Posts filled under:Tales From Bikeland
  • 2009 Absa Cape Epic Stage 5

Get Off Your Bike and Have a Go!

Mountain bikers know how physically demanding mountain biking can be, in fact some would say it is one of the most comprehensively challenging sports out there. So how can a mountain biker improve on their complete and dynamic fitness without […]

Pro Vs. Punter

WEEKEND Pro:  Russell Nankervis. Age:  21. Height: 193cm   Build:  Tall and skinny. From: Bendigo, Victoria How would your mates describe your riding style? Most would probably describe my body as all ‘arms and legs’ given my tall shape! In […]

PUNTER vs. pro

Weekend Warrior: Chris Humphries.  Age:  34. Height:  183cm  Build:  Slim. From: Near Newcastle. At the base of the Watagans. Riding style: XC / light AM.  I prefer my wheels mostly on the ground. Rough moto trails or smooth single track […]

CLUB Profile – the Red Hill Riders

What do you think the best attributes of the club are? RHR’s credo is “It’s no ordinary mountain bike club” and that’s not just lip-service. It’s something we really try to live up to. The club was born out of […]

Steve Partridge’s 4th. column from Enduro

Knuckling down and getting a real job doesn’t mean that random inspiration might not walk through the office, Steve explains. Regular readers of the Man o’ Wheel column would be aware that in a previous incarnation I dollar-rolled with the […]

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  • RideCairns

Ride Cairns launches smart phone app

Mountain bike riders exploring the Cairns and Great Barrier Reef region will be able to locate buddies on any of the 700km network of Ride Cairns trails with a smart phone app launched today. Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) Chief […]


One of my favourite people in the world says she rides during the week so she’s fit enough to ride fast with mates on the weekends. It so happens that her friends are fairly quick, and this desire alone is […]

Trek’s new singletrack weapons – Top Fuel & Pro Caliber SL

Trek has released two new platform-redefining cross country bikes with the unveiling of the revamped Top Fuel and the Procaliber SL. Both bikes represent Trek’s commitment to providing the most technologically sophisticated product for the most discerning mountain bikers. The […]