One of the most common complaints Rochez O’Grady gets from sportsmen (recreational or professional) is that they experience some form of stomach discomfort during or after a long cycle. So this month’s column is dedicated to eating right on your bike.
Achieving maximal results with polarised training When searching the internet for training advice or even when reading the most popular cycling training books, you will soon realise there is a lot of conﬂicting thoughts about the most effective training strategies. In this month’s coaching column Mike Posthumus explains the beneﬁts […]
The 2013 Bridge Cape Pioneer was even more visually stunning than the 2012 edition. Check out the best images on the Oakpics Facebook page.
without spotting a ghost… The great thing about this sport, writes Jeanne-Louise Wiese, is the fact that people tend to jump on board, pick up the free newspaper, buy the gear, enter for all the local races and convince their friends at a Friday braai to down their low self-esteems […]
Have you heard the statement “The best form of defence is Attack”? Well this is true even in mountain biking. Read this carefully, because you will learn the number one key to controlling your bike and keeping your medical aid intact.
It’s not often that you nearly get T-boned by a giraffe within the first few kilometres of a ride, but this is what you could expect if you do the route followed by the Nedbank Save The Rhino riders at Legend Golf & Safari Resort. Photographs & Words by Jacques […]
October has been a blur. It’s the time of the year when everyone is gearing up for the “new” bike season. Product launches, store openings and a general buzz as summer approaches. I say approaches as I am still not convinced it’s here and until we get a string of consistently hot, sunny, days we are still in spring. The […]
After decades of bicycle riding and seven-plus years of running a Local Bike Shop, Stirling Senior and SJ have concluded that are essentially two types of mountain bikers – the cyclist and the rider.
In Mike Posthumus’s first article for Full Sus he explains one of the keys to peaking at the right time: Periodisation. Every bike rider would like to become fitter and faster. The best way to achieve this than to train intelligently and to do this you have to structure your […]
In order to get the most out of your training it is very important to make sure each training session has an objective writes Full Sus’s coach Dr Mike Posthumus. Objectives may be to improve your threshold, improve your peak power, recover, or simply to just ride your bike and […]