Wednesday , 3 March 2021

 
THIS DEVICE CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE. TAKE THIS SHORT SURVEY & STAND TO WIN ONE!

THIS DEVICE CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE. TAKE THIS SHORT SURVEY & STAND TO WIN ONE!

Riding on the road can be dangerous. No matter what bicycle you ride, there’s always a risk of being hit by a motor vehicle. Garmin’s Varia radar is a device that warns you of app ...

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RACING IS BACK! HERE’S A LIST OF EVENTS TO ENTER

RACING IS BACK! HERE’S A LIST OF EVENTS TO ENTER

Finally! Mountain bike racing can resume, albeit in a restricted format, following the shift in South Africa’s Covid-19 restrictions back down to Level 1 from 1 March 2021. Here’s ...

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THESE ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP FIVE MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS

THESE ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP FIVE MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS

The inaugural TREAD Top Trails campaign kicked off halfway through 2020. The objective was to showcase the range of amazing mountain bike trails parks in South Africa. We complete ...

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THESE ARE SA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE GEAR BRANDS

THESE ARE SA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE GEAR BRANDS

In the final of our four part reveal of the results of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we examine gear choices. A total of 3128 took our 50-que ...

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THE IDEAL SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKE

THE IDEAL SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKE

If you were to recommend one mountain bike to an average committed South African mountain biker, what would it look like? Full-suspension for comfort and control. High-quality 29- ...

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SOIL SEARCHING: THE QUIET CRAFTSMAN

SOIL SEARCHING: THE QUIET CRAFTSMAN

We’ve just named Karkloof as No. 1 in our TREAD Top Trails of 2020. If you’ve ridden Karkloof, you’ll know just how special the experience is. The man that’s primarily responsible ...

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THE GPS BRANDS THAT SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS FAVOUR

THE GPS BRANDS THAT SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS FAVOUR

In Part 3 of our four-part reveal of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we look at the performance segment of the survey. The 13 questions were de ...

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MIND THE GAP PART 3: GETTING HEIGHT AND CONFIDENCE

MIND THE GAP PART 3: GETTING HEIGHT AND CONFIDENCE

Once Cade had learned the importance of speed, it was onto learning how to get height. Quite fortuitously, a guy named Matt Barnett had spent his 2020 Lockdown on building a jump ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 2

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 2

We’re fortunate to have such a variety of mountain bike trails in South Africa. From inner-city mountain bike parks to remote wilderness trails, from free-to-ride trails on public ...

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THESE ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE BRANDS

THESE ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE BRANDS

In Part 2 of our four-part reveal of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we focus on the bikes. A total of 3128 took our 50-question survey in Dece ...

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