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  1. The Santa Cruz and Juliana Demo fleet tours the country putting on demo events for anyone wanting to ride a Santa Cruz bike. Working with our Santa Cruz Dealers at each stop, we do our best to seek out the best possible venues for these demos to allow you to get a true experience of the quality, performance and unique ride characteristic of the Santa Cruz bikes. What is a Santa Cruz demo? Well, its a truly unique experience; our team will spend time running you through the product range, they will ensure that the best suited model is made available for the trails and / or your riding preference, and from there work with you to set the bike up from riding position to suspension and general ergonomics. For us a demo is not a ride up and down a parking lot, but rather a true experience of what its like to own a Santa Cruz and ride it on your favourite trails. Models change from stop-to-stop, so contact the organizers well in advance to make sure the frame you want to try will be available. And don't forget to bring your pedals, some photo ID and a credit-card (for a damage deposit). View the Demo Tour HERE Demo Calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=rushsportscycling.com_9ad03thd3jj2c25nrc79voabio%40group.calendar.google.com
  2. Hi there, A mate and myself recently bought ourselves downhill mtb's and are looking to get into this type of riding now. We tried out Helderkruin in Roodepoort and enjoyed the downhill but are looking for something a bit longer with more variety. We've also tried Cascades in Pietermaritzburg, which was awesome! But obviously too far. Does anyone know of any decent downhill routes in and around joburg?
  3. Hey Everyone, So the usual I'm sure.. which one to purchase. Background: I'm 28, 78kg. Started out cycling again not so long ago. Previously iv ridden BMX when i was in way younger, then road for a year or so on an old Trek budget MTB. Recently started doing a bit of road, cycle track (gravel) and jeep tracks off road routes. Nothing downhill/single track yet but would like something capable of handling some easier single tracks and off-road routes too. I did own a Scott full suspension bike a few years ago but was sold it thinking a could ride a bit on road to gym and also hit trails, it felt incredibly slow and the suspension sucked up pretty much all the power going forward. (Probably also due to incorrect settings and so on). What i'm looking for: I need a bike that I can put some sort of slick tires on. Im using 26x1.50 cheap ones for my old Trek now for on-road and they make a massive difference compared to the stock MTB ones. I would like to do the Argus (for the first time) next year (wont be racing against the clock) but have mates doing it too that are looking at cheap road bikes, perhaps something that can keep up. I have read lots over the years and do realize the differences in angles and components, being more upright, gearing and so on. I don't expect to stay with them the entire way but the more capable the better. Not sure if I should be looking at 29er's or 650B's. I really like the components and everything I have read when it comes to the Silverback 15 Sola 1 (R23,394). Giant XTC Advanced (R20,750) but read that the above Sola 1 would be better? with better components. Trek Superfly 9.6 Carbon (R24.500) 27.5/29 Scott Scale 950 (R21,900) I'm thinking the Trek or Silverback one being Carbon the other not. Both Rockshox Reba RL front suspension. Silverback mostly Shimano XT/SLX Trek Deore XT Sram7. The XC / Cross Country bikes I think would suit me better than trail for what I'm looking for and Hardtail seems to be a good option for my price range (the extra saved on rear suspension going towards frame wheels and components) I plan on running off road tires tubeless eventually and getting a spare set of wheels and slicks for on road use. I would like advice on any other bikes in that range and on wheel sizes 27.5/29. Also on gearing for road use, Don't want to do any serious mods besides wheels and tires. Thanks very much Sean
  4. The Camelot Events team is proud to bring you the inaugural Wagon & Spear 3 Day MTB Satge Race on the KZN North Coast! (View our official race flyer attached) We have an entry limit of only 150 teams- 300 riders- so make sure you enter soon. Breathtaking scenery, natural cattle tracks and groomed flowing single track built especially for you! FB: https://www.facebook.com/wagonandspear/ Website: http://www.camelotevents.co.za/ Wagon&Spear_EFlyer.pdf
  5. So a while back me and my dad decided to build a bike,after alot of speculation we agreed on a Carbon,duel-sus 29er with sram 2x10 parts. Thats where the hunt began and after a few weeks of crawling the hub and constantly refreshing the classifieds feed we finally got an amazing frame from a hubber (CraigK) He supplied the frame, fork , stem, bar and a seatpost clamp! Next up is wheels... I will upload pics of the parts as we get them and as the build takes shape.
  6. With a UCI Level 1 coach and two pro riders, outrides from Cycle Shack is not just fun but safe, instructional and highly recommended. Moot, Mountain View, Pta North area. Look for daily post on FB @ https://www.facebook.com/cyclefitnessshack?ref=hlfor updated details or contact Hannes on 0827898141
  7. Hey guys, I know there aren't too many places left to do this, but where can one ride alone SAFE in and around Cape Town area?
  8. Hi Guys, I am FRESH into Cape Town from JHB and need to find out where the guys ride Mountainbike here? I am fairly compotent with the MTB, so I'm keen for some good distance rides on Saturdays and possibly during the week? Anyone who is keen to maybe chaparone me for a ride or two, or if there are any friendly regular groups, please let me know if I could join? Any help would be appreciated.
  9. Last Corratec to go. Own this beauty today! *Please note: available only while stocks last. Terms & Conditions apply. Delivery cost not included in sales price
  10. Wow after 15 years of riding up the berg 3-5 times a week ,summer and winter ...I finally got myself a set of waterproof booties. Thursdays deluged soaked the berg and we have quite a few puddles and a couple of streams to cross...what a pleasure coming down with dry warm feet.
  11. For all you budding film makers out there, this is how you shoot a mountain bike film... http://www.infinitylist.com/video/how-to-make-a-mountain-bike-film/
  12. Hi everyone Guy, owner of Guy's Bicycle shop, has had his custom Stevens singlespeed stolen. It was taken from his car outside Borusso's in Kenilworth, please keep an eye out for it and get in contact if you hear or see anything. The specs of the bike are as follows: Stevens frame 531 tubing with re-welded sliding SS dropouts.Wtb i23 650b rims laced onto rear wtb single duty hub,front 02 pathfinder hub with Nobbly Nic 2.35 tires.Cherry red raceface atlas cranks.Multi-coloured singlespeed chain.Cherry red Truvatic 40mm stem.Apple green SUPER wide 808bars with bright orange Easton grips.Shimano SLX brakes and a very distinct brown and orange snake skin Fizik saddleIf you do hear anything please get hold of Guy on 0836447516. We are offering a free major service if anyone is able to return this bike Any help is greatly appreciated!
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