Gauteng based DH team Mongoose Superstars are showing their metal with one man down and still bagging two podiums at the last SA National DH in Pretoria at Track 139. Team boss and rider Matt ‘Hollywood’ Smith gives us the dope on the team’s latest performance… (more…)
The KZN DH tracks are notorious for being smooth, fast and flowy, except when it rains. But the weather wouldn’t dampen the riders’ spirits and the sun came out on race day as local international DH pro Greg Minnaar joined the rest of the field in the third round of the Greg Minnaar Mongoose KZN DH regional series… (more…)
SuperStars have a tough start to the series in the Mother City – SA DH National #1 race report by Matt SmithWednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Coming off a brilliant debut the previous weekend at the opening round of the Gauteng GAS Regional series the Mongoose SuperStars packed up and flew to Cape Town for the first round of the National Points series to be held at the Contermanskloof track, the venue used for the National Champs race at the beginning of 2011… (more…)
With the 2012 provincial and national DH season kicking off, there are quite a new number of teams competing this year. Matt Smith of team Mongoose Superstars compiled this race report after the first Gauteng provincial DH race held on 4 & 5 February… (more…)
Part two of the top Western Cape downhill rider’s profiles features Johann Potgieter. We catch up with him on a small practice track at the foot of Table Mountain.
The fairest of Capes played host to the Urban Assault at Signal hill on 22 & 23 October, an annual highlight on the western Cape cycling calendar. With the recent growth within DH MTB it is good to see even more variety in races thanks to specialized events like this that bring DH racing to the people… (more…)
Off early to Contermanskloof to shoot the last of the provincial series. Robert Starke & his crew have been very busy making a new track full of jumps & loose corners. A very different feel there after the rain & a new track made it feel like a completely different place… (more…)