How I FAILED at the Everesting Cycling Challenge

For most people, attempting the Everesting Cycling Challenge will be the hardest ride they have ever done. I was no different. I attempted an "Everesting" for the first time in 2017 and failed miserably. I attempted one again later that same year, but failed again. This is the story of my first TWO unsuccessful Everesting … Continue reading How I FAILED at the Everesting Cycling Challenge

How to take a bicycle on a bus in Europe

Traveling by bicycle is an incredible way to see the world, but sometimes it is just too slow! There might come a time when you need to get to where you want to go faster than what you can pedal. That is when a bus trip can come in handy. I took my bicycle on … Continue reading How to take a bicycle on a bus in Europe

How to avoid BONKING and conquer every long ride!

I will never forget my first 100km bicycle ride. I bonked so HARD! The same thing happened during my first 200km ride. Needless to say, I have learnt the hard way that bonking is not fun. Bonking in cycling is a very common phenomenon that I think every cyclist has experienced. Bonking is not something … Continue reading How to avoid BONKING and conquer every long ride!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! I hope all of you have a blessed day and that you get to spend it with the people you love. I for one am spending it camping with my family at the Keurbooms Forever Resort in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. I went for an 80km ride this morning. It was 4 years … Continue reading Merry Christmas!

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.

7 Best Road Cycling Routes in the Western Cape, South Africa

The Western Cape is home to some of the best road cycling routes in South Africa. What I like about this part of the country, is that you have access to a wide variety of different scenic cycling routes. Depending on where in the Western Cape you live, you could choose to ride next to … Continue reading 7 Best Road Cycling Routes in the Western Cape, South Africa

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

Pearl Izumi X-Project 1.0 Unboxing and Size Comparison

This is my first impressions of the Pearl Izumi X-Project 1.0. I will not turn this into a review, because I have not used these shoes yet. With that said, there is something very important you need to know about Pearl Izumi and it has to do with their sizing. You might have heard me … Continue reading Pearl Izumi X-Project 1.0 Unboxing and Size Comparison

What to look for when buying a second-hand road bike

The process of buying your first road bike is extremely exciting. However, if you have no cycling experience you may not know where to look and what to look for. A mate of mine recently asked me to help him buy his first road bike on the second-hand bike market. It got me thinking… what … Continue reading What to look for when buying a second-hand road bike