Budget Riders

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6 Week Training Guide

Hi All, We have been ‘hibernating’ the last few weeks due to the cold and being plain lazy, however this is changing. Why, well because there is only 6 WEEKS left before Knysna Cycle Tour. They have release their 6 week training ‘manual’ – so we giving this a shot...

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Great Windy Ride

First ride out with both Angelo Ford (Slams) & Godfrey Gillion (Gotty). Both are strong riders and at times I was trailing behind specially in the headwinds and up the hills. Still unsure why the hills are killing me so much (Fitness or is it cause I have a 52/39...

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Topeak Air Booster Race Pod

Now I remember how expensive this sport was Second purchase for my bike was this Topeak Air Booster Race Pod from CWC Cycles This is a nice little compact kit and comes in at R 450.00 Only issue I have after my 1st ride, is that it came loose and...

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The new Gatorskin

Morning All, I went to my LBS last week to treat myself to a new back tyre. There was probably nothing to wrong with my current tyre I was riding but hey, I really wanted my new Gatorskin tyre. My bike seems a little lob-sided with two different tyres, but...

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happy wife, happy ME

As you all know not all of us cyclists has the means to just go out and buy whatever we need for our Sport. Some of us has to save up for that new Group-set, Wheelset, Bib, jersey or just any latest new bike trimming that came on the market....

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Climbing Fail

I try do as many lunchtime rides as possible for my road training for the Knysna cycle tour coming up. This ride I tried to climb La Vierge – however I could not get a rotation on the climb. Going to the LBS tomorrow for them to have a look...

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21 Days and Counting…

March 8th… D-Day for me.. Why you ask? ¬†well As most of you know the Argus Cycle Race or let me rephrase that, its now known as the CTCT “Cape Town Cycle Tour” pretty fancy name I know yes. Well this is the day that I did my last ride...

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Attack on cyclist in Hermanus

During the early a hours of the morning last week a Hermanus cyclist was cycling past CTM when 3 guys jumped out of the nearby bushes and knocked him off his bike. They continued to beat him and upon robbing him and leaving him for dead, the one guy went...

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Knysna Cycle Tour Prep

Godfrey and I have signed up for the Knysna Cycle Tour. This is a 109km road race – now, my local bike shop (LBS) informed me that my ‘second hand – cheap ass’ road bike was not in the greatest shape and advised me to at least get a new...