Friday , 20 September 2019

SANCTIFY YOURSELF

SANCTIFY YOURSELF

There’s a place that all mountain bikers find themselves. It’s a place where they feel properly challenged; but also a place where they find rhythm and flow. It’s a place where th ...

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THE MUNGA 2016 – THE TOUGH GET GOING

THE MUNGA 2016 – THE TOUGH GET GOING

The Munga starts today. For those that don’t know what The Munga is, it’s a bicycle race that has a small field with big ambition. They will race as non-stop as they can over more ...

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CAPE EPIC 2016 – FINALLY, A PROPER MTB ROUTE

CAPE EPIC 2016 – FINALLY, A PROPER MTB ROUTE

There was a fairly high percentage of teams that did not finish the 2016 Absa Cape Epic and the difficulty of the route seemed to be the most popular reason/excuse. We include the ...

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HAKAHANA CHAMPS SERVES UP AN ENDURO FEAST

HAKAHANA CHAMPS SERVES UP AN ENDURO FEAST

While 5 000 riders tackled the annual Telkom 947 Mountain Bike Challenge 25km and 55km races in Johannesburg this past weekend, a small group of 85 mountain bikers opted to head n ...

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WINES2WHALES FROM A FIRST-TIMER OLD-TIMER

WINES2WHALES FROM A FIRST-TIMER OLD-TIMER

With very short notice, internationally acclaimed South African mountain bike photographer, Gary Perkin, found himself riding the FNB Wines2Whales three-day stage race for the fir ...

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HOW TO FIND MOUNTAIN BIKE SADDLE COMFORT

HOW TO FIND MOUNTAIN BIKE SADDLE COMFORT

No two mountain bikers have exactly the same physiology. We may be similar, but our skeletal structure, body weight, flexibility, quad size, butt size, arm length, torso shape, ri ...

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SOUL PROVIDER: CHANGE IS GOOD.

SOUL PROVIDER: CHANGE IS GOOD.

When I started mountain biking back in 1990, the bikes were very basic. Suspension forks were rare and simple, clipless pedals were just launching, there was never a thought of tu ...

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5 REASONS THE TELKOM 947 MTB CHALLENGE MATTERS

5 REASONS THE TELKOM 947 MTB CHALLENGE MATTERS

Once mountain biking started to overtake road cycling in popularity in South Africa, every major road cycling event felt the need to make the most of this and add a mountain bike ...

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GT HELION 9R CARBON EXPERT

GT HELION 9R CARBON EXPERT

It’s been a while since we rode a GT full-sus 29er. Why? Well, when GT went through a rethink of it’s objectives in 2012/2013, it decided that it wanted to focus it’s full-sus att ...

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FNB WINES2WHALES MTB RIDE, PERSPECTIVES FROM THE BIKE

FNB WINES2WHALES MTB RIDE, PERSPECTIVES FROM THE BIKE

Known by many for his photographic work and iconic images, Gary Perkin is also an experienced rider who loves to ride just as much. Which isn't as often as he'd like given the dem ...

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