Sunday , 19 September 2021

 

TREAD Stage Races

IF YOU RIDE ONLY ONE STAGE RACE THIS YEAR

IF YOU RIDE ONLY ONE STAGE RACE THIS YEAR

The U is not a race. It’s an experience… Now in its fifth year, the three-day event (which takes place from 24 - 26 September) combines the finest handcrafted routes of the hallowed private Piket-Bo-Berg trail network. The riding is so sublime, that ...

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SANI2C REVIVES THE 250KM NON-STOP EDITION

SANI2C REVIVES THE 250KM NON-STOP EDITION

The world has been facing a virus-shaped curve ball for the past 18 months, but the world-class organisation, legendary route and unmatched vibe of sani2 have not only endured through the past 18 months, but have been inspired to add more!  Fifteen y ...

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SIX MARATHON BIKES TESTED

SIX MARATHON BIKES TESTED

The bikes we have tested in the past nine months have been aimed at the South African marathon/stage-race market. They're all lightweight full-suspension 29ers, but all with different characters. Here’s a summary of those bikes from Specialized, Yeti ...

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GREG MINNAAR: UNFINISHED BUSINESS

GREG MINNAAR: UNFINISHED BUSINESS

He turns 40 in November. He's the most successful male downhill racer of all time. He's about to start his 22nd season as a pro. He's won 22 World Cups, finished on 81 World Cup podiums, won three World Cup Series titles and three World Championships ...

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SOUTH AFRICA – GET YOUR RACE FACE ON!

SOUTH AFRICA – GET YOUR RACE FACE ON!

Ready to feel fast again? There’s no better way than to enter a mountain bike race! Sure, sometimes you don’t feel as fast as you may want, but the thrill of competing against others - and training for a goal - is essential to physical progression an ...

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VAL DE VIE OFFERS  WELL-CRAFTED NEW 3-STAGE RACE

VAL DE VIE OFFERS WELL-CRAFTED NEW 3-STAGE RACE

After heavy rain forced the postponement of the inaugural Val de Vie MTB Expedition on 14-16 May, the new date has been finalised by organisers to 24-26 September 2021. Mountain bikers can look forward to an exceptionally well crafted 3-day stage rac ...

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HOW TO TRANSPORT MULTIPLE FULL-SUS BIKES WITH THULE

HOW TO TRANSPORT MULTIPLE FULL-SUS BIKES WITH THULE

One mountain bike is usually a cinch to transport on any Thule rack. But as soon as you start travelling with more than one bike, that’s when your challenges can begin. They’re not major challenges, but they can be a little frustrating if you’re new ...

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MOUNTAIN BIKERS GET MARRIED AT SANI2C

MOUNTAIN BIKERS GET MARRIED AT SANI2C

Marinda Bootsma and Attie Tiley tied the knot on Saturday after completing the three-day 2021 KAP sani2c Adventure. Restonic SA, a proudly South African bedding business that has been supporting the KAP sani2c event for more than six years, sponsored ...

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FIERCE FINAL-STAGE FLURRY CROWNS KAP SANI2C CHAMPS

FIERCE FINAL-STAGE FLURRY CROWNS KAP SANI2C CHAMPS

A fierce final-stage flurry over 86km from Jolivet to Scottburgh saw new faces top the stage podium and the 2021 overall champions crowned on Day 2 of the 2021 KAP sani2c on Sunday 15 May. A bunch sprint in the men’s race finish saw PYGA Euro Steel’s ...

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BEUKES HEYNS EXTEND KAP SANI2C LEAD

BEUKES HEYNS EXTEND KAP SANI2C LEAD

PYGA Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes and Gert Heyns paced themselves perfectly to climb away from their rivals and extend their overall lead by almost four minutes on Day 2 of the 2021 KAP sani2c on Saturday. Beukes and Heyns finished the event’s signatu ...

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