Ride the JBay Winterfest’s MTB Open

The second edition of the Jeffreys Bay Mountain Bike Open will take place on 19 July 2014, as part of the JBay Winterfest. Entries open on 14 May and new routes promise to offer something for riders of all fitness and skill levels. “Last year’s race had a little bit […]

Shimano XTR M9000

Shimano acknowledge that since they last made a significant upgrade to their top of the range XTR component range in 2010 mountain biking has changed a great deal. With the birth of the Enduro format and SRAM’s 1×11 technology shifting the boundaries of what riders expect from their drivetrains. The […]

RockShox RS-1

If you come from a motocross background you’ll be familiar with the advantages of an inverted fork. It keeps the fork seals constantly lubricated which allows for better small bump dampening. But the traditional issue with inverted mountain bike forks has been reduced torsional stiffness – or the lower part […]

QR Lifeline

In the interest of rider safety here’s another option for emergency identification in the event that you’re not able to provide your vital information yourself. QR Lifeline offers a platform on which you create a profile with all your medical details (medical aid number, primary physician, list of chronic medical […]

Ten years of trails at Delvera

In 2004, the Dirtopia Trail Centre opened its doors on Delvera farm. Now, ten years later Dirtopia would like to invite you to join in a celebration of mountain biking on the weekend of 17 and 18 May for the Delvera Decade Derby. Riders can choose to enter the Terrain […]

Croeser claims maiden Karkloof crown

Croeser claims maiden Karkloof crown as Neethling cruises to women’s title Howick – Kargo Pro MTB Team star Rourke Croeser produced the strongest display at the 2014 Sappi Karkloof Classic as he held off the rest of the field to claim his maiden victory in the 60km marathon event with […]

Everybody is a winner at Knysna race

One lucky amateur rider in next month’s RECM Knysna 200 mountain bike race could walk away R30 000 richer – and raise an additional R20 000 for sports development – without even stepping onto the winners’ podium, organisers have announced. Race director Patric Mosterd said the three-day Knysna race, which […]

Darling Brew Extreme

On Saturday the 31st of May a mountain biking festival will descent on the sleepy Swartland town of Darling. Better known as the home of Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout, Darling also boasts a growing MTB scene, which as all real mountain bikers know goes hand in hand with good craft beer… […]

Rabie and Combrinck win joBerg2c

Fortune smiled on Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck as they rode safely into Scottburgh to claim their maiden win in the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast on Saturday. The EAI Cycling duo sprinted across the floating bridge on the Scottburgh lagoon to complete […]