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  1. Hi all, I will be flying to the US with Qatar. I have a Scicon aerocomfort road bike bag. Will this be accepted with Qatar? Is it necessary to turn the handlebars around or can I put my bike in as is with handlebars in place in the Scicon bag? Thanks!
  2. Please share this very urgent warning to all South African athletes, especially cyclists. After the trauma I have experienced in the past 24hrs, I hope no one else falls into this trap. If you intend to travel overseas with your bicycle, or any other sporting equipment of a similar size (surfing, wind surfing, paragliding etc). Please please PLEASE don't book your flights with Emirates!!!!! You will regret it as much as I am doing now when you pitch up at the airport with your bike bag/box and get slapped with a $500 US (R7500) charge to have your bike on the plane. Emirates advertises a new b
  3. <<<<< Only 2 Spots left for this ride in January - book today and save 30%>>>>> If you have a true sense of adventure, and wild camping in unfenced wilderness, riding along ancient elephant migratory paths and sipping sundowners overlooking pools on the Shingwedzi that most will never get to see, then this is definately the trip for you. For all the detials and links to book - click here There are only two departures scheduled for this trip - 10-14 December 2020 and 14-18 January 2021, and due to the logistics involved, and to keep to the true wilderness spirit
  4. Its Wacky Wednesday again, and today we are excited to offer you 2 for the price of 1 on all our currenty available tours and expereinces. Thats right, EVERY SINGLE available expereinces is avaiable on the two for one special if you book it before midnight tonight. However, in terms of value for money, we would suggest you consider one of the following options: Legendary Lesotho Ride- 5-9 November 2020 - A high altitude MTB experiences vistiting world heritage sites, amazing views, killer climbs and epic descents.... Makgadigadi MTB Experience - Either in October or for something a littl
  5. It is finally all systems go for domestic travel within South Africa, and that means we can go ahead with our remain local MTB adventures for the year without any restrictions. To celebrate this, we have two amazing offers for hubbers today. Book one of the last 4 spots on our Ride the Richtersveld Trip today for only R6000 (Normally R9350.00) and you will get a free entry into the Lesotho Legends Ride for January 2021 as well - To book click here: https://adventurelogistics.co.za/product/ride-the-richtersveld/ Or - Book one of the last 8 places left on the Tonteldoos and Beyond Ride for only
  6. So I know I am probably a bit late to the party but all the rules are pretty unclear. My question is can I travel across districts (Overberg to Cape Winelands and Cape Town) to ride? Anyone able to enlighten me. Thanks
  7. Hey everyone! I and my partner are interested in travel (just a bit) around Cape Town after the race ends. We would like to do the Garden Route by car. Does anyone know safe ways to save our bikes (despite the original hotels we booked at Cape Town)? Thanks in advance !
  8. Could anyone cast some light on the best way to package / transport bikes for international flights? My bike is full carbon (MTB) and we plan to fly via Italy to Slovenia in August. Is a bike box sufficient, or should we purchase bags? Renée
  9. Hi guys and girls... I have had the good fortune of being able to ride my bikes in a variety of different places over the past little bit. So I threw together this little video of the journey. Sometimes I forget the vast differences in riding type, terrain and eco-systems we get to play in and on... And when they're all stacked up one after the other in a video the contrasts become quite obvious... Hope you guys enjoy it! Philth
  10. The Jabberwocky on the Kirroughtree trail network from my little Scotland tour... On a super sunny day! https://youtu.be/zhASNbXIXbk
  11. Assuming you have two weeks to travel overseas and experience the best in international cycling: Which event would you attend? Feel free to add something that might be even better than the options listed. PS. We are in the early stages of planning a trip for 2020 or 2021, but we don't know where we want to go. This is to give us some pointers.
