Summer gloves, indoor gear, and new bikes - The latest in cycling

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Cycling. (Photo:Tom Austin/Unsplash)
Cycling. (Photo:Tom Austin/Unsplash)

News24’s new premium lifestyle site, Ride24, has had a slick start as it officially kicked into gear this week.

Under the editorship of Lance Branquinho, an award-winning South African automotive and cycling writer, the new site focuses exclusively on cycling content.

This week Ride24 looked at:


The ideal summer mountain biking glove is minimalist

Mountain bike gloves are important for both comfort and safety. This is how designers make superior hand protection for your ride. (Read more here)


Why you need special cycling kit for riding an indoor trainer

Indoor training bikes and devices are getting better, but what about the clothing options? (Read more here)

Cycling indoors. (Photo: Getty Images)


Santa Cruz’s new Nomad is a bike for the steepest terrain

If your idea of a great mountain biking weekend is riding down impossibly steep and raw Lesotho trails, the Nomad will oblige. (Read more here)


Origin of Trails mountain bike race now in April

One of South Africa’s toughest and more rewarding races has rescheduled into autumn. (Read more here)


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