Built in 1853 by Andrew Geddes Bain and his son, Thomas, the Meiringspoort Pass was one of the scenic highlights of the 2013 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek.
For all of you feeling the years in your limbs and hindquarters, here’s some light relief gleaned from the pages of Stirling Kotze’s diary. Penned on the morning after a tough ride, it’s a walk down MTB technology memory lane.
On the 3rd of December AmaRider hosted its fifth Trail Management workshop at Delvera, outside Stellenbosch and one of the major topics of conversation, writes Meurant Botha, was rogue riding.
2013 was loshande die moeilikste jaar van Cherise Stander se lewe en iets wat sy nooit vir haar grootse vyand sou toewens nie. Dit is moeilik vir haar om te glo dat die jaar uiteindelik aan sy einde is.
Do you struggle up hills and always want to avoid them? James Thornhill-Fisher is here to help take your climbing to the next level because without going up you can’t go down…
If you could hear Jeanne-Louise Wiese’s pronunciation of “strandhuis” she’s a born-and-bred Gauteng “boere meisie”. So we got her to reminisce about the trails that wind through the Cradle of Humankind.
Just like your mom always told you, Rochez O’Grady says: “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” We’ve all heard this before, but what happens if you’re not hungry? Should you still eat breakfast then? And why aren’t you hungry? Is it because you had a big dinner?
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 […]