In his follow up to last month’s piece on the history of the mighty bicycle loose cannon columnist David Bristow makes a bold prediction about how the battle of the wheel sizes will be resolved… It is generally accepted that mountain biking (or bundu biking as I think it should […]
Renay Groustra was milling around his local bike shop last month, killing some time when the latest copy of Full Sus caught his eye. On the cover it advertised an article about the recent World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, and made some bold statement about where XCO is going wrong. Having […]
If you’ve ever entered a stage race requiring you to compete as a pair, you’ll know that choosing the right riding partner is essential. After hearing a few horror stories and with the Epic firmly in mind (though it’s too late to ditch your riding buddy now…) Full Sus roped […]
There’s no getting around it, March is Epic month. If you’re not riding you’ll be watching. It’s watched all over the world on television and thousands of column inches are dedicated to how tough it is on the riders. But what about the support crews? What goes on behind the […]
This month loose cannon correspondent David Bristow looks back at 200 years of cycling, and peeks into the future of mountain biking.
How did you get an entry is always the first question people ask when they hear you’re doing the ABSA Cape Epic. Quickly followed by why are you doing it? Well, through golf John Baily met Greg James, Founder of The JAG Foundation – Greg encouraged him to do the […]
Intro to MTB for ladies Ladies are you nearly sold on MTB? Here are Full Sus’s final words on how to get into mountain biking, courtesy of Biking in the Bosch’s Joanna Dobinson. Before you know it you’ll be out on the trails having fun! 1. Decide on price […]
With the launch of the Dirty Daisies ladies MTB series Full Sus decided to give a few ladies a call and find out why and what they love about mountain biking. Oh, and give a few of you on the fence a bit of a prod to get you into […]
Every now and then, someone gets the bright idea to ride up Sani Pass. In fact there is even an event now, The Sani Transfrontier Epic, which means more than a few people think it’s worth doing. Those more than a few people include Dave Drummond and Kathryn Fourie.
We all want that full carbon, super light do it all bike with the latest and greatest in bicycling technology. But it comes at a price… With the exponential growth of mountain biking, more and more people are finding that they need to take out a loan to get themselves […]