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STOKE: THE ART OF BICYCLE MAINTENANCE, PART TWO

STOKE: THE ART OF BICYCLE MAINTENANCE, PART TWO

By Andy Ellis Remember the column in which I exposed myself as a mechanical tit? Probably not. Why would you? It’s not like I’m, ooh, I dunno, Oscar bloody Wilde. So here’s a refresher. At the end of that story I promised a follow-up on how I managed ...

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TOP SA CHEF RIDES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HIS STAFF

TOP SA CHEF RIDES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HIS STAFF

Top South African chef and committed mountain biker, David Higgs, will be doing a 361km ultra-endurance virtual cycle to raise funds for his staff, starting at 15h00 on Friday afternoon, 24 April 2020. David Higgs. Photo credit: ZC Marketing Consulti ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020: #14

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020: #14

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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SPECIALIZED BICYCLES AFRICA STEPS UP TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT BICYCLE RETAILERS AND RIDERS

SPECIALIZED BICYCLES AFRICA STEPS UP TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT BICYCLE RETAILERS AND RIDERS

Amid the chaos and uncertainty unleashed on the economy by COVID-19 Specialized Bicycles Africa has taken significant steps to support their employees, retail partners and customers during this 21 day lockdown period. The steps taken to support Speci ...

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EF PRO RACING’S ABSA CAPE EPIC 2020 VIDEO

EF PRO RACING’S ABSA CAPE EPIC 2020 VIDEO

The trip marked the first time in South Africa for our team, and we’re sure it won’t be the last. From the moment we landed in Cape Town, we felt a warm welcome. Lachlan Morton and Alex Howes spent the first couple of days in South Africa getting rea ...

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DARKFEST LIGHTS UP SOUTH AFRICA

DARKFEST LIGHTS UP SOUTH AFRICA

DarkFEST 2020 had the biggest man-made jumps ever jumped by mountain bikers. You might have seen incredible photos and POV video clips rolling through your Instagram timeline. Truly remarkable feats by fearless men on bikes. That is all happened righ ...

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DARKFEST 2020 THE BIGGEST LINE IN FEST SERIES HISTORY

DARKFEST 2020 THE BIGGEST LINE IN FEST SERIES HISTORY

DarkFEST 2020 is officially in the dust with the event having been one of the biggest and most successful in FEST series history. The world’s best freeride mountain bikers, invited by host and creator Sam Reynolds, took part in a week of next-level r ...

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THE DARK SIDE OF STELLENBOSCH

THE DARK SIDE OF STELLENBOSCH

How lucky are we? The world’s biggest, craziest dirt jump show/competition, DarkFest, happens right in our backyard! For the second year in succession, it’s going to be at Hellsend Dirt Compound at Vuurberg Farm near Stellenbosch on 7 and 8 February! ...

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PYGA INVESTS IN ITS OWN SOUTH AFRICAN FACTORY

PYGA INVESTS IN ITS OWN SOUTH AFRICAN FACTORY

2019 has been a momentous year for PYGA MOUNTAINBIKES as it has seen the realization of a dream to bring manufacturing back home to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. A fitting place to manufacture mountain bikes given its strong ties to both the roots ...

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MOUNTAIN BIKING, WINE AND PHILANTHROPY COMBINE TO COMBAT CANCER

MOUNTAIN BIKING, WINE AND PHILANTHROPY COMBINE TO COMBAT CANCER

Mix the Western Cape’s most sought after 3-day mountain bike stage race with an exceptional wine estate and a charity that activates efficiently and effectively – and you make magic. ILoveBoobies and Cansa screen 60 women at Paul Cluver today; Thursd ...

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