Sunday , 29 November 2020

 

Training

THE ONE SIMPLE CHANGE THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR RIDING INSTANTLY

THE ONE SIMPLE CHANGE THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR RIDING INSTANTLY

It may seem complicated, but it isn’t really. When riding a mountain bike there are really only a handful of basics you need to learn; and once they become second nature, you will not only feel more confident while riding, but will also be able to go ...

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HOW THE STRAVA CHANGES WILL AFFECT SOUTH AFRICANS

HOW THE STRAVA CHANGES WILL AFFECT SOUTH AFRICANS

Strava, the world’s largest endurance sport performance tracking app announced some big changes this past week. Second only to the Coronavirus pandemic in its effect on mountain bikers and road cyclists, the Strava changes have evoked passionate, pol ...

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OVERCOMING MY ZWIFT OBSESSION

OVERCOMING MY ZWIFT OBSESSION

Today was the day I decided to end my latest obsession. It’s Day 50 of the South African Coronavirus Lockdown and I have spent the past 49 days making sure I did at least one training session a day on my Tacx smart trainer in the virtual performance ...

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HOME CYCLING TRAINING: ARE YOU MAKING THIS MISTAKE?

HOME CYCLING TRAINING: ARE YOU MAKING THIS MISTAKE?

Nobody’s enjoying this lockdown, but we understand the importance of it. Thousands of cyclists, triathletes and mountain bikers have had to create a new routine on an indoor/home/smart trainer in order to maintain – or gain – cycling fitness. For man ...

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TACX ENJOYS SUCCESSFUL SOUTH AFRICAN RELAUNCH

TACX ENJOYS SUCCESSFUL SOUTH AFRICAN RELAUNCH

With South Africa currently in the middle of a 21-day government-enforced lockdown, home trainers have become the only way to train – for those that have them; and a significantly envied piece of hardware – for those that don’t. Garmin South Africa m ...

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ZWIFT PARTNERS WITH THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

ZWIFT PARTNERS WITH THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

The Absa Cape Epic is proud to announce a renewed partnership with the world’s largest multiplayer online training and racing platform, Zwift, that builds on the successful relationship that was developed in 2019. Historically, Zwift may have been pe ...

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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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