Read up on Interesting articles, features, and links to informative information around bike packing, gravel riding, exploring South Africa by bike.

 

E-bike Tour: Debunking the Myths

A former triathlete/race junkie, now post-surgery, putting E-bikes to the test on a E-bike day tour. Putting the  Silverback E-bike through its paces, I reach a surprising conclusion that challenges my previous ideas about E-bikes. Two trips in one day? I remember my brother used to be able to surf for hours at a time […]

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What is a Gravel Bike?

The biggest difference between a road bike, a cyclo-cross bike and gravel bike is the frame and fork clearance for wider tyres, sometimes up to 55mm.

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Why Gravel Riding?

The Western Cape has an incredible amount of great gravel roads connecting farmsteads and small out of the way towns with a rich cultural heritage.

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What is Gravel Riding?

Gravel riding or adventure riding is a fast growing form of cycling that mostly consists of distance riding on rural municipal gravel roads, jeep track, forest roads or private farm roads.

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