South Africa’s very own Mont Ventoux!

This weekend, a friend and I decided to tackle the iconic Jonaskop Mountain climb located between Villiersdorp and Worcester in South Africa. The climb has been dubbed "the hardest road climb in South Africa", a title which once again held true on Saturday. The climb was extra tough this time around due to my lack … Continue reading South Africa’s very own Mont Ventoux!

Cycling up Jonaskop: the hardest tarred climb in South Africa

If you are looking for a brutally challenging, yet mesmerizingly beautiful mountain climb, look no further than Jonaskop. Jonaskop is arguably the toughest tarred climb in South Africa. Today marked my 4th summit of the mountain and I figured it is high time I share this experience with you. Jonaskop Mountain Climb There is a … Continue reading Cycling up Jonaskop: the hardest tarred climb in South Africa

Prince Alfreds Pass: Gravel Cycling in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

I have been cycling in Plettenberg Bay for years now, but this is the first time that I have a gravel bike with me! I can not believe what I was missing out on. I always knew that Plettenberg Bay had some epic off-road riding routes, but I never knew exactly how epic they were … Continue reading Prince Alfreds Pass: Gravel Cycling in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Pragma Bikes Gravel Bike Build | Building up Durianrider’s Pragma Gravel Breaker

The Pragma Gravel Breaker is one of the Pragma Bikes sold by YouTube personality Harley Johnstone aka Durianrider. Here I share details about my Pragma Gravel Breaker bike build, which came out to under 9KG! I also talk more about Pragma Bikes in general.

Road Cycling Shoes VS MTB Shoes: What should you buy and WHY?

You may think that choosing between road shoes and mountain bike shoes, would be decided by what type of bike you ride. If you ride a road bike, you wear road shoes, and if you ride a mountain bike, well... you wear mountain bike shoes. I am here to make the case that you do … Continue reading Road Cycling Shoes VS MTB Shoes: What should you buy and WHY?

How to SELL your second-hand bicycle online

This year I have been incredibly active on the second-hand bike market. I have bought and sold a number of bikes and other cycling goods. In this post I will give you my tips to get the most out of your second-hand bike sale. There are a few things I have learnt are important to … Continue reading How to SELL your second-hand bicycle online