A Swedish company called Malmsten


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


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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Nienaber, Soggot ready for Pronutro AfricanX Trailrun title defence

Seen here:  Chantel Nienaber and Katya Soggot in action during the 2014 ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

“Let Nature Give You A Run For Your Money” Reigning women’s team champions, Chantel Nienaber and Katya Soggot are eagerly awaiting the weekend of 13 – 15 March 2015 when they will be seen attempting to successfully defend their title at South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance. “Katya and I ...

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GR300 Day 3 Race Wrap


The 3rd leg of the GR300 got off to a gorgeous sunlit start from the Quay Four race village on Thesen Islands Harbour Town, with cyclists barely showing signs of having had two demanding days of hard core riding behind them. Today’s 85km route offered fast tracks, combined with some punishing climbs, which always manages to disperse the pack. After ...

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That’s a wrap: 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

Ariane Kleinhans (Team RECM) makes it two wins in a row at the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

(Stellenbosch, 01 March 2015) They punched the air, bumped fists and grinned – sometimes all at the same time – as they completed their ride and collected their medals on Sunday, bringing the Cape Town Cycle Tour’s weekend of mountain biking to an end. About 3 500 cyclists competed in the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge at Le Bonheur Wine ...

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GR300 Day 2 Race Wrap


The second leg of the GR300 got off to a much brighter start, with sunny skies above and the only clouds to be seen were sitting above the distant mountains. The race started from the Quinta da Montanha venue on the Rheenedal Rd and took riders across a range of diverse topographies.  Riders had to tackle some serious climbing in ...

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Top riders to tackle 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge


(Cape Town, 28 February 2015) South Africa’s best mountain bikers and a giraffe will zigzag their way through Stellenbosch dust this weekend as the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge kicks off the annual Lifecycle Week. The MTB Challenge returns to Le Bonheur Wine Estate in the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy in Stellenbosch with a 38km and a 55km route on Sunday, ...

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


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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Ironman SA 2015 – Some questions you can ask yourself!


Ironman is a beast and you beat it down with months of dedication, training and top end gear. The reality is that a myriad of small things can rob you of the opportunity to kill the beast on race day. Getting your fitness in place takes centre stage during the months of preparation, and smaller issues that can cause devastation on race day sometimes ...

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