Gear

The Garmin Fenix 3. Dress for success.

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Sports watches are about functionality. They do what they are supposed to do: track your sports activities. However, many athletes take it off and revert to their favourite dress watch when they step out of the shower. With the Fenix 3 there is no more need for it. Its functionality outclasses any other sports watch, and the box for a ...

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Puma partners with Wings for Life World Run

PUMA are very excited to announce their partnership with Wings for Life World Run

Cape Town, South Africa (15 April, 2015) – PUMA has partnered with Wings for Life World Run, confirming a multi-year partnership that kicks off in May this year. This unique event enables runners to compete simultaneously around the world from 35 locations, running as far as they can before a moving finish line, called the Catcher Car, overtakes them. PUMA ...

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PUMA has introduced the new Faas 300 v4 to the Faas family collection

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Description (Profile):  The updated Faas 300 v4 continues to be the perfect performance training shoe in the Faas collection. With a lightweight technical platform and a minimal and deconstructed upper, this shoe will make any runner feel lighter and faster whether it be training runs or races. Upper:  AIRMESH: Provides breathability & comfort SUPREME RIDE SOCKLINER: Lightweight & breathable perforated ...

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Strava launches app for Apple Watch

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Strava, the global online community for athletes, has redesigned its mobile app specifically for Apple Watch. Strava’s intuitive, sport-specific design will seamlessly integrate with Apple Watch’s distinctive technology, delivering effortless connectivity and a more personal, engaging, and real-time training experience for cyclists and runners. “Apple has shaped the space it operates in by pushing the boundaries of technology and design. ...

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XC Revolutions taking on the big guns

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A couple of months ago a gentleman called Johan Prinsloo, send me an email introducing himself as the owner of XC Revolutions in Taiwan an distributor of mountain biking parts; he wanted us to test some of his products. This South African born businessman originally started trading in Diamond Tools; hence he has had contact with many of the factories ...

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Puma IGNITE arrives in South Africa stores

We’re excited to announce that following the successful launch in New York, the PUMA IGNITE finally arrives in South Africa.

Cape Town, South Africa, 4 March 2015 – Usain Bolt’s training shoe of choice, the PUMA IGNITE hits South Africa stores tomorrow (Thursday 5 March 2015). PUMA’s most responsive running shoe, it features innovative foam technology that maximizes energy return to keep you running faster – if you put the energy in then IGNITE gives it back. Powering every stride ...

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A Swedish company called Malmsten

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A little bit of background on myself as a reviewer. Currently I swim around 5-10km a week with triathlon being my main sport. I’ve logged a lot of kilometers and tried countless swim products. We have to understand that we all have differently shaped faces and one risk you take when buying online is that you don’t get to try them on. Goggles are designed differently ...

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Beloved Specialized Prevail – RIP

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This past weekend at the Cycle Tour MTB Challenge, my helmet fulfilled its intended purpose and saved my noggin in a crash. I was coming down a very loose, steep and rocky descent that had an off-camber right hand turn at the bottom. I was trying to navigate the ruts and make the turn when, bam! I hit the deck. ...

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Family owned business partners with Specialized Bicycles to become the first Specialized Concept Store in Cape Town

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Revolution Cycles, owned and run by the Kotze family has teamed up with Specialized Bicycles to open up a Concept store in the heart of Cape Town. Situated in Bree street on the foot of Table Mountain, the setting could not be any better. Revolution Cycles has truly become a shopping destination for locals and foreigners alike. “The different levels ...

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The next level of tubeless tools

New innovation by Team Bulls’ Stefan Sahm set to revolutionise the way you carry a tubeless puncture repair kit.

The SahmuraiSword (named after creator Stefan ‘Sahmurai’ Sahm) is an easy-to-use, simple-to-store and, most importantly, safe, way of carrying a tubeless plug system on your mountain bike. Built into what are essentially bar-plugs, the system allows you store both the plug and reamer tool inside your handlebars.  The SahmuraiSword fits snug and locks fast inside the handlebars without any give or movement. It doesn’t affect riding in ...

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