Monday , 12 April 2021

 
KATE COURTNEY’S BACK YARD

KATE COURTNEY’S BACK YARD

With a cross-country World Championship and overall World Cup already in the bag, Kate Courtney is on the fast track to becoming one of the sport's greats. With very little racing ...

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RACING IS BACK! HERE’S A LIST OF EVENTS TO ENTER

RACING IS BACK! HERE’S A LIST OF EVENTS TO ENTER

Finally! Mountain bike racing can resume, albeit in a restricted format, following the shift in South Africa’s Covid-19 restrictions back down to Level 1 from 1 March 2021. Here’s ...

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SPECIALIZED TYRES – WHY THEY’RE SUCH A GOOD OPTION

SPECIALIZED TYRES – WHY THEY’RE SUCH A GOOD OPTION

When you’re thinking of buying new tyres for your mountain bike, which three brands do you immediately think of? If you’re not a Specialized bicycle owner, you probably didn’t lis ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 4

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 4

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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INTERNATIONAL TEAM SAYS ‘YES’ TO SOUTH AFRICA’S HILL

INTERNATIONAL TEAM SAYS ‘YES’ TO SOUTH AFRICA’S HILL

While 2020 was a year most professional bike racers would rather forget, it became the year when Sarah Hill’s international ambitions took a turn for the better. It was confirmed ...

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OVEREND VS TOMAC

OVEREND VS TOMAC

This video is five years old now, but we love how mountain bike racing pioneer and the first ever cross-country world champion, Ned Overend, describes his old race bike and the ba ...

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STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP FOR DELAYED SA XCO CHAMPS

STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP FOR DELAYED SA XCO CHAMPS

A significantly delayed South African XCO Champs, sponsored by Computer Mania, has attracted a star-studded field, which will do battle on the steep slopes at Coetzenberg, Stellen ...

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YOU DON’T NEED A DROPPER SEATPOST. HERE’S WHY…

YOU DON’T NEED A DROPPER SEATPOST. HERE’S WHY…

First it was tubeless tyres. Then disc brakes. Then 29-inch wheels. Then 2x drivetrains. Then 650B and 650B Plus wheels. Then 1x drivetrains. Then Boost-width hubs. Then slacker g ...

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HATHERLY JOINS THE WORLD CHAMPS MEDAL HUNT

HATHERLY JOINS THE WORLD CHAMPS MEDAL HUNT

It’s been eight years since South Africa won an Elite Men’s XCO World Championship medal, but two strong rides at Nove Mesto last week have put South Africa’s Alan Hatherly in wit ...

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WHO SAID RACING IS ONLY FOR WEEKENDS?

WHO SAID RACING IS ONLY FOR WEEKENDS?

The 2020 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season has been all but crushed by the Covid-19 pandemic and its resultant lockdowns and restrictions. But humans are resilient, smart and ada ...

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