Monday , 12 April 2021

 
PAARL ALL SET FOR  2021 SA MTB MARATHON CHAMPS 

PAARL ALL SET FOR  2021 SA MTB MARATHON CHAMPS 

After Covid-19 restrictions forced the cancellation of the 2020 South African Mountain Bike Marathon Championships, it’s all system go for the 2021 edition, to be held in Paarl, W ...

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GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

GIRLS GOTTA EAT DIRT

No Lycra, no gloves, no protective padding. Lots of confident, flowy riding, denim shorts and giggles. This six-minute video featuring three riding friends, Avra Saslow, Clare Ham ...

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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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THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

THE SLATELINE WITH GEE ATHERTON

Former Downhill world champion, Gee Atherton, is not afraid of a fresh challenge. After recently conquering the Ridgeline , he turned his focus to a steep, gnarly old slate quarry ...

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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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WHAT IT’S LIKE RIDING SPECIALIZED’S NEW R240000 MOUNTAIN BIKE

WHAT IT’S LIKE RIDING SPECIALIZED’S NEW R240000 MOUNTAIN BIKE

I have test-ridden hundreds of mountain bikes over the past two decades and generally I avoid knowing two things about a bike while test-riding it – the weight and the price. I pr ...

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TESTED: SPECIALIZED EPIC EXPERT

TESTED: SPECIALIZED EPIC EXPERT

It’s won more Absa Cape Epic titles than any other bike. It’s won World Championship, World Cup and Olympic titles and it’s one of the most popular high-performance marathon and X ...

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GAME CHANGER: BIKING IN A BIG FIVE RESERVE

GAME CHANGER: BIKING IN A BIG FIVE RESERVE

By nature, mountain biking is a fairly high-risk sport/activity. But that’s one of the attractions, right? Now, go mountain biking in a Big Five game reserve and no matter how exp ...

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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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THE IDEAL SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKE

THE IDEAL SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKE

If you were to recommend one mountain bike to an average committed South African mountain biker, what would it look like? Full-suspension for comfort and control. High-quality 29- ...

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