Author: Online Ed

The New Epic Hardtail

The Game Changer Cross-country racing has always been a battle of grams—a contest to see who can build the lightest machine. The Epic HT flips the bird at that hoary convention. Yes, you’re looking at the lightest production hardtail to date, but the new Epic HT is a hell of […]

Dieticians Advice June / July 19: Tame your tummy

FODMAPS might be a funny sounding acronym but bloating, cramping, constipation, diarrhea and pain are no laughing matter. ADRIAN PENZHORN digs a little deeper. Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols is what the term stands for; essentially a group of undigested carbohydrates that produce gas after fermentation by gut bacteria, […]

Bikepacking Adventures Part 2

Even though Cuba is almost first world, equipment choice for Billy Stelling’s bikepacking trip needed to err on the side of wile, just in case. My choice of bicycle and equipment was quite personal, but there are many to choose from, even here in South Africa, with a variety of […]

Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash

The reputation of the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash within the country’s mountain biking community was clearly demonstrated last year when two top riders based in the Cape made the long journey to KZN to claim the titles in the prestigious Howick event. Matthys Beukes and Candice Lill both travelled […]