Tuesday , 1 December 2020

 
ONLY ONE BOTTLE CAGE: IS THIS STILL A DEAL BREAKER?

ONLY ONE BOTTLE CAGE: IS THIS STILL A DEAL BREAKER?

In South Africa, where endurance mountain biking still dominates the market, two bottle cages inside the bike’s frame has become a critical feature for many. Some bike brands offe ...

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IS THIS THE BEST CYCLING COMPANY TO WORK FOR?

IS THIS THE BEST CYCLING COMPANY TO WORK FOR?

Leading cycling clothing brand, Ciovita, recently introduced a Ciovita Culture Credits programme for its staff. It’s a programme that encourages them to ride their bikes and help ...

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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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DO YOU LOVE BOOBIES TOO?

DO YOU LOVE BOOBIES TOO?

You can sugar coat names to make people feel more comfortable; or you can cut to the chase and call it what it is. Breast cancer robs us of mothers, sisters, daughters, wives and ...

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THE ONE SHIFTING MISTAKE MOST MOUNTAIN BIKERS STILL MAKE

THE ONE SHIFTING MISTAKE MOST MOUNTAIN BIKERS STILL MAKE

One of the main reasons mountain bikers struggle to maintain a good rhythm during a ride or race is that they find themselves in the wrong gear at a crucial moment and coming back ...

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THE LOWDOWN ON SRAM’S DRIVETRAINS

THE LOWDOWN ON SRAM’S DRIVETRAINS

If it wasn’t for SRAM, we’d probably be holding cross-shifting support groups by now. SRAM revolutionised the mountain bike drivetrain and we’ll be forever grateful. Now offering ...

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NEVER HESITATE! THE NEW CANNONDALE SCALPEL CHANGES RIDER BEHAVIOUR

NEVER HESITATE! THE NEW CANNONDALE SCALPEL CHANGES RIDER BEHAVIOUR

The quest to develop the 2021 Scalpel began almost three years ago, says Scott Vogelmann, Senior Product Manager at Cannondale. “We already had a great bike and we knew we didn’t ...

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REVIEWED: POLAR GRIT X MULTISPORT SMART WATCH

REVIEWED: POLAR GRIT X MULTISPORT SMART WATCH

Polar has never really been a top-of-mind brand for mountain bikers. But the Grit X, a robust GPS smart watch, launched a few months ago, is helping the Finnish brand gain tractio ...

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WHY PRETORIA IS SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW MTB HOT SPOT

WHY PRETORIA IS SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW MTB HOT SPOT

You probably read that headline twice and then shook your head. With world-class mountain biking gold venues like Karkloof, Mankele, Stellenbosch, Grabouw and Cape Town, the last ...

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REVIEWED: ROCKIT SMART TRAINER ENHANCER

REVIEWED: ROCKIT SMART TRAINER ENHANCER

If you’ve ridden a smart trainer with some level of consistency, you’ll know that it’s a different kind of ride to that which you experience outdoors. Virtual you, riding in a vir ...

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