Thursday , 21 January 2021

 
NO TIME TO CRY

NO TIME TO CRY

Downhill mountain bikers always seem so laid back and unaffected by real-life stuff. But they’re just good at hiding their stress. This 47-minute video gives great insight into Gr ...

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GREG MINNAAR DROPS IN ON KAP SANI2C – ON AN EBIKE

GREG MINNAAR DROPS IN ON KAP SANI2C – ON AN EBIKE

Greg Minnaar, the greatest male downhill mountain bike racer of all time, surprised the riders at the 2020 KAP sani2c when he dropped into the race on Friday’s Stage 2 - riding an ...

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MINNAAR GRABS 22ND CAREER WORLD CUP VICTORY

MINNAAR GRABS 22ND CAREER WORLD CUP VICTORY

South African mountain bike legend, Greg Minnaar, extended his all-time World Cup-win record when he claimed victory at Round 3 of the abbreviated 2020 UCI Downhill World Cup in L ...

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MINNAAR FIRED UP FOR A SHOT AT ANOTHER WORLD TITLE

MINNAAR FIRED UP FOR A SHOT AT ANOTHER WORLD TITLE

South African mountain biking legend, Greg Minnaar, will contest his 24th UCI Downhill World Championships this week and could well win his 12th medal, possibly even the gold, jud ...

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MINNAAR’S HOMETOWN WORLD TITLE

MINNAAR’S HOMETOWN WORLD TITLE

It’s seven years to the month since, Greg Minnaar won his third UCI DH World Championship in his home town of Pietermartizburg. It was an incredible performance under significant ...

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SA BICYCLE INDUSTRY FACES UNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGE

SA BICYCLE INDUSTRY FACES UNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGE

Covid-19 gave the South African bicycle industry it best winter ever, with a number of bicycle stores surpassing peak December sales in normally quiet months as demand for bicycle ...

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SHRED PROFILE: KARLA STUMPF

SHRED PROFILE: KARLA STUMPF

You wouldn’t be the first to double-take when you see this rider with long blonde hair confidently sending the jumps on the Delta Park jump line in Johannesburg. Karla Stumpf has ...

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SANTA CRUZ GETS PLAYFUL WITH 5010 LAUNCH VIDEO

SANTA CRUZ GETS PLAYFUL WITH 5010 LAUNCH VIDEO

Santa Cruz is a relatively small bike brand that lets its bikes do the talking. Some years it launches no new models and other years its launches a whole bunch. Just a couple of m ...

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EBIKES ARE HEAVY. YES, BUT THEY’RE STILL AGILE

EBIKES ARE HEAVY. YES, BUT THEY’RE STILL AGILE

We know eBikes are heavier. Santa Cruz’s Heckler weighs just over 21kg, on the lighter end of most ‘regular’ eBike weights, but still a bag and a half of dog cubes heavier than a ...

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SANTA CRUZ HECKLER: THE LAUNCH AND THE BACKLASH

SANTA CRUZ HECKLER: THE LAUNCH AND THE BACKLASH

On 11 February 2020, Santa Cruz launched its first eBike, the Heckler. The move says a lot about Santa Cruz; the polarised reception says a lot about Santa Cruz’s (largely US) mar ...

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