Sunday , 31 May 2020

 
LOCKDOWN LEVEL 3: WHERE YOU CAN RIDE YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE

LOCKDOWN LEVEL 3: WHERE YOU CAN RIDE YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE

After just over two months of government enforced lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, South African mountain bikers will once again be able to ride with the level of freedom th ...

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WHO THE HELL IS TOMMY G?

WHO THE HELL IS TOMMY G?

WHO THE HELL IS TOMMY G? Have you heard of Tommy G? Most likely not. But after watching this video, you’ll know exactly who Tommy G is and what he can do on a mountain bike (who e ...

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HOW THE STRAVA CHANGES WILL AFFECT SOUTH AFRICANS

HOW THE STRAVA CHANGES WILL AFFECT SOUTH AFRICANS

Strava, the world’s largest endurance sport performance tracking app announced some big changes this past week. Second only to the Coronavirus pandemic in its effect on mountain b ...

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OVERCOMING MY ZWIFT OBSESSION

OVERCOMING MY ZWIFT OBSESSION

Today was the day I decided to end my latest obsession. It’s Day 50 of the South African Coronavirus Lockdown and I have spent the past 49 days making sure I did at least one trai ...

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STOKE: THE ART OF BICYCLE MAINTENANCE, PART TWO

STOKE: THE ART OF BICYCLE MAINTENANCE, PART TWO

By Andy Ellis Remember the column in which I exposed myself as a mechanical tit? Probably not. Why would you? It’s not like I’m, ooh, I dunno, Oscar bloody Wilde. So here’s a refr ...

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WHY SANI2C CAN’T BE CANCELLED

WHY SANI2C CAN’T BE CANCELLED

Many major cycling events have been cancelled due to the government lockdown and social distancing restrictions that came into effect from mid-March. Not ideal, but understandable ...

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HOME CYCLING TRAINING: ARE YOU MAKING THIS MISTAKE?

HOME CYCLING TRAINING: ARE YOU MAKING THIS MISTAKE?

Nobody’s enjoying this lockdown, but we understand the importance of it. Thousands of cyclists, triathletes and mountain bikers have had to create a new routine on an indoor/home/ ...

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TOP SA CHEF RIDES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HIS STAFF

TOP SA CHEF RIDES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HIS STAFF

Top South African chef and committed mountain biker, David Higgs, will be doing a 361km ultra-endurance virtual cycle to raise funds for his staff, starting at 15h00 on Friday aft ...

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THE LUKE MOIR LOCKDOWN REGIME

THE LUKE MOIR LOCKDOWN REGIME

With a fifth place at the 2019 Junior Men’s XCO World Champs and the UCI No.1 ranking at the start of 2020, his final year as a Junior, Luke Moir is in lockdown, but his ambition ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020: #14

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020: #14

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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