Tag: Fox

Singing the right Anthem

Locally, Giant’s Anthem needs no introduction. This thoroughbred cross-country machine underwent some significant changes in 2018. After we’ve sampled the Anthem 2 Alu version, FRANS LE ROUX jumped at the opportunity to test the carbon bike. IMAGES : FRANS LE ROUX Back in July 2017, our regular bike tester Rudolf […]

The YT Jeffsy

More travel equals more fun as our bike tester ALEX MANCINI found out when he swung a leg over the latest 140mm travel YT Jeffsy 29er. IMAGES : FRANS LE ROUX YT Industries, the German direct to consumer mountain bike manufacturer, has just launched its new 2018 Jeffsy in SA, […]

The Eliminator Series

For the past three years, Junior riders have been battling it out for top honours in the Junior Eliminator Series whilst the bigger children have been made to spectate on the sideline! This year that all changes as the series has included u/23, Open and 40+ age divisions so that […]

Winter Warmers – Jackets

With a host of options out there, from thermal over-layer jackets to fully waterproof shells we decided to focus our test on the ones we all use the most, lightweight water resistant jackets you can roll up and store in your back pocket.  Specialized Comp Windjacket (Best: Water Resistance) Specialized […]

The Night Harvest 2015

It had been a long week leading up to The Night Harvest for the crew, with the extent of the fires blazing through Cape Town and the builders helping friends and family evacuate their houses in Hout Bay, their wasn’t always that many hands preparing the jumps however they pulled […]

Omnico 2015 Product Launch

In October Full Sus were invited to join the Omnico dealers for a first look at the Cannondale, GT, Bell, Fox, Stages Power, Cadence Nutrition, Crank Brothers, Giro and a whole lot more 2015 offerings. The big news from Omnico is the addition of Stages Power Meters, Crank Brothers pumps […]

Shocks 101

In the September and October issues of Full Sus we delved into the ins and outs of looking after and the servicing of your forks and now we’re moving on to your rear suspension. Here’s our 101 of keeping your shock in working order. If you’re fortunate enough to be […]

Fork 102 – Mechanics of a service

Last month we discussed the importance of taking care of your fork and highlighted why it’s important to get it serviced regularly. This time we’re looking into the mechanics of fork servicing, from costs to time-lines, so read on. By now you know that you should be sending your fork […]

Fork 101

How often do you check your fork’s air pressure? Or should the question rather be when last did you check your fork’s air pressure? We all know we need to look after our drivetrains, and it’s easy to remember because you can see when it’s dirty and feel when it’s […]