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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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IMPLUS partners with MCNS group

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Partnership Establishes First Official Distribution Point in South Africa (Research Triangle Park, NC) – February 24, 2015 – Implus is excited to announce a new partnership with the MCNS Group. The partnership engages MCNS as the official distributor for TriggerPoint®, Sof Sole®, Sof Comfort®, Airplus®, Little Hotties®, Perfect Fitness® and Sneaker Balls® throughout South Africa, further adding to MCNS’ ability to ...

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Puma launches IGNITE your city series

As part of this epic running series featuring the all-new PUMA IGNITE, Japanese runners marked the first stop with Tokyo.  Five runners ran five, 5-kilometer races in five cities.  To demonstrate the maximum energy return and durability of PUMA IGNITE, they did it all in 24 hours.

Cape Town, South Africa (16 February 2015) – Today PUMA launched the IGNITE Your City film series after unveiling the new-to-market PUMA IGNITE running shoe a week prior. IGNITE Your City features ten global running crews as they ignite their respective cities by pushing the boundaries of their run while wearing the new PUMA IGNITE. They do it for the bragging rights, ...

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IGNITE Q&A With PUMA Footwear Designer Jacob Garcia

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Q: What makes the IGNITE tooling different from that which exists in the current market? A: The premium foam is what sets the IGNITE apart and makes it PUMA’s most responsive running shoe. We believe IGNITE foam is a perfect synergy of cushioning and energy return with the added benefit of not breaking down over time. Q: What are the ...

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IGNITE Q&A With Usain Bolt

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Q: When do you wear IGNITE? A: I start out with IGNITE as a running shoe to warm up before going into a spike, and it’s important that I wear a shoe that is comfortable and keeps my energy up. I love IGNITE for that, and can feel it make a real difference. It’s a pretty good-looking shoe as well. ...

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Puma launches IGNITE, its most energized running shoe

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Cape Town, South Africa, 11 February 2015 – PUMA is proud to introduce IGNITE, a performance running shoe featuring innovative foam technology that maximizes energy return to keep you running longer. Worn by The World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt, IGNITE is PUMA’s most responsive running shoe, optimizing comfort and durability. Designed for a wide range of runners, if you put ...

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Usain Bolt and Puma “Ignite” New York City

Runners Harness Energy in Times Square to Launch New PUMA IGNITE Running Shoe

Cape Town, South Africa (11 February 2015) – Usain Bolt was at the heart of a spectacular stunt in New York last night to launch PUMA IGNITE, a running shoe that provides maximum energy return. In the energy hub of the city that never sleeps, runners powered away on treadmills in Times Square throughout the day with the energy from ...

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