Friday , 22 January 2021

 

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AT THE END OF A DARK YEAR, THIS SHONE THROUGH AT SANI2C

AT THE END OF A DARK YEAR, THIS SHONE THROUGH AT SANI2C

This has been one helluva year! The South African government’s reactions to Covid-19 have been devastating on many levels, affecting the livelihoods - and lives - of millions. Everything is relative and many things are linked. But there has been one ...

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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 battles that he had with his arch rival, John Tomac in the early days of ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 8

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – NUMBER 8

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 land to privately owned mountain biking gems. Since we launched TREAD ...

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MIND THE GAP: JUMPING PART 2 – THE IMPORTANCE OF SPEED

MIND THE GAP: JUMPING PART 2 – THE IMPORTANCE OF SPEED

After having got some elementary stuff under the belt in Part 1, we set about practising what our jump coach, Barry Crouse, had taught us. For me, this was relaxing more and letting the bike come up on the take-off and for Cade it was getting more co ...

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SHAPES IN THE CITY

SHAPES IN THE CITY

We came across this video when we happened across the making of it on RedBull TV. We were simply blown away that a South African laaitie is so incredibly skilled on a bike! Watch BMX Street Rider, Murray Loubser, carve his own interesting shadows at ...

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HIS & HERS PANIC-TRAINING DIARY: THE FEAR

HIS & HERS PANIC-TRAINING DIARY: THE FEAR

Thanks to the South African government’s various lockdown restrictions, Sean and Joanne Badenhorst haven’t done a team stage race together in more than a year. But that’s about to change as they find motivation in fear to do four weeks of panic train ...

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ALL SET FOR A KAP SANI2C WITH A DIFFERENCE

ALL SET FOR A KAP SANI2C WITH A DIFFERENCE

A very different and exciting KAP sani2c is set to take place from 2-5 December 2020 (The Adventure is from 2-4 December, and the Race is 3-5 December), with a smaller field and no longer a Trail version of the event. The elite race will provide the ...

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GET LOST IN THE MOMENT

GET LOST IN THE MOMENT

Yes, we know we published a sick Brandon Semenuk video recently, but it reminded us of that other Semenuk cinematic masterpiece, Get Lost In the Moment. It’s also a piece of art in that it was shot with one take and two bikes. It’s also got a great s ...

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HOW HARRIS BROKE DREYER’S FREEDOM CHALLENGE RECORD

HOW HARRIS BROKE DREYER’S FREEDOM CHALLENGE RECORD

Alex Harris fought through high temperatures and sleep deprivation to ultimately break the Race Across South Africa (RASA) record when he crossed the finish line in Wellington on Wednesday, 21 October. The 49-year-old completed the 2150km challenge, ...

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MOUNTAIN BIKING’S GOLDEN AGE

MOUNTAIN BIKING’S GOLDEN AGE

We’ve seen a number of videos launching new bike models in the recent ‘digital media’ years, some of which are good, some of which are predictable, some of which make us wonder who agreed to pay for this poor production? Usually, sticking to the bike ...

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