In this issue Dr Mike Posthumus discusses the use of altitude to enhance cycling performance. It may not be as simple as we think when we are faced with the various options.
I’ve mountain biked in the UK, States, South America and Europe, but I can proudly (and confidently) state that Karkloof rates right up there with some of the best trails in the world. But don’t believe me; go ride it and see for yourself. Photographs and words by Jacques Marais.
Wow 2014! Full Sus is nearly a year old and already there are so many highs (and lows) on this wonderful journey we have begun. To say that starting a free niche newspaper in the current economic climate (although the MTB climate seems to be pretty rosy), in an industry […]
After a long day, on the Pioneer, with failed breaks (walking down every descent and avoiding gaining momentum on the flats) Nicholas Greeff jettisoned his bike as he crossed the finish line… Only for it to roll off towards the tented village, requiring him to dive tackle it before it destroyed a tent.
Not only is it the title of this publication, it is the technology that revolutionised MTB writes SJ Kotze. Soft tail, dual suspension, full suspension, no matter what name you call it, having a rear shock paired with front suspension has allowed us to do gnarlier and more fun things […]
Know your equipment, your ability and the area in which you are riding and prepare accordingly says Meurant Botha. You should strive to be self-sufficient whenever you go for a ride.
Cherise Stander is die ongeloofl ike geleentheid gegun om die sewe dae Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek saam met haar pa te begin. Geen doelwitte buiten om haarself te geniet nie.
With James Thornhill-Fisher’s advice on getting into the attack position in your armoury, it’s time to talk cornering. Remember you’ve worked hard to build up your speed and to shed it all in a corner is going to kill your momentum, so cornering efficiently is going to save vital energy.
It’s that time of year again, the silly season… a time to be merry and a time to overindulge. But with Rochez O’Grady’s festive season tips you won’t be packing on the pounds this December.
In Mike Posthumus’ experience, one of the most common mistakes made by professionals or recreationally competitive cyclists is either not resting enough, or resting too much prior to their specific event.