Tuesday , 17 September 2019

THE NEW GT – A LEVEL UP

THE NEW GT – A LEVEL UP

By Sean Badenhorst, Editor Lance Schneider, South Africa’s GT Bicycles brand manager, was bristling with anticipation and enthusiasm when he invited me – over a cup of coffee – to ...

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GRAVITY: TAKE YOUR MARK

GRAVITY: TAKE YOUR MARK

  Mark Hopkins easily has one of the raddest résumés in South African mountain biking – co-founder of Leatt, owner of cSixx and co-founder of Pyga Industries. Passionate and ...

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A BEER WITH: CHERISE STANDER

A BEER WITH: CHERISE STANDER

  After losing her husband and best friend, Burry Stander, on 3 January, Cherise Stander has been on an emotional journey that’s taken her to the loneliest places. Her mounta ...

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DOPING BATTLE INTENSIFIES

DOPING BATTLE INTENSIFIES

The world’s best mountain bike racers competed at the 2013 ABSA Cape Epic. The event is the closest thing mountain biking has to the Tour de France. But is the battle against dopi ...

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STOKE: ASCENT OF THE APE MAN

STOKE: ASCENT OF THE APE MAN

  First light. I kick a corner of the duvet, touch a toe to the wooden floor. My wife groans and rolls to face a wall. She knows what’s coming next – a progressive amplificat ...

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THIS IS  AFRICA

THIS IS AFRICA

  Africa is not for sissies – that much we all know. But this continent of extremes, microcosmically represented by the incredibly diverse landscape, climate and habitat of S ...

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WHY MTB IS THE NEW GOLF: FREEDOM VS FRUSTRATION

WHY MTB IS THE NEW GOLF: FREEDOM VS FRUSTRATION

  There are many, many rules in golf. Not just while playing, but off the course too. And even corporate golf days can’t escape these rules, which are sternly upheld by the c ...

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Soul Provider: Mountain Biking is Our Virtue

Soul Provider: Mountain Biking is Our Virtue

  I went for a ride on one of my local trails today (a Sunday) and was most impressed with the number of new mountain bikers out there. You can spot them a long way away and ...

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