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TESTED: BLS EXCLUSIVE VELORACING BAG

TESTED: BLS EXCLUSIVE VELORACING BAG

After we tested the BLS VeloRacing Bag and waxed lyrical about it’s modular design and organisational ability, BLS sent us their ‘exclusive’ version for us to test. What’s in a name we thought, time to unpack the features that make the exclusive vers ...

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TESTED: BONTRAGER XR TYRES

TESTED: BONTRAGER XR TYRES

When you think of tyres, Bontrager probably isn’t top of your mind. When TREK South Africa sent us three sets of Bontrager tyres, we didn’t rush to fit them to our test bikes. XR1, XR2 and XR3 were the models, all the new generation Bontrager tyres, ...

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INDUSTRY: BONTRAGER’S HOT GEAR

INDUSTRY: BONTRAGER’S HOT GEAR

COOL JUST GOT AERO Expect to see an increasing number of the Bontrager Velocis MIPS lids on the heads of committed South African marathon and stage racers over the coming months… Although developed primarily for road cycling, in conjunction with the ...

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INDUSTRY: THE SA MOUNTAIN BIKER’S ROAD-TRIP GUIDE

INDUSTRY: THE SA MOUNTAIN BIKER’S ROAD-TRIP GUIDE

Road trips with mountain bikes are the best kind of road trips. There’s always a great sense of anticipation of riding a new trail in a different part of your province, or even in another part of the country. Here are six steps to making a mountain b ...

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TESTED: BONTRAGER RALLY MIPS HELMET

TESTED: BONTRAGER RALLY MIPS HELMET

There are so many helmet brands and models available these days. The quality is generally very high in terms of modern lids meeting required international safety standards and the real key areas that differentiate helmets now are comfort, style, colo ...

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HOW SAFE IS YOUR HELMET?

HOW SAFE IS YOUR HELMET?

Nobody rides a mountain bike without a helmet. It’s just not sensible, nor is it safe. But how safe is your helmet really? Is it past it’s protect-by date? Are you really protecting your head or are you just strapping on a piece of gear that’s giving ...

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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 range of Trek bikes for test-riding on a 5.5km test loop in the Avianto ...

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KAP SANI2C RIDERS STATS – THE 2017 REVEAL

KAP SANI2C RIDERS STATS – THE 2017 REVEAL

If you haven’t yet done the annual Sani2c, you at least know someone that’s done it. In terms of participant numbers (over 4000), it’s the world’s biggest mountain bike stage race. We wanted to know more about the riders at the 2017 edition, so we cr ...

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TESTED: BONTRAGER FLARE R / ION R LIGHTS

TESTED: BONTRAGER FLARE R / ION R LIGHTS

Lights are an important safety feature, not just to see but to be seen. Sadly the ‘be seen’ part is something that’s becoming more important in today’s world with inattentive and/or careless drivers. The reality is that as much as we like to imagine ...

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STRAVA PREMIUM – IS IT WORTH THE MONEY?

STRAVA PREMIUM – IS IT WORTH THE MONEY?

Everyone loves the prestige that comes with being a VIP. Think of the exclusivity of the blue tick on Twitter, or special access to the reserved lounges at airports. When it comes to the Strava community this is no different. Actually, it’s probably ...

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