Friday , 5 March 2021

 
CAM ZINK’S BACKFLIP WORLD RECORD – IN HIS BACKYARD

CAM ZINK’S BACKFLIP WORLD RECORD – IN HIS BACKYARD

After becoming used to seeing incredible feats on highly sculpted jump lines over the past couple of years, we were pleasantly surprised at the natural, raw nature of the jumps in ...

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YOU MUST RIDE WITH FLAT PEDALS! ERR, NO THANKS!

YOU MUST RIDE WITH FLAT PEDALS! ERR, NO THANKS!

You must ride with flat pedals! I kept coming across this statement/instruction in my quest to learn to jump properly with my son. So, I gave it bash for a month. All I rode for f ...

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LADIES, 9 STEPS TO BECOMING A MOUNTAIN BIKER

LADIES, 9 STEPS TO BECOMING A MOUNTAIN BIKER

It can be intimidating getting into mountain biking. There’s a lot to consider – a lot of new stuff, especially if you’re not from a cycling background. But it’s well worth it for ...

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THE ONE SIMPLE CHANGE THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR RIDING INSTANTLY

THE ONE SIMPLE CHANGE THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR RIDING INSTANTLY

It may seem complicated, but it isn’t really. When riding a mountain bike there are really only a handful of basics you need to learn; and once they become second nature, you will ...

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THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FEMALE AND MALE MOUNTAIN BIKERS

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FEMALE AND MALE MOUNTAIN BIKERS

I started instructing mountain bike skills clinics in 2010. Having taught over 2500 mountain bikers in that time, around 40% of them women, I have learned that female mountain bik ...

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‘DIVE IN; STEER OUT; LET IT DANCE…

‘DIVE IN; STEER OUT; LET IT DANCE…

If you haven’t already seen it, you’re missing out. And if you have, you’ll never be able to watch it enough… Bryn Atkinson gives a masterful display of how to flippen ride a bike ...

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IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

How skilled are you really? And how much does it matter in South Africa? We did a recent survey with participants at the 2017 KAP Sani2c and one of the questions asked participant ...

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MTB SKILLS: THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN

MTB SKILLS: THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN

  As much as we like to see improvements in gender equality in mountain biking in South Africa, there remain differences between males and females that are simply unlikely to ...

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TREAD MOUNTAIN BIKING LAUNCHES UPSKILL SPRING

TREAD MOUNTAIN BIKING LAUNCHES UPSKILL SPRING

TREAD Skills, South Africa’s largest mountain bike skills improvement company, supported by Volvo, the world’s most human-centric motor vehicle company, has launched Upskill Sprin ...

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LEARN HOW TO POP A WHEELIE

LEARN HOW TO POP A WHEELIE

It’s advanced for some but a piece of cake for others. Either way it’s a skill worth mastering, both in terms of being able to ride more smoothly when you need to lift your front ...

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