Full Sus News: Grape Escape

Grape Escape Cancelled

On a similar note, though this time financial, the Cycle Tour’s mountain biking stage race – the Grape Escape has been called off in 2014. The title sponsor of the 2013 edition has decided not to extend the sponsorship for 2014 and the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust’s efforts to […]

Full Sus News Moonlight Mass

Moonlight Mass off and on

Nine days before #moonlightmass 24 was set to take place on the 17th of November, the City of Cape Town revoked the event permit due to public liability concerns. When the storm broke on social media, Minister Alan Winde was quick to jump into action, applying for the event permit […]

Radtrax Pumptracks

Radtrax Pumptracks

Those of you who were lucky enough to get down to the Adventure Experience Expo would have seen the country’s first pumptrack challenge, set up by Radtrax. The pumptrack is a modular pumptrack system by Bikeparkitect and as such, units can be set in virtually any location. It allows the […]

Oakpics 2014 Calendar

Oakpics MTB Calendar

Enjoy every month of 2014 with a new mountain biking image from the sharp lenses of the Oapics photographers. The calendar features space for annotations, so you can keep track of your training schedule, jot in your race dates and juggle all your other peripheral commitments (like family and work […]

Sans Suspension – Lesotho

Lesotho Sky on a purple monster Dylan Chilcott was one day into the amazing 2013 Lesotho Sky when disaster struck, leaving him without a rideable bike for the remaining five days. Until local MTB legend Tumisang Taabe helped him out with a bike, but it wasn’t exactly what Dylan had […]

Epic Research

Marli Greeff, a MSc Sports Physiology student at Stellenbosch University will be conducting research on various levels of cyclists during the 2014 ABSA Cape Epic. If you live in the Stellenbosch region and would like R2 000 worth of free exercise physiology testing, including a VO2 Max, lactate threshold value […]

Welgevonden Trail Centre Opening

Welgevonden Trail Centre Opening

In October Dirtopia opened its 2nd trail centre in the Stone Square complex, Welgevonden, just outside Stellenbosch. The Trail Centre will act as the departure point for the new Simonsberg trail system, which not only offers great riding and trail running options on the farms belonging to the Simonsberg Conservancy […]

Trek Bike

Trek it out

If you’ve been following the exploits of James Reid this year you’ll have noted that he’s been winning local races for fun on the Trek Superfly and has just collected his yellow Project One Superfly FS complete with green decals. We had a bit of a look at the bike […]

Day Trippers - Bike Tours

Bike Tours

We’re throwing our hat into the 100 000 in Ten tourism drive for the Western Cape, (read all about it on page five), and as such we’d like to encourage visitors from outside the province to come check out the amazing trails and tours we have to offer. If you’d like […]