Monday , 12 April 2021

 

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SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

SA CYCLING SAFETY SURVEY: THE RESULTS

We recently teamed up with Garmin to create the South African Cycling Safety Survey, which we ran digitally for four weeks. A total of 1029 responded to the survey across the spectrum of road cyclists, mountain bikers, triathletes and others. Here ar ...

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WIN THIS DT SWISS F232 ONE FORK WORTH R19500!

WIN THIS DT SWISS F232 ONE FORK WORTH R19500!

Want to improve the performance of your 100mm XC/Marathon bike? Then enter this competition and stand a chance to win the DT Swiss F232 One fork as tested by the TREAD team recently. We tested the fork, had it serviced and repacked into its original ...

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WHY RBC IS SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIERE MTB SUSPENSION SPECIALIST

WHY RBC IS SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIERE MTB SUSPENSION SPECIALIST

Suspension is an integral part of modern mountain bikes. It helps you with control and traction when tackling rough terrain and it delivers comfort over uneven surfaces. Like any moving part, suspension experiences wear and tear and needs attention. ...

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REVIEW: SAFE SEAL TYRE SEALANT

REVIEW: SAFE SEAL TYRE SEALANT

Tubeless technology has undoubtedly made mountain biking even more fun. But only if everything works like it’s meant to. We have done a lot of riding over the summer and besides our own bikes, have been riding test bikes and test tyres. We have used ...

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GARMIN’S NEW POWER PEDALS TO ARRIVE IN SOUTH AFRICA SOON

GARMIN’S NEW POWER PEDALS TO ARRIVE IN SOUTH AFRICA SOON

Garmin today (24 March 2021) launched three new models of power-measuring pedals, named Garmin Rally. Mountain bikers are sure to embrace the XC model, which is compatible with Shimano’s SPD cleats, the most popular mountain bike cleat/pedal system i ...

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THIS DEVICE CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE. TAKE THIS SHORT SURVEY & STAND TO WIN ONE!

THIS DEVICE CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE. TAKE THIS SHORT SURVEY & STAND TO WIN ONE!

Riding on the road can be dangerous. No matter what bicycle you ride, there’s always a risk of being hit by a motor vehicle. Garmin’s Varia radar is a device that warns you of approaching vehicles from behind up to 140m away. We have teamed up with G ...

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THESE ARE SA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE GEAR BRANDS

THESE ARE SA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE GEAR BRANDS

In the final of our four part reveal of the results of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we examine gear choices. A total of 3128 took our 50-question survey in December 2020. Our 2019 SA MTB Race Survey, also presen ...

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TESTED: WAHOO KICKR 5 (WITH CLIMB)

TESTED: WAHOO KICKR 5 (WITH CLIMB)

Wahoo recently updated its flagship smart trainer, the Kickr, known as the Kickr 5. Our team spent a few weeks putting it through its paces and also added the Kickr Climb to the set-up. Here’s what we experienced. Wahoo is the most popular home train ...

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THE GPS BRANDS THAT SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS FAVOUR

THE GPS BRANDS THAT SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS FAVOUR

In Part 3 of our four-part reveal of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we look at the performance segment of the survey. The 13 questions were designed to find out more about how mountain bikers measure their trainin ...

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THESE ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE BRANDS

THESE ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST POPULAR MOUNTAIN BIKE BRANDS

In Part 2 of our four-part reveal of the 2020 South African Mountain Biking Survey, presented by Garmin, we focus on the bikes. A total of 3128 took our 50-question survey in December 2020. Our 2019 SA MTB Race Survey, also presented by Garmin, was m ...

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