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Journal: Pedal & Paddle

BIKE RAFTING WITH A SCOOP FATTY IN SCOTLAND The bike packing Journal by Nick Tyron. Pedal and paddle his way through Glen Kinglass to Loch Etive, traversing the country’s immense landscapes and isolated fjords. He observes the wild and barren terrain as

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Debbie’s story: Rheumatic Heart

GETTING MYSELF A E-BIKE IS THE BEST THING I HAVE DONE! At the age of six years old she developed rheumatic fever, which damaged her heart valves. Now age 54, she considers herself lucky to have no heart attacks nor

Cornel Swanepoel sitting next to his Silverback bike

Night Harvest 2019 I Cornel Swanepoel

CORNEL SWANEPPOOL FINISHED IN THE TOP 5 OF THE 2018 NIGHT HARVEST! The annual Night Harvest brought to you by Monster Energy! The largest and most unique MTB dirt competition in the whole of Africa! 21 year old, Cornel Swaneppoel,

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Asian Invasion!

HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU’LL NEED FOR AN ADVENTURE RIDING TRIP IN ASIA! Silverback & the man behind Ride Rate Review, Wayne Schell partnered up to take you on a trip to Asia. It is about exploring places less traveled via single-track, trails, gravel,

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Silverback Mechanic l Geordie Roberson

FROM THE WORKSHOP TO THE FINISH LINE. Give us some background – where are you from, and what did you do before joining Silverback as a mechanic? I am Geordie Roberson, originally from Bloemfontein, South Africa. I currently live in

Tiffany keep riding on the road

Tiffany Keep: Balancing Success

10 POINTS FOR BALANCING SUCCESS ON THE BIKE AND BEING AWAY FROM THE DESK AT SCHOOL. As a competitive cyclist, my life is never boring. Quite the contrary. It is a constant balancing act between staying focused and achieving my

Shaun-Nick Bester - Silverback Sesta

Switching From Road To Mountain Biking

“I DECIDED THERE AND THEN, I NEEDED A CHANGE IN SCENERY.” Years after having done the UCI World Championships Road Race. The European professional road cycling where he competed against the best riders in the world. Shaun-Nick Bester then became

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Dealing With Pre-Race Jitters

AS THE BIG EVENT APPROACHES, CALM YOUR NERVES AND EASE YOUR FEARS WITH THESE TIPS TO HANDLE PRE-RACE ANXIETY AND RELAX ON RACE DAY. Pre-race jitters. We all know the feeling, butterflies in the stomach, nauseous and very anxious before

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Growing Up on A Bike: Bikepacking With Kids

GEAR UP & RIDE ON, GO BIKEPACKING! Bikepacking isn’t just about epic adventures with friends. It’s a wonderful way to spend quality time with your family. Even more, share life-formed experiences. I knew my wife and kids were strong enough