Friday , 26 February 2021

 
A LINE IN THE SAND

A LINE IN THE SAND

World Cup XCO Racer, Emily Batty, found a new goal to aim for during a year when Covid-19 lockdowns forced the cancellation of most races. She completed a 1000km ride across Icela ...

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FROM FRESH PRINCE TO NOBLE KING – GREG MINNAAR REFLECTS ON HIS ROOTS

FROM FRESH PRINCE TO NOBLE KING – GREG MINNAAR REFLECTS ON HIS ROOTS

With 22 World Cup wins, 81 World Cup podiums, three World Cup Series wins and three World Championship wins, South Africa’s Greg Minnaar is the undoubted king of downhill racing. ...

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HIS & HERS PANIC-TRAINING DIARY: THE FEAR

HIS & HERS PANIC-TRAINING DIARY: THE FEAR

Thanks to the South African government’s various lockdown restrictions, Sean and Joanne Badenhorst haven’t done a team stage race together in more than a year. But that’s about to ...

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ALL SET FOR A KAP SANI2C WITH A DIFFERENCE

ALL SET FOR A KAP SANI2C WITH A DIFFERENCE

A very different and exciting KAP sani2c is set to take place from 2-5 December 2020 (The Adventure is from 2-4 December, and the Race is 3-5 December), with a smaller field and n ...

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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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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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JUST WHEN YOU THINK YOU’VE SEEN IT ALL…

JUST WHEN YOU THINK YOU’VE SEEN IT ALL…

In less than two minutes, Brandon Semenuk , winner of the 2019 Redbull Rampage, will blow your mind with a series of tricks performed at an abandoned mine to the simple soundtrack ...

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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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DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

The Swiss Epic is must be the most scenic mountain bike stage race in the world. The 2020 edition defied the Covid-19 effect on sports events and recently took place under require ...

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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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