Friday , 20 September 2019

RECOVERY: EAT THIS AND THIS ….

RECOVERY: EAT THIS AND THIS ….

  We all spend hours on our bikes training in order to improve our performance. Whether you are training for your first ultra-marathon, a personal best in a specific race, or ...

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RACE OR RIDE? WE DECIDE

RACE OR RIDE? WE DECIDE

  A flower sprouted from the basin of rich South African earth that used to be the bottom of my cycling shoe, as I carved into the mud, hunting my cleat. I’d already been cle ...

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BERGAMONT THREESOME SL7.3

BERGAMONT THREESOME SL7.3

  Bergamont is a German brand that’s quite new to South Africa and seems to be making an impact in the mid-price range category. We weren’t sure what to expect when the Three ...

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PIVOT MACH 429 CARBON

PIVOT MACH 429 CARBON

  We thoroughly enjoyed riding the Pivot Mach 429 aluminium version a year ago, so got quite excited when the carbon version arrived. - Photos: Dino Lloyd   THE BIKE Neo ...

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Gear: BIRZMAN TINY TANKER FLOOR PUMP

Gear: BIRZMAN TINY TANKER FLOOR PUMP

  Birzman is one of those brands that seems to be an enigma in South Africa, yet the Taiwanese-based company produces a surprisingly large range of mountain bike products and ...

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Gear: WTB WOLVERINE AND WTB BEE LINE

Gear: WTB WOLVERINE AND WTB BEE LINE

  WTB Wolverine 650B 2.2 AM TCS Recommended by WTB for use for on trail, all-mountain and cross-country, the Wolverine is clearly positioned as an allrounder. The AM TCS vers ...

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GEAR: BELL SUPER HELMET

GEAR: BELL SUPER HELMET

  Enduro racing is still quite small in South Africa, but it’s expected to grow quite fast because it’s got a fairly low barrier to entry and blends fun, fitness and skill wi ...

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GHOST AMR 2955 (2013)

GHOST AMR 2955 (2013)

  We’ve reviewed a few Ghosts over the years and, looking back at those reviews, have to say that we were always suitably impressed. But those were 26-inch dual suss bikes an ...

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SCHWINN ROCKET 1 650B

SCHWINN ROCKET 1 650B

  The last Schwinn that arrived for TREAD testing went back without a word being written. It was a very entry-level model that gave us too many first-ride concerns to warrant ...

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TRAINING: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR RECOVERY

TRAINING: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR RECOVERY

  We focus a lot of our time and attention on riding and improving our endurance, power and skills, but one key element of improvement is recovery. It’s not exciting, nor is ...

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