MAX MENZIES is known for his extreme superhuman adventures. Short of wearing his undies on the outside and wearing a cape, this superman is about to deliver another wonder feat to prove this. Tackling the Absa Cape Epic on a rigid single speed steel bike is definitely going to be something […]


2021 FNB Wines 2 Whales Switchback – a stroke of genius or just clever marketing? We take a closer look at the inaugural reversed W2W. The MTB stage racing arena, in South Africa, is becoming increasingly saturated with events. The events being introduced to the playing field range from boutique to large-scale […]

Feature: FSTOP

Images by OAKPICS Mountains can be very deceiving; they look majestic and at times soft but up-close they can be rugged hard and a mighty challenge. What better way to conquer one with a mountain bike? Even though you have difficulties along the way the reward at the end is […]

Feature: Pinning it in Paarl

In our fourth instalment of our nationwide tribute to trail builders, we meet Darren Herbst the man in charge of supplying the stoke on Paarl Mountain. How did you get involved with trail building? For how many years have you been building? The MTB bug bit like with most while we […]

Feature: Out of Stock

Words by Frans le Roux The effect of 2020’s global lockdown restrictions on the cycling industry has severely impacted stock levels and these shortages are cause for concern for consumers and retailers alike. Covid-19 had a devastating effect on the global manufacturing market. The cycling industry has been hit hard […]