Saturday , 18 January 2020

NORTHERN DRAKENSBERG, ALPINE TRAVERSE

NORTHERN DRAKENSBERG, ALPINE TRAVERSE

The Northern Drakensberg is a four-hour drive from Johannesburg. It used to be almost an hour longer, but then a key piece of road, the R74 between Harrismith and Bergville was re ...

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MIA SANTA CRUZ RIPS THE TRAILS IN PHILIPPINES

MIA SANTA CRUZ RIPS THE TRAILS IN PHILIPPINES

We like the sense of adventure from the guys at MIA Santa Cruz with their recent travels to the Philippines. We also liked how some of the terrain looks similar to what we ride he ...

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Rosemary Hill, Pretoria East

Rosemary Hill, Pretoria East

We estimate that 20–25% of South Africa’s mountain bikers live in Pretoria. That’s a big chunk of the market that needs places to ride bikes. For a while, Groenkloof Nature Reserv ...

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TREAD MTB EXPERIENCE AT BOSCHENDAL

TREAD MTB EXPERIENCE AT BOSCHENDAL

28-30 October 2016, Boschendal, Franschhoek TREAD and Boschendal have teamed up to offer an exclusive weekend mountain biking experience. Stay at Boschendal’s luxury cottages with ...

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Is this South Africa’s greatest race?

Is this South Africa’s greatest race?

You’ve probably heard about the Freedom Challenge, the annual non-stop race across South Africa. You’ve probably decided it’s not your thing. But you should probably read this sum ...

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MOUNTAIN BIKING COMES HOME WITH THE GARDEN ROUTE 300

MOUNTAIN BIKING COMES HOME WITH THE GARDEN ROUTE 300

The Garden Route 300 from 26-28 February is a three-day mountain bike stage race in South Africa. So what? There are a few dozen three-day mountain bike stage races in South Afric ...

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16 TRENDS IN 2016

16 TRENDS IN 2016

Money markets, weather, fashion – all roll along in their own dynamic way from day to day. Predictions and forecasts from experts try make sense of where they MIGHT head. Sometime ...

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JOBERG2C TO SHOW UK BEST OF SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKING

JOBERG2C TO SHOW UK BEST OF SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKING

The Old Mutual joBerg2c stage race has teamed up with Game On Sports and Travel to help international mountain bikers discover and “Ride South Africa”. Organisers are preparing to ...

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CELEBRATING AN INTERNATIONAL ICON THROUGH MOUNTAIN BIKING

CELEBRATING AN INTERNATIONAL ICON THROUGH MOUNTAIN BIKING

The 53rd Anniversary of the capture and arrest of the worldwide Icon and late South African former president Nelson Mandela was marked on Wednesday 5 August 2015. Madiba, as he wi ...

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Stage Race Wisdom: BEAT THE HEAT (AND OTHER EXTREME WEATHER)

Stage Race Wisdom: BEAT THE HEAT (AND OTHER EXTREME WEATHER)

While extreme cold is limited in South Africa, stage race mountain bikers will have to deal with cold – and not only in the winter months. Add heat, rain and wind to cold and you ...

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