Cape Argus Pick ‘n Pay Momentum Cycle Tour winner, Cherise Stander, is back on form for the final stage races for the 2014 MTB season. With Ariane Kleinhans still in Switzerland, Stander teamed up with BMC Velolife’s Candice Neethling for the Isuzu 3 Towers stage race at Mankele, just outside […]
As Louise Ehret discovered there is much more to trail building that removing rocks and dirt. When the fires in 2011 devastated the very limited existing trails in the Jonkershoek Mountain Reserve, a small group of Stellenbosch individuals initiated a project to restore, maintain and extend the trails across these […]
There has always been some debate over whether to stretch or not, and if so for how long. So Sarah Walker has a look at the facts. If the muscles covering a joint are not at their normal length, it affects mobility of the joint. Reduced movement (immobility) of a […]
The Nedbank sani2c is known for its manicured singletrack, but as Steve Smith discovered, on a cyclocross bike it’s not as smooth as a plush full suspension 29er makes it feel. I couldn’t see Matt, but looking at the bicycle-shape hole in the sugar cane, I had a pretty good […]
22 July 2014 – Pietermaritzburg’s Tiaan Odendaal (Green Team) took top honours when he posted the fastest time and claimed the 2014 South African Downhill National Championship Elite men’s title in a time of 1 minute 57.588 seconds at a dry and rocky Thaba Trails in Gauteng on Sunday, 20 […]
Shimano has launched the first electronic groupset for mountain biking, the XTR Di2 (M9050). This development is the result of a very extensive testing program and is the moment many mountain bikers have long been waiting for. XTR Di2 comes in addition to the previously announced XTR M9000 mechanical groupset. […]
With the ﬁrst few days of summer and some serious endurance challenges looming for 2014 what’s the best advice David George can give to you as you plan and approach your training for the coming season?