Monday , 10 August 2020

 
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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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 10

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 10

We’re fortunate to have such a variety of mountain bike trails in South Africa. From inner-city mountain bike parks to remote wilderness trails, from free-to-ride trails on public ...

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LET’S RACE AGAIN! THESE MTB EVENTS ARE STILL GOING AHEAD IN 2020

LET’S RACE AGAIN! THESE MTB EVENTS ARE STILL GOING AHEAD IN 2020

Government restrictions in reaction to Covid-19 have seen a number of 2020 mountain bike events being cancelled or postponed. But hey, it’s only July! International cycle racing s ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – THE FIRST FIVE

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – THE FIRST FIVE

With no racing since March and a hard lockdown of five weeks, South African mountain bike trails have become even more important as mountain bikers seek to ease the Covid-19 drama ...

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THE ONE SIMPLE CHANGE THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR RIDING INSTANTLY

THE ONE SIMPLE CHANGE THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR RIDING INSTANTLY

It may seem complicated, but it isn’t really. When riding a mountain bike there are really only a handful of basics you need to learn; and once they become second nature, you will ...

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THE FUTURE OF SA MTB ACCORDING TO ERICA GREEN

THE FUTURE OF SA MTB ACCORDING TO ERICA GREEN

If we were to choose a First Lady of South African mountain biking, it would be foolish to name anyone other than Erica Green. Today she’s a mum, a business owner and a coach, but ...

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THESE SMART CYCLING DEVICES COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

THESE SMART CYCLING DEVICES COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

South Africa is one of the most beautiful countries in which to ride a bicycle. Unfortunately, it can be also one of the most dangerous. Whether you’re a road cyclist or a mountai ...

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NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

Have you ever thought while you were riding your mountain bike with a SRAM Eagle 1x12 drivetrain: “I definitely need an easier gear?” The overwhelming majority of mountain bikers ...

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TACX NEO 2T REVIEW: THE BENCHMARK OF SMART TRAINERS

TACX NEO 2T REVIEW: THE BENCHMARK OF SMART TRAINERS

It was like a perfect storm for the smart trainer market: Lockdown regulations due to Covid-19 forced everyone to say home and then allowed only limited outdoor exercise; and then ...

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THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FEMALE AND MALE MOUNTAIN BIKERS

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FEMALE AND MALE MOUNTAIN BIKERS

I started instructing mountain bike skills clinics in 2010. Having taught over 2500 mountain bikers in that time, around 40% of them women, I have learned that female mountain bik ...

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