Thursday , 5 December 2019

Gear

CRANKCHAOS 2019: WE CAME, WE SAW, WE CRANKED!

CRANKCHAOS 2019: WE CAME, WE SAW, WE CRANKED!

On the 31st of October, CrankChaos riders and spectators from across Southern Africa descended on the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. The incomparable views you get when riding the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho. Photo Credit - Dom Barnardt CrankChaos is a ...

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STAN’S TAKES PUNCTURE REPAIR TO THE NEXT LEVEL

STAN’S TAKES PUNCTURE REPAIR TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Stan’s NoTubes is proud to introduce the DART, an entirely new and better way to repair tubeless tyre punctures and slices that are 5mm or larger. Although Stan's Sealant alone handles most punctures, the DART makes the toughest tubeless tyre repairs ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

Not only does the Absa Cape Epic test riders to their physical, mental and emotional limits, it’s also considered one of the most extreme tests of bicycles and gear. The mostly hot, dry conditions, rugged terrain and varying strains of sand and dust ...

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TAKE OUR SURVEY AND STAND TO WIN ONE OF TWO GARMIN EDGE 530 GPS UNITS!

TAKE OUR SURVEY AND STAND TO WIN ONE OF TWO GARMIN EDGE 530 GPS UNITS!

Every time we ride our bikes, we’re travelling. Physically and emotionally, every ride removes us from our daily grind. Like a mini-holiday. But of course the real bonus is when we get to take our bicycles away to ride them somewhere else for a few d ...

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NEW SHIMANO DEORE XT & SLX GROUPSETS BRING 12-SPEED FEATURES TO MOUNTAIN BIKERS

NEW SHIMANO DEORE XT & SLX GROUPSETS BRING 12-SPEED FEATURES TO MOUNTAIN BIKERS

Building on the experiences of the world’s best mountain bike racers, Shimano has brought its race-winning technology to competitive and enthusiastic mountain bike riders. The new DEORE XT M8100 series, the latest iteration of the original MTB groups ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 KAP SANI2C – ALL THE STATS

What kind of gear is being used at the KAP Sani2c? With over 4000 participants, it’s one of the most significant South African mountain bike events. Having done our first TREAD Sani2c survey in 2017, we also have stats to compare to. Which are the mo ...

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SRAM TIGHTENS ITS DRIVETRAIN GRIP

SRAM TIGHTENS ITS DRIVETRAIN GRIP

As if its increasing dominance in the performance mountain bike market wasn’t enough, SRAM has released NX Eagle. The fourth model in SRAM’s revolutionary 1x12 drivetrain is set to see the brand extend its influence into the significant, mid-range ma ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is an eight-day race that challenges the rider completely – mentally, emotionally and physically. It’s also a test of ‘teammateship’, where empathy and support are required. And significantly, it’s also a test of bicycles and gear. ...

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NEW XTR M9100 SERIES BRINGS THE MOST VERSATILE GROUPSET FOR XC, ENDURO & MARATHON RACERS

NEW XTR M9100 SERIES BRINGS THE MOST VERSATILE GROUPSET FOR XC, ENDURO & MARATHON RACERS

If there’s one thing certain in life it’s that the MTB world continues to push boundaries. Mountain bike racing develops year on year with courses becoming more demanding and bikes becoming more capable. Whether riders need the lightest set up, the m ...

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2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is a race, not a ride. It’s eight days of pressure, not pleasure. It’s not a point-to-point event, but it is a journey – of discovery. Every single participant at the 2018 Cape Epic, whether he/she finished or not, discovered somet ...

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