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If 2x is good, 1x must be better

If 2x is good, 1x must be better

16 February 2017 - I’m sure you’ve noticed the raft of changes in mountain bike gearing of late. While road bikes have maintained the tried-and-trusted, two chainrings up front and ten or eleven cogs in t...
Twiddling the 'Other Knobs'

Twiddling the 'Other Knobs'

09 December 2016 - In the previous two issues we dealt with the fundamentals of setting up your mountain bike’s suspension. Now we dive into the murky realm where adjustments are mostly subjective compression a...
Suspension Diaries: The Sag Test

Suspension Diaries: The Sag Test

13 October 2016 - Suspension on bikes always seems to be an area clouded in mystery, the one thing most bike shops tell customers not to play around with – if something goes wrong, it’s usually a costly,...
Chain-Gang Tech

Chain-Gang Tech

28 September 2016 - Our brutally basic tech articles continue this month with the often overlooked yet critical component of your bike, the chain. When you consider that everything you do while pedalling your bike is ...
The Importance Of Care

The Importance Of Care

25 August 2016 - People are just not used to checking or fixing things themselves when they go wrong anymore. They will take it in for fixing, call someone or just throw it away. I’m actually rather urke...
Work Shopping Bicycles

Work Shopping Bicycles

25 August 2016 - Johan van Rensburg got back from his ride and he wasn’t happy. His bike just didn’t feel “right”. This upset Johan hugely, because his beloved dual suspension mountain bike ...
Honest Truth about Braking

Honest Truth about Braking

14 June 2016 - After many years and many events, our resident bike guruThe Gentleman Racer can share a few tips and tricks that could help smooth your ride. For the next few editions we will cover the basics of t...
If You Want My Advice...

If You Want My Advice...

23 May 2016 - After many years and many events, our resident bike guru The Gentleman Racer can share a few tips and tricks that could help smooth your ride. So if you’re in a bind and wondering if there re...
Jabra Sport Pulse Earphones

Jabra Sport Pulse Earphones

13 April 2016 - Technical Specs: ·         Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity ·         In-ear heart-rate moni...
Ryder Striders antiFOG Glasses

Ryder Striders antiFOG Glasses

13 April 2016 - Technical Specs: ·         Fit: Medium to Small ·         Weight: 26g ·  &...