  12. Hallo fellow Hubbers! I'm looking to join (or create) a lift club to travel from Cape Town to Willowmore on 9 or 10 August 2018 and return on 12 August. Anybody keen to join or got space for 1? (By that time we might be paying R25/litre) Regards Dirk
  13. Has anyone come across a situation where they want a more progressive feel to their fork for for aggressive trail riding and found that said for cannot accept tokens or spacers as with RS & FOX? I have fantastic Suntour Epixon TR (Trail) 15mm thru bolt with 130mm travel on my hardtrail which I am bumping to 140mm but, I want the fork to feel just bit more progressive. Instead of a top cap like RS where you can screw the tokens in to and then add more tokens these have a top cap that has a yellow sponge cylinder that you can cut down to make it less progressive but, you cannot make i
  14. Hi fellow cyclists Voete_bike_fanie, wants to go to Nepal and ride along the country side with bicycles. I would like to go during the December holidays, its not to warm and not too cold that time of year. I really don't mind any age, but preferably between 26-36 years of age. Moenie skaam wees nie, ons gaan nie te hard trap nie . My thoughts are sleeping over in tea houses, (ek wil nie kamp nie want dis nog uitgawes), at night and during the day doing some sightseeing, getting mauled by little children for sweats, trying not to fall off the cliffs to sudden death and exciting stuff like
  15. Looking for some advice. I want to take family (3 kids between 6-10) on a train trip to Prins Albert but would like to take our bikes along. We have traveled on Shosholoza Meyl before so comfortable with the conditions, etc I cannot find any info on whether it is possible to do this and how it will work. It used to be possible, but you need to put your bike into a storage carriage, which is risky and tedious. They don't formally allow you to bring your bike into the cabin. A long time ago, we also did a bike/train trip from Jhb to Nelspruit taking our bikes into cabin (folding back bottom bu
  16. I need a whole lot of help please. At the beginning of November this year I am planning to ride (as fast as I can) across the width of South Africa in order to raise funds for Qhubeka. I would really appreciate any help regarding the route, weather or charity tips. This is the route i have planned so far: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/16299606
  17. So this race/event/trail festival has become something of a bucket list event, and it's in a bucket list place. I have been agitating on the hub intermittently for years promoting the riding in South America, so I've decided to put my money where my mouth is. I'll be going through next year (maybe to participate in the actual race, but mostly to enjoy the riding, atmosphere, and do some ground research for a project proposal I'm working on). My plan is to rent a house for a couple of weeks (one before, the week of the race/festival, and the week after). Dates for the racing are April 23-29th 2
  18. Hi, we're going to Hoedspruit in this December holiday and we only have two bikes but don't have one extra for a friend from Swiss and keen to have it for her to joining us in Hoedspruit. Anyone know where can I rent that bike for her?
  19. Get your hands on some of the most versatile bags and packs out there. Rudy projects bags are extremely useful for almost any occasion. From the pool to the bike to the office, it caters for all. Rudy project bags and packs have many different pockets and straps to hold many different types of sporting gear as well as wet clothing. To have a look at the full range of rudy project bags visit: http://onlineshop.asgevents.co.za/rudy-project-bags/
  20. Is anyone following the trip of Ivan Zimmerman riding on his Rocky Mountain from Beijing to Istanbul? I understand that this is for charity, and even with that in mind, it's still a remarkable feat of endurance. Distance covered after 10 days: 824km Still to go: 11170km Let's give this man some support! www.ivanzimmermann.com
  21. Hi All, I am looking for a cycle buddy to cycle with me from Greenpoint to Montague Garden or in the Afternoons (3pm) cycle back from Montague Gardens to Greenpoint. Let me know!
  22. Lanseria to King Shaka 17 Oct 10:20; returning to Lanseria 18 Oct 2015 18:30. 1 Nights Accomodation at Suncoast Towers & SunSquare Suncoast Hotels, check in 17 Oct, check out 18 Oct. Deal is to recover costs of travel (kulula R1315.51, tsogo sun R1170) and any related costs for name changes by vendor. PM me for further details.
  23. Anybody cycled to Kubu Island on Sowa Pan? Intend to drive up to Mmatshumo then start from somewhere past that. Any tips advice appreciated.
  24. Good day, So I have entered the 2015 Amashova cycle challenge. Unfortunately I cannot go alone due to financial difficulties. So, what I need is a travel partner. I do not pay for patrol or toll gates, so that is covered. I basically need some one that will help with "padkos" and accommodation. I will go down on the Saturday and come back on the Monday. I can tow a bike tailor if needed, but also have a bike rack that can take 3 bikes. The arrangements for the accommodation will be the responsibility of whoever decides to be riding shotgun. Please let me know if your are interested in tagg
  25. Hi Guys I need to leave Cape Town in one month and would need a bike case / luggage to bring my road bike in Italy. Can you please suggest me a good hard case and where I could buy it? I travel a lot so I'd prefer to buy a good one that is comfortable and going to last long time Thanks a lot
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