Sunday , 25 October 2020

 
PINKBIKE’S FRIDAY FAILS

PINKBIKE’S FRIDAY FAILS

Pinkbike, the world’s most popular cycling website, publishes a compilation of mountain bike fails every Friday. It’s difficult to watch. Not really. It’s easy to watch because it ...

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YOU DON’T NEED A DROPPER SEATPOST. HERE’S WHY…

YOU DON’T NEED A DROPPER SEATPOST. HERE’S WHY…

First it was tubeless tyres. Then disc brakes. Then 29-inch wheels. Then 2x drivetrains. Then 650B and 650B Plus wheels. Then 1x drivetrains. Then Boost-width hubs. Then slacker g ...

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HOW HARRIS BROKE DREYER’S FREEDOM CHALLENGE RECORD

HOW HARRIS BROKE DREYER’S FREEDOM CHALLENGE RECORD

Alex Harris fought through high temperatures and sleep deprivation to ultimately break the Race Across South Africa (RASA) record when he crossed the finish line in Wellington on ...

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CAN SOUTH AFRICA END 2020 ON A MEDAL HIGH?

CAN SOUTH AFRICA END 2020 ON A MEDAL HIGH?

In 2019, Robyn de Groot became the first South African woman to win a UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships medal when she scooped the bronze in a sprint finish at the en ...

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THIS IS WHY SPORTS EVENTS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN

THIS IS WHY SPORTS EVENTS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN

How do you make the best mountain bike and trail running events in the world even better? You acknowledge that they’re world class and shift your focus to giving your entrants som ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN ‘GRAVEL’ BRAND FINDS GLOBAL TRACTION

SOUTH AFRICAN ‘GRAVEL’ BRAND FINDS GLOBAL TRACTION

Gravel riding has been gaining popularity over the past five years, largely driven by the United States, where gravel racing has caught on in a big way, stimulating a fresh bicycl ...

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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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8 SELF-DEFENCE TIPS FOR FEMALE MOUNTAIN BIKERS

8 SELF-DEFENCE TIPS FOR FEMALE MOUNTAIN BIKERS

We find ourselves in an unfortunate situation in South Africa. The very high unemployment rate has accelerated the incidence of both petty and violent crime. And it’s increased du ...

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SOUTH ISLAND MTB PERFECTION

SOUTH ISLAND MTB PERFECTION

TREK rider Emil Johansson got stuck in New Zealand during the Covid-19 lockdown. Naturally, one of the world’s best Slopestyle riders made the most of this opportunity and teamed ...

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FACE OFF: TREK SUPERCALIBER 9.8 VS TREK TOP FUEL 9.8

FACE OFF: TREK SUPERCALIBER 9.8 VS TREK TOP FUEL 9.8

When TREK launched the Supercaliber last year, we took one look at the specs and the photos and the videos and immediately decided it was made for TREK’s XCO World Cup racing team ...

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