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LIV BEYOND: RIPPING IT UP ON THE HAIL 2

  1 month ago

Regular columnist and mtb-junkie Kath Fourie, spent some time with Giant’s new female specific enduro machine. One of Liv’s most exciting productions in 2017 has been that of the Liv Hail. The Hail is a female specific, 160mm travel Enduro bike that is built first and foremost for descending, but is designed with comfortable climbing…

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KLEINHANS MUESLI: THE IQELA HIDDEN GEMS

  1 month ago

Long-time friend of Full Sus, mtb-pro and regular contributor Erik Kleinhans shares his thoughts on which races he prefers and why. It doesn’t seem like there is a change in the growth or passion for mountain bike events in South Africa and even though the Masgcor Cederberg 100-Miler and the Gravel and Grape are already…

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ASK DR MIKE- WHY COACHING PART 2

  1 month ago

  Shayne Dowling caught up once again with regular columnist and top coach, Mike Posthumus to find out why the training program he completed was specifically tailored to his needs. Mike there are certain parts of the training program you gave me that I would like to understand.  The long rides in Zone Two at…

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DIE GROOT LEM: WATTER SPORT IS DIT DIE?

  1 month ago

Hendrik ‘Groot Lem’ Lemmer vertel ons van sy dae as pioneer van die plaaslike sport van bergfiets ry. Toe ek in die laat 80’s begin het met die nuwe sport waar ons met geratte dikwiele op grondpaaie begin rondry het, bel een van die Afrikaanse vrouetydskrifte my vir ’n onderhoud. Dit moes seker Sarie of Rooi…

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NUTRITION FOR THE WINTER SNIFFLES

  1 month ago

With winter in full swing, our new dietician, Adrian Penzhorn sheds some light on what you can do to stay healthy and continue riding. A drop in the mercury, shorter days, darker mornings, sniffling colleagues, winter has come.  Those sniffles lead to lost training days wrapped under the blankets and even a few flu-like symptoms…

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Stirling Revolution- Bike geometries part 2

  1 month ago

In a follow-up article, regular contributor Stirling Kotze JNR delves even deeper into the tricky world of mountain bike geometries. So last month we spoke about some of the traditional measurements and geometries we use to judge a modern mountain bike. Check out last month’s article on the Full Sus website or visit Issuu.com Along…

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DHI COLUMN: WORLD CUP SEASON KICKS OFF

  1 month ago

Well things have finally gotten underway for the 2017 world cup season and round one is in the books! I flew to Europe two weeks prior to the first race to get settled and get some training in at a long track. I ended up getting my bikes and then did a trip down to…

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TRAILS: Riding iSimangaliso

  1 month ago

  Great mountain biking trails. Big game viewing. Nine months of summer every year … you can do worse than saddling up your MTB in iSimangaliso, northern KZN’s ‘Place of Miracles and Wonders’.                                                            – Photographs & Copy: Jacques Marais Local Buzz: iSimangaliso rates as the largest natural World Heritage Site on the planet, stretching…

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THE CRAZY WORLD OF MTB GEOMETRIES (PART 1)

  2 months ago

When a new model of mountain bike is released, one of the first topics discussed is the various angles and measurements of the bike. People will make all kinds of predictions and observations about a new bike purely based on these numbers and though many of these numbers are important, they do not paint the…

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STIRLING REVOLUTION: SEEKING ADVICE

  2 months ago

  WHAT’S YOUR OPINION? A year ago I became a dad. It is much more awesome now than it was a year ago. It seems so much easier now that I have some experience, and so much more enjoyable. When I think back a year, I remember how scared I was, how much research I…

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