Monday , 27 January 2020

SAVANAH ORIGIN OF TRAILS PROUD SUPPORT OF THE STELLENBOSCH TRAIL FUND

SAVANAH ORIGIN OF TRAILS PROUD SUPPORT OF THE STELLENBOSCH TRAIL FUND

The organizers of Stellenbosch’s “MTB Party of the year”, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience that will take place at the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 30 November ...

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TREK GOES BIG WITH PLUS

TREK GOES BIG WITH PLUS

In 2015 TREAD rode Plus-sized tyre bikes overseas for the first time and, based on our collective experience, decided that Plus size isn’t a bicycle industry sales-booster gimmick ...

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A (BRIEF) STROKE OF GENIUS: RIDING ANDREW NEETHLING’S PERSONAL BIKE

A (BRIEF) STROKE OF GENIUS: RIDING ANDREW NEETHLING’S PERSONAL BIKE

It’s not often you get to ride a pro bike racer’s personal bike, so I didn’t hesitate to offer to ride Andrew Neethling’s personal Genius 700 Tuned from Bloemendal to the Protea H ...

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SCOTT GENIUS 2018: THE INEVITABLE SURPRISE

SCOTT GENIUS 2018: THE INEVITABLE SURPRISE

It was inevitable that SCOTT would relaunch its Genius after radically redesigning its Spark last year. The industry-wide incorporation of Boost width in wheels has given new poss ...

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SCOTT’S 2018 PLANS FOR SOUTH AFRICA

SCOTT’S 2018 PLANS FOR SOUTH AFRICA

The 2018 model year SCOTT launch, South African edition, was held in Durbanville, near Cape Town from 1-3 September. During those three days, SCOTT Sports Africa engaged with medi ...

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IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

How skilled are you really? And how much does it matter in South Africa? We did a recent survey with participants at the 2017 KAP Sani2c and one of the questions asked participant ...

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THE TWO TREK BIKES THAT WE JUST HAD TO RIDE

THE TWO TREK BIKES THAT WE JUST HAD TO RIDE

On August 2 and 3, Trek Bikes South Africa held it’s 2018 launch at the Avianto sports complex at Muldersdrift, just north of Joburg. Dubbed as ‘#MyTrek18’ the launch showcased a ...

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WELL-KNOWN MOUNTAIN BIKER KILLED WHILE TRAINING

WELL-KNOWN MOUNTAIN BIKER KILLED WHILE TRAINING

Well-known South African mountain biker, Greg Anderson, was killed in a hit and run on Sunday, 16 July, while training in Mpumalanga. Anderson (57) finished second with teammate D ...

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MTB SKILLS: THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN

MTB SKILLS: THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN

  As much as we like to see improvements in gender equality in mountain biking in South Africa, there remain differences between males and females that are simply unlikely to ...

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