Gear

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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How does mountain bike wheel size really affect performance?

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The debate around the benefits and limitations of mountain bike wheel sizes has been raging for several years, but what are the real-world differences between 26in, 27.5in and 29in wheels? That’s a question  BikeRadar has always wanted to answer, after teaming up on an experiment with Howard Hurst of the University of Central Lancashire, has done just that. The results may well surprise you. ...

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Trek Bicycles team up with Totalsports Xterra

The sporting season has commenced on a high note with Trek Bicycles signing up as the bike partner of South Africa’s largest off-road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.

The sporting season has commenced on a high note with Trek Bicycles signing up as the bike partner of South Africa’s largest off-road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. “We are excited to welcome Trek Bicycles as the bike partner of the Totalsports XTERRA,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “All XTERRA Lite and XTERRA Full ...

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PureMotion distribute Muc-Off in South Africa

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Muc-Off is proud to have a strong global presence and is continuing to build on this by introducing new partners PureMotion Sports. PureMotion will now be distributing Muc-Off products in South Africa, they have successfully-distributed brands such as POC and ICEdot throughout South Africa and Muc-Off will be a welcome addition to their retailers. PureMotion will also be supporting Muc-Off ...

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