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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2017 SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2017 SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

  With over 4200 participants and nine accumulated days of racing over a total distance of 789km and 11 355 metres of ascent, the KAP Sani2c is the world’s biggest mountain bike s ...

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INSIDE GWIN’S THREEPEATER AT LEOGANG

INSIDE GWIN’S THREEPEATER AT LEOGANG

The Austrian Alps are an awe-inspiring place; shafts of rock thousands of meters high threaten the sky itself as bands of cloud slip across their snowfields. Lower down, the late ...

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TAHNEE SEAGRAVE CLAIMS MAIDEN UCI WORLD CUP WIN AT LEOGANG

TAHNEE SEAGRAVE CLAIMS MAIDEN UCI WORLD CUP WIN AT LEOGANG

Young British rider Tahnée Seagrave won her maiden UCI Mountain Bike World Cup race in Leogang on Sunday as American Aaron Gwin opened his 2017 downhill account in style. In the w ...

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RIDE THE BERG – THE AUTHENTIC MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

RIDE THE BERG – THE AUTHENTIC MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

Interesting fact: There are 62 mountain ranges in South Africa. But despite its relatively high number of mountain ranges, South Africa has surprisingly few mountain bike races in ...

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GREG MINNAAR ON THE PROS (AND CON) OF 29-INCH DH WHEELS

GREG MINNAAR ON THE PROS (AND CON) OF 29-INCH DH WHEELS

This past weekend, South African Greg Minnaar became the first rider to win a Downhill World Cup race on a 29-inch wheel bike. Not surprisingly, his record-extending success has b ...

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BIKE STATS OF THE 2017 KAP SANI2C

BIKE STATS OF THE 2017 KAP SANI2C

  Since 2005, the Sani2c three-day stage race has given South African mountain bikers an annual dose of trail-riding fun. Yes, it’s grown to become the country’s largest moun ...

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MINNAAR MADE OF STONE, BEHIND THE SCENES

MINNAAR MADE OF STONE, BEHIND THE SCENES

There are few relationships in mountain biking such as that between veteran downhill racer Greg Minnaar and the imposing grey hell of Fort William. This year, that legend was to g ...

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TESTED: BONTRAGER CAMBION SHOES

TESTED: BONTRAGER CAMBION SHOES

It was love at first sight when we first laid our eyes on the Bontrager Cambion MTB shoes. They are probably the best-looking shoes we’ve ever seen. And we’ve seen (and worn) many ...

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HANNAH, MINNAAR STRIKE GOLD AT FORT WILLIAM DH WORLD CUP

HANNAH, MINNAAR STRIKE GOLD AT FORT WILLIAM DH WORLD CUP

Australia’s Tracey Hannah and South African Greg Minnaar won their respective races at round two of the UCI DH World Cup hosted at Fort William, Scotland this weekend.    The ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS, SHOULD YOU GET A COACH?

SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS, SHOULD YOU GET A COACH?

  Races are a big part of the South African mountain bike market. Stage races and marathons/half-marathons dominate an annual calendar that boasts more than 500 mountain bike ...

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