Monday , 12 April 2021

 
SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

We recently teamed up with Garmin to create the South African Cycling Safety Survey, which we ran digitally for four weeks. A total of 1029 responded to the survey across the spec ...

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IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

IS GRAVEL ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE?

Unlike 29ers and eBikes, which I have thoroughly embraced, I have always had a negative attitude towards gravel bikes. It was exacerbated by gravel bike developments that mimicked ...

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VAL DE VIE MTB EXPEDITION: THE CLASSY NEW STAGE RACE

VAL DE VIE MTB EXPEDITION: THE CLASSY NEW STAGE RACE

South African mountain bikers can look forward to an exciting new three-day stage race in May 2021 on a route that incorporates some of the country’s finest mountain bike trails. ...

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MIND THE GAP – PART 4: THE DRESS REHEARSAL

MIND THE GAP – PART 4: THE DRESS REHEARSAL

Since the actual goal is for Cade to clear the big road gap at the end of the Grootfontein Flowline, we headed there to meet Barry Crouse, the guy that’s offered to help Cade (and ...

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KATE COURTNEY’S BACK YARD

KATE COURTNEY’S BACK YARD

With a cross-country World Championship and overall World Cup already in the bag, Kate Courtney is on the fast track to becoming one of the sport's greats. With very little racing ...

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LIVING HER BEST LIFE: FIONA SMITH WILLIAMS

LIVING HER BEST LIFE: FIONA SMITH WILLIAMS

Freedom, friendship, fun and fitness. Just some of the reasons women ride mountain bikes. Durban-based Fiona Smith Williams is a mountain bike skills coach who also helps women ov ...

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM TEAM

THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM TEAM

Three young gravity racers from the Western Cape, Theo Erlangsen, Niko Velasco and Ike Klaassen make up the South African Commencal Team for 2021. They’re planning to race locally ...

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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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