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 […]

Kruger and Krisafor victorious at 2014 Trans Karoo

After 240 gruelling kilometres across the plains and passes of the Karoo, from Eselfontein outside Ceres to the Jupiter Guesthouse in Sutherland, Johan Kruger emerged victorious at the 2014 Trans Karoo MTB. Kruger completed the route in a new record time, for the up-ride, knocking 9 minutes off Raynard Tissink’s […]

Riders go solo in Knysna stage race

Solo riders will again be able to race alongside the usual two-man teams in this year’s RECM Knysna 200, which takes place from June 6 to 8 on some of the Garden Route’s most spectacular mountain bike trails. Race director Patric Mosterd said entries for the exclusive event would be […]