Sunday , 29 November 2020

 
OVEREND VS TOMAC

OVEREND VS TOMAC

This video is five years old now, but we love how mountain bike racing pioneer and the first ever cross-country world champion, Ned Overend, describes his old race bike and the ba ...

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MIND THE GAP: JUMPING PART 2 – THE IMPORTANCE OF SPEED

MIND THE GAP: JUMPING PART 2 – THE IMPORTANCE OF SPEED

After having got some elementary stuff under the belt in Part 1, we set about practising what our jump coach, Barry Crouse, had taught us. For me, this was relaxing more and letti ...

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MIND THE GAP: THE QUEST TO LEARN HOW TO JUMP

MIND THE GAP: THE QUEST TO LEARN HOW TO JUMP

There are two kinds of mountain bikers – those that can jump and those that can learn to jump. Jumping a mountain bike is one of the coolest things to do. It feels good and it loo ...

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MOUNTAIN BIKING’S GOLDEN AGE

MOUNTAIN BIKING’S GOLDEN AGE

We’ve seen a number of videos launching new bike models in the recent ‘digital media’ years, some of which are good, some of which are predictable, some of which make us wonder wh ...

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HATHERLY JOINS THE WORLD CHAMPS MEDAL HUNT

HATHERLY JOINS THE WORLD CHAMPS MEDAL HUNT

It’s been eight years since South Africa won an Elite Men’s XCO World Championship medal, but two strong rides at Nove Mesto last week have put South Africa’s Alan Hatherly in wit ...

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WHY IS SPECIALIZED SO SUCCESSFUL IN SOUTH AFRICA?

WHY IS SPECIALIZED SO SUCCESSFUL IN SOUTH AFRICA?

In South African mountain biking, Specialized is the most popular brand in bikes, helmets, shoes and gloves. Specialized is also among the most popular in tyres, socks and shorts. ...

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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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SPECIALIZED EPIC EVO: THE PERFECT BIKE FOR THE IMPERFECT RIDER?

SPECIALIZED EPIC EVO: THE PERFECT BIKE FOR THE IMPERFECT RIDER?

We hinted last week in our initial assessment of the new Specialized S-Works Epic that the new Specalized S-Works Epic Evo, launched at the same time, would likely be a more appro ...

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SPECIALIZED BICYCLES AFRICA STEPS UP TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT BICYCLE RETAILERS AND RIDERS

SPECIALIZED BICYCLES AFRICA STEPS UP TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT BICYCLE RETAILERS AND RIDERS

Amid the chaos and uncertainty unleashed on the economy by COVID-19 Specialized Bicycles Africa has taken significant steps to support their employees, retail partners and custome ...

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4 REASONS WHY SPECIALIZED’S NEW LEVO SL MATTERS

4 REASONS WHY SPECIALIZED’S NEW LEVO SL MATTERS

When Specialized launched its new Levo SL earlier this month, it was everywhere! And for good reason. It wasn’t just another model of eBike being introduced, it was the opening of ...

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