One of the biggest hurdles, if not the biggest when it comes to the longevity of mountainbiking is sustainable trail management. A skill, or rather necessity for all mountainbikers is the ability to ride in harmony with man and nature and now there is finally an effort to give us all the power to make the riding world a better place… (more…)
If you happen to find yourself in the Western Cape this festive season and you were wondering where to ride or what to do with your bike, wonder no more. South Africa’s ultimate MTB festival returns to the Tarentaalkraal Campsite for the 2012 Dirtopia MTB festival near Greyton, Overberg WC… (more…)
If you’re not sure what to do with yourself this coming festive season, give this cool program a thought. Spend some time in the legendary Drakensburg mountains, burn some calories before the festive bulge begins and get some amazing riding done all at the same time… (more…)
There was mixed feelings of excitement and nerves when we received word that the Zevenwacht track will be on the race schedule for 2012! For some of us it brought back some bitter and or sweet memories! Since the track was used last about 6 years ago and all the drama that went with it we knew that it would be a colossal task to get this old sender back to the way it once was… (more…)
With the increased interest in cross-over disciplines in mountainbiking, trail riding has become a a staple for your everyday mountain biker. Flowing singletrack, fast descents and the inevitable climb all make for a good trail. The esphotograpy crew had this to say about the local Jonkershoek trails… (more…)
This past weekend saw the 1st birthday celebration of Contermanskloof base bikeshop, The Bike Shed.
Approximately 50 riders pulled through for the shuttle day, followed by the long anticipated lake jump… (more…)