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Rider, writer, editor & gentleman.

2013 Joberg2C: Day 3 – The buzz and the beers

Reitz to Sterkfontein Dam: 130km Sitting in a beanbag, as a gentle breeze blows off the Sterkfontein Dam. The sun has lost all its fury, but still hovers above the horizon. I’m listening to the post-race banter from riders. Beer … Continue reading

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2013 Joberg2C: Day 2 [image gallery]

Images courtesy of Kelvin Trautman | Nikon

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2013 Joberg2C: Day 2 – Freezing and flying

Frankfort to Reitz: 93km Frankfort was freezing this morning. And early. 4.30am is just rude. Especially when the alarm clock is a man in the paper-thin tent next to you applying chamois cream loudly. Did I mention it was cold? … Continue reading

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2013 Joberg2C: Day 1 [image gallery]

Images courtesy of Kelvin Trautman | Nikon

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2013 Joberg2C: Day 1 – Dragonboats and vetkoek

Heidelberg to Frankfort: 116km This is mountain biking! Not necessarily the course, which, after an initial dual slalom singletrack a few kilometers into the stage, was a flat slog. But we all knew that was what was on offer. It … Continue reading

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2013 joBerg2C starts with a whimper….

Boom. And just like that we’re hours away from starting the 2013 Old Mutual joBerg2c! I was hoping to avert some of the last-minute drama that comes with being tethered to Andrew Hall for a nine-day mountain bike race. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Rhino Raid Trailer [video]

Very honoured to have raced a few days of the 2013 Absa Cape Epic in WWF Rhino Raid kit. Carl and I donned the bold purple and black Craft custom design for two of our eight days in the saddle … Continue reading

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JoBerg2C Singletrack [video]

This. In. Two. Weeks. Woop!

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Friday freeride bike fix [video]

It’s the weekend! This vid just makes me want to tear into singletrack. How good? How much fun? Braaap!

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From Africa with Bike [video]

My brother, Simon is trying to win an all-expenses paid ride at the 2013 BC Bike Race with Wade Simmons – the godfather of Canadian freeride and all round good guy. Simon and I actually rode a few of the … Continue reading

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