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Ginger fix

Ginger fix A study from the University of Georgia in the US established that ginger appears to alleviate the pain associated with muscle injury. The test Volunteers were required to consume either two grams of raw ginger, the same quantity of heat-treated ginger, or a placebo for 11 days. Then they had to perform 18…

Singlespeed

Singlespeed

Much ado about nothing By Grant Usher We neither want, nor expect any sympathy and we don’t want anyone putting us on the tough pedestal As a singlespeeder, you have to answer questions, but I prefer to keep the answers light-hearted. People ask questions like “What is the point of riding singlespeed?” and “Are you…

Team Ineos riders go head-to-head in the inaugural Team INEOS eRace

Team Ineos riders go head-to-head in the inaugural Team INEOS eRace

With outdoor races being cancelled or postponed virtual racing has been a saving grace to pro cyclists from going mad and missing out on some competitive racing – and giving us the spectators some exciting racing and watts to watch! Zwift is an online cycling ‘game’ and training program that enables users to ride, train…

Heffalump Heroic(a)s

Heffalump Heroic(a)s

Life is so full of questions, so wanting in answers… except sometimes when the probe responds with almost absurd ofcourseness. Words: Steve Shapiro Photos: Eroica South Africa/Tyrone Bradley This feature first appeared in the May/June 2018 edition of Ride. Question; why would a relatively intelligent, certainly kind-of-educated, human being who owns the latest, niftiest, lightest…

The Cheats

The Cheats

We all remember He Who Shall Not Be Named, who once held seven consecutive Tour titles, but doping and skullduggery have been part and parcel of the Tour since it began. The second edition was almost its final one, as Mr Desgrange disqualified 12 of the entrants, including the first four on GC. Nine were…

Watch this: FITTER, FASTER, STRONGER. Ep. 1 – Hittin’ the Gym with Nino Schurter

Watch this: FITTER, FASTER, STRONGER. Ep. 1 – Hittin’ the Gym with Nino Schurter

The current lockdown situation has put a damper on racing and many are feeling the FOMO from not being able to ride and train outside. In Nino Schurter’s Fitter, Faster Stronger video he gives us a look at his indoor training methods and how it benefits you when it comes to riding your bike. Now…

The Dirtiest Tour

The Dirtiest Tour

The second Tour de France… was a complete mess. With a route similar to the inaugural 1903 edition, the first winner Maurice Garin (comfortably repeated his win, albeit by a small margin over Lucien Pothier, while the spectacularly-named Hippolyte Aucouturier (our second favourite cyclist ever, after 80’s Uzbeki sprinter Djamalidine Abdoujaparov) won four of the…

Tuli Experience

Tuli Experience

In 2015 Sinead Wannenburg took on a biking trip with fellow colleagues, a trip that initiated many more cycling trips and adventures! We look back at the article that described her truly African mountain biking experience in the heart of Botswana. Get me away from my desk in concrete Jo’burg and return me to the…