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There is a fascinating dad-dynamic at play among some of the best Cape Epic pro teams. How will this influence the race?
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There’s no short way through the Tankwa. You must pass through its desolation to earn your Karoo Burn finisher’s medal.
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Water carrying ability and sports hydration are crucial themes in mountain bike design. With Cape Epic riders often succeeding or...
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Acer's eKinekt BD 3 indoor bike can keep you online during stage 6
Want to convert your indoor pedalling power to an electricity supply? Acer’s got the solution, with its eKinekt BD 3.
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The activity tracking app that all riders love to use has announced price increases that would impress Eskom. But you can get it for...
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This R50 000 device solves one of the biggest issues for MTB mechanics
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Three things every mountain biker should spend money on in 2023
You don’t need to spend crazy money, to make this your best riding year. We have three mountain bike gear upgrades, that make a big...
Strava data proves you should do 160km group rides this year
Analysing the comprehensive Strava data release from 2022, we can tell you which cycling trends should be a priority for your riding.
Ken Block loved riding and his Specialized mountain bikes looked amazing
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The Karoo Burn is an off-road race that will trigger your dark side
You can spend a lot of money on a mindfulness retreat, doing yoga and being silent. Or you can ride the Karoo Burn and learn a lot about...
This is the reason why cyclists are so obsessed with their socks
Ever noticed how cyclists wear socks that are an uncool length? There's a good reason why and it has nothing to do with fashion...
How the amazing Double Bacon titanium MTB was born in a Cape Town garage
The story of how one Somerset West rider designed that dream titanium 160mm dual-suspension mountain bike, in his garage.
How triathlon can make you a better mountain biker
Why don’t more mountain bikers swim, bike and run? We chat to STS's Vicky van der Merwe about the mountain bike benefits of triathlon.
Wynand Basson's MTB journey from superbikes to building Banhoek singletrack
From Tzaneen to one of the Boland's most inspiring valleys, trail builder Wynand Basson loves shaping singletrack and bridges in the...
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