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Lynnwood Cyclery launches its new look

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Lynnwood Cyclery launches its new look

Written by FS Online Ed on September 21, 2018 Pretoria cycling enthusiasts will be familiar with Lynnwood Cyclery. The store first opened its doors in December 2012 as the first Specialized Concept Store in the Pretoria area. Under the guidance of father and son Andy and Andre Terlouw the store has grown from strength to strength by focusing on offering customers personal and friendly service, along with state-of the-art facilities. The Lynnwood Cycling Club has helped bolster the Pretoria cycling community and develop a powerful network based around the store, welcoming beginners and experienced riders alike. On Thursday 30 August 2018 Lynnwood Cyclery officially relaunched with a new look...

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BMC unveil new Fourstroke

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BMC unveil new Fourstroke

BMC unveil new Fourstroke Written by Online Ed on September 11, 2018 Born to surpass the demands of the world’s top XC athletes, the new Fourstroke 01 delivers the ultimate performance on the most demanding courses. Every element of its structure is crafted to optimise speed, save seconds, and keep riders ahead of the pack — the ultimate Cross Country race machine. The holistic approach to look at the bike as an entire system culminated in the development of BMC’s fastest and most intuitive XC race bike ever. The all-new Race Application Dropper Seatpost (RAD) ensures that its fast and smooth adjustments maximise...

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Singing the right Anthem

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Singing the right Anthem

Singing the right Anthem Written by Online Ed on June 26, 2018 Locally, Giant’s Anthem needs no introduction. This thoroughbred cross-country machine underwentsome significant changes in 2018. After we’ve sampled the Anthem 2 Alu version, FRANS LE ROUX jumped at the opportunity to test the carbon bike. IMAGES : FRANS LE ROUX Back in July 2017, our regular bike tester Rudolf Zuidema sang the praises of the latest iteration of Giant’s race bike, the Anthem. The one tested was the company’s fiery red Anthem 2 aluminium version and we’ve waited quite some time to get our hands on a top-spec carbon model. Enter the Anthem...

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Scoop review- Specialized Epic Expert Evo

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Scoop review- Specialized Epic Expert Evo

Written by Lance Stephenson on August 16, 2018 South Africans are Specialized Epic crazy – we all love the fast, light and lively race machine which has seen the brand topping podiums throughout the world. With the addition of the brand new Epic Evo, they’ve dialed up the fun. Words by Lance Stephenson Images by Frans le Roux  Specialized have long been known for their Epic being a Race machine, using its in-house technologies in suspension such as the Brain and FSR linkages. Specialized dropped the FSR linkage on the shorter travel EPIC to lighten the bike, and to change the bikes kinematics. Specialized also moved away...

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