Tag: mountain bike

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 […]


Advanced Composite and Aluminum models ready for the most technical descents Liv, the cycling brand dedicated solely to the female rider, is proud to introduce the all–new2017 Hail series – the industry’s first 160mm travel all–mountain and enduro racing bikesmade from the ground up for women. Previously absent in the ranks of women’s performancemountain bikes, […]

National Anthem 27.5

We tested the 29er Anthem Advanced for the June/July 2015 issue and loved it, so Shayne Dowling was keen to see how the it’s 650B boetie goes. Sus the Giant Anthem 27.5 Advanced… Photos by Ashlee Attwood. Small wheels, Big Wheels and “kinda in-between” wheels…  South Africans adopted the 29er […]

No Off Season Blues

We’re proud to welcome South African Downhill Champion Stefan Garlicki to the line-up of Full Sus regulars. We hope you’ll enjoy sharing his 2016 racing journey with him. In my sport we get to have a long off season, which is great in some ways but also not good in […]


The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho has a new hashtag – #MountainBikeKingdom and Mark West reckons it’s a fitting description. Completely surrounded by South Africa, our tiny nation is renowned for high mountains and rough roads. These tracks used to be the exclusive domain of intrepid 4×4 drivers, but now more […]