Is it past it’s protect-by date? Are you really protecti ...

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TESTED: BONTRAGER FLARE R / ION R LIGHTS

TESTED: BONTRAGER FLARE R / ION R LIGHTS

Lights are an important safety feature, not just to see but to be seen. Sadly the ‘be seen’ part is something that’s becoming more important in today’s world with inattentive and/ ...

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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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VOLVO INVESTS IN MOUNTAIN BIKING SAFETY

VOLVO INVESTS IN MOUNTAIN BIKING SAFETY

Volvo, the Swedish motor brand known to make safety a priority in its cars, has invested in the safety of South African mountain bikers by becoming the new title sponsor of TREAD ...

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SPECIALIZED ATLAS XC PRO AND SWAT BIB SHORT

SPECIALIZED ATLAS XC PRO AND SWAT BIB SHORT

SPECIALIZED ATLAS XC PRO SHORT The range of quality baggy riding clothing in South Africa has traditionally been quite limited, so we were pleased to see Specialized is now going ...

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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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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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SPECIALIZED S-WORKS PREVAIL HELMET

SPECIALIZED S-WORKS PREVAIL HELMET

  Specialized’s S-Works category denotes the lightest, fastest, most premium of its product lines, ranging from bikes through to apparel and accessories. If it says S-Works, ...

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