When you get given a bike that costs close to R100 000 and you’ve been through the squint squad varsity of geek speak, you know that the bike is top of the range, expectation is high. So it was with a little flutter of the stomach that Shayne Dowling sat […]
If you’re a regular reader of Full Sus you’ll know we were all pretty excited about the Origin of Trails, Stillwater Sports’ newest addition to the MTB stage race calendar and a ride conceived to raise funds for trail building and maintenance on the mountains and valleys around Stellenbosch. In […]
The good people of The Bicycle Company shod Shayne Dowling’s bike in a new set of Bontrager tyres for Wines2Whales. Having considered the likely conditions Big O was decked out with the 29-1 and 29-2 Team Tyres and here’s how they coped.
David Bristow did flirt with lycra in his road riding days, but it did not end well. And so he was more than happy to give the Capestorm Chainblade men’s cycling shorts a whirl.
Lezyne Alloy Drive CFH All you need in one easy inflation system package. We featured it in the September issue and rated it as the pump combo to go with. We then suggested you start hinting for Christmas. Well now’s your last chance, maybe a strategically placed copy of Full […]
The Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is organized by Dryland and they are Kate Slegrova’s favourite race organisers. They work hard on making everyone happy – not only the pro cyclists but the normal riders too. Everyone feels like they are part of Dryland’s big family. But just because they’re like […]
The Big Ninety-Nine 1000 is the entry level full sus 29er in the Merida range. The Big99ers were Merida’s first foray into 29ers and the 2013 model was their first dually. 2014 sees some minor changes; the paint job is different with the black and yellow base being nicely toned […]
It was Shayne Dowling’s first three day stage ride, he had seen all the guys wearing their jackets with pride like a medal and knew he had to find out what Wines2Whales was all about. And to get the jacket of course.
Hydration packs are certainly commonplace amongst MTBers nowadays, but if you’re in the market for one, which one should you get and what should you be looking for? Full Sus put ﬁve through their paces and here’s what you need to know.
“What is the best bike you will ever ride?” The answer the according to the guys at The Bicycle Company: the TREK Fuel EX 9.8. Read on to ﬁnd out if Shayne Dowling agrees.