Bike Reviews

TESTED: Trek Powerfly FS 7 plus

The 2019 Trek Powerfly is a mid-travel all mountain eBike laced with the brand’s well refined technology and trail heritage. A Bosch motor assists your pedaling efforts up to speeds of 25kph but what of the bike’s handling characteristics, versatility and range?

Gear Reviews

TESTED: Bell Spark, extended protection trail helmet

Established in California in 1954 Bell has a strong racing culture knit into its brand DNA and is arguably at the very forefront of helmet engineering. The Bell Spark trail helmet presents in typical Bell styling and is aimed at all mountain riders looking for enhanced protection at a value price point.


INTERVIEW: Doug Ryder, the dreamer

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka Team Principal Doug Ryder is nothing short of a South African cycling icon. A captain of the SA national team from 1993 to 2002, his career highlights as a racer include winning the Boland Bank Tour in 1995, winning the 2001 Cape Argus Cycle Tour, representing South Africa multiple times at the road World Championships and at the 1996 Olympic Games.