Thursday , 14 November 2019

Training

THE VALUE OF SOLID PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL PREPARATION

THE VALUE OF SOLID PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL PREPARATION

His and Hers With just over three weeks remaining until the start of the 2019 FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz, Joanne and Sean Badenhorst of Team TREAD opted for a slightly easier training week to recover from the bigger previous week that culminated in a tw ...

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TEAMWORK FOUNDATION IN PLACE

TEAMWORK FOUNDATION IN PLACE

His and Hers With four weeks remaining until the start of the 2019 FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz, Joanne and Sean Badenhorst of Team TREAD tackled a two-day stage race close to home as their final preparation event. They’re a married couple with full-time ...

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THE RISE AND FALL – OF TEAM TREAD

THE RISE AND FALL – OF TEAM TREAD

His and Hers With seven weeks remaining until the start of the 2019 FNB Wines2Whales Shiraz, Joanne and Sean Badenhorst of Team TREAD faced some fresh challenges! They’re a married couple with full-time work and family commitments. They have been cyc ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN MTB CRASH SURVEY: THE RESULTS

SOUTH AFRICAN MTB CRASH SURVEY: THE RESULTS

Based on bicycle sales stats from a range of retailers, mountain biking in South Africa is continuing to grow in popularity by the month. But one of the greatest challenges mountain bikers face is crashing. Almost every mountain biker has crashed. An ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT: STRAVA–TION, THE ENEMY WITHIN

ROOKIE PROJECT: STRAVA–TION, THE ENEMY WITHIN

A few months back we went undercover and infiltrated the underground networks of Strava Premium. While our operation yielded invaluable intel, we discovered that it didn’t come without a price. By Paulo Conde   There is no doubt that Strava has ...

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IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

IS IMPROVING MTB SKILL THAT IMPORTANT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

How skilled are you really? And how much does it matter in South Africa? We did a recent survey with participants at the 2017 KAP Sani2c and one of the questions asked participants to rate their skill level on scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being Norman Nov ...

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SIX GOOD REASONS TO TRAIN AT CADENCE CYCLING

SIX GOOD REASONS TO TRAIN AT CADENCE CYCLING

Hundreds of road cyclists, mountain bikers and triathletes train at Cadence Cycling studios around South Africa every week. They each do two one-hour sessions per week and reap rapid, often significant improvements in their racing performances. For t ...

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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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WOMEN’S MTB: FIND YOUR COMFORT ZONE

WOMEN’S MTB: FIND YOUR COMFORT ZONE

Mountain biking is probably one of the most fun ways to become fit, lose weight, spend time with your better half or family, and spend time outdoors. It is also a great stress buster! When you’re comfortable, you enjoy your riding and you want to rid ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS, SHOULD YOU GET A COACH?

SOUTH AFRICAN MOUNTAIN BIKERS, SHOULD YOU GET A COACH?

  Races are a big part of the South African mountain bike market. Stage races and marathons/half-marathons dominate an annual calendar that boasts more than 500 mountain bike events. South Africans are naturally competitive, well the males certa ...

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