About Max Knox

The popular Specialized rider is the current national MTB marathon champion. Some say that the sprouting of his retro moustache last year gave him power and speed. Rumour has it 2013 will be the year of the mullet.

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What We Can Learn From European Mountain Bikers

  The UCI MTB Marathon World Championships. It’s the one event many riders dream to win. The white jersey with stripes indicating that you are champion of the world. Incredible to believe that South African heroes such as Greg Minnaar and the late Burry Stander have both had time in the jersey. Showing that South Africans not only have the potential