Regulars

PIES AND LATTE’S ANYONE?

  8 months ago

There is one thing I don’t like about mountain biking – I can’t ride as much as I want to. For various reasons, the two main ones being safety and time constraints. For those very same reasons, I’m very much a weekend warrior, but that can’t keep me from staying fit and in top form….

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ENERGY EXPENDITURE

  8 months ago

Ask Dr. Mike: Which is best? In this issue Dr Mike Posthumus answers a reader’s training related question. “Dear Dr Mike I have recently bought a new Wahoo Elemnt cycling computer and when setting up the variables to display, I can choose kilojoules and calories. How are these calculated and which is best to use…

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CROSS TRAINING EN DINSDAE

  8 months ago

Die tema die maand is glo cross training. Nee dis nie iets wat in die kerk gebeur nie, laat ek verduidelik (en dan voeg ek my eie tematjie oor Dinsdae by). Lank, lank gelede toe julle nog klein was en ek begin fietsry het, was ons cross training om baanfiets te ry in die somer…

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THE TIME TO REFLECT

  8 months ago

I love this time of the year! After the last race for the season, which is normally the FNB Wines2Whales, it is a time to rest, to reflect and to plan for the upcoming season. Unfortunately, we were bowled a curve-ball three days before the start of the Wines2Whales when my teammate, James Reid had…

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LOOKING BACK AT A GREAT DHI SEASON

  8 months ago

I have been home now for just over a month and it’s been a breath of fresh air. Don’t get me wrong, I love racing and travelling all year but at the same time it is draining and I am so happy to have a few months’ break from racing as such. It is more…

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CORE STRENGTH TRAINING = LESS PAINING

  8 months ago

When I was 24-years-old, I was late for work and dashed to the car in the rain. My arms were full and I slipped going down into the garage and bounced down a flight of stairs on my backside. After 6 months of chronic back spasms and misdiagnosis, it turned out I had slipped two…

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I cannot believe that it has finally happened…

  8 months ago

“THIS MEANS… RIDE WITHIN YOURSELF, SLOW DOWN FOR BLIND CORNERS, GREET OTHER TRAIL USERS” Sanparks in the Western Cape have opened many of the existing hiking trails in the Table Mountain National Park area to mountain biking. I never thought this day would come. I have been riding on the various Table Mountain trails (including…

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Top Riders: favourite routes

  8 months ago

With a jam packed racing season now behind them, Full Sus found out where our pro’s prefer to ride. Name: Diana Carolin Twitter: @di_carolin Where do you stay? Southern Suburbs Favourite local ride? My favorite local place is the Constantia green belts. It’s safe and a bit of a mix of things and a pleasant…

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WELL, THIS IS A LOVELY CHANGE OF SCENERY

  8 months ago

Let me start off by saying how grateful I am for the opportunity to be a part of such a vibrant team here at Integrated Media. I’ve recently taken over the reins at Full Sus from Seamus, and by what I hear and read he did an incredible job. Thanks Seamus, you’ve left rather big…

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The Two Tunnels Trail, De Doorns

  8 months ago

Trains, Plains & Velo-mobiles… that’s De Doorns for you. Actually, the Karoo plains are a way off, so you can expect anything but flat riding here along the rail tracks traversing the Hex River ranges. – Photographs & Copy: Jacques Marais Local Buzz: Autumn Splendour. That’s the name coined by the local organisers for their…

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