Thursday , 13 August 2020

 
GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

You don’t spend months training for the Absa Cape Epic only to arrive at the start of the world’s most prestigious mountain bike stage race with inferior gear. Although the 2020 e ...

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PURSUIT CHALLENGE: A STORY OF SURVIVAL – AND REVIVAL

PURSUIT CHALLENGE: A STORY OF SURVIVAL – AND REVIVAL

“Do you know all my passwords?” asked my wife, Joanne, after just less than an hour had passed during the 84km Pursuit Challenge at Buffelsdrift on Tuesday. “If I die on this ride ...

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SEBASTIAN FLYNN – THE LITTLE GUY THAT JUMPS BIG

SEBASTIAN FLYNN – THE LITTLE GUY THAT JUMPS BIG

There aren’t many South African seven-year-olds clearing big gap jumps and landing huge drop-offs. Sebastian Flynn, a Grade 2 learner at SACS Junior in Cape Town is one of them. T ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 10

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 10

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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LET’S RACE AGAIN! THESE MTB EVENTS ARE STILL GOING AHEAD IN 2020

LET’S RACE AGAIN! THESE MTB EVENTS ARE STILL GOING AHEAD IN 2020

Government restrictions in reaction to Covid-19 have seen a number of 2020 mountain bike events being cancelled or postponed. But hey, it’s only July! International cycle racing s ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – THE FIRST FIVE

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – THE FIRST FIVE

With no racing since March and a hard lockdown of five weeks, South African mountain bike trails have become even more important as mountain bikers seek to ease the Covid-19 drama ...

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THE FUTURE OF SA MTB ACCORDING TO ERICA GREEN

THE FUTURE OF SA MTB ACCORDING TO ERICA GREEN

If we were to choose a First Lady of South African mountain biking, it would be foolish to name anyone other than Erica Green. Today she’s a mum, a business owner and a coach, but ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 11

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 11

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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EVEN DANNY HAS HIS SHARE OF FAILS

EVEN DANNY HAS HIS SHARE OF FAILS

Danny MacAskill’s videos get millions of views because they’re engaging. The likeable Scotsman is a bike-riding genius. But not every trick you see in his videos just happens in s ...

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JOBURG TEEN CONQUERS THE BACKFLIP!

JOBURG TEEN CONQUERS THE BACKFLIP!

Dirt jumping is a sub-category of mountain biking that most love to watch, but few can ever hope to do. Dirt jumping is gradually growing in South Africa and, predictably, it’s th ...

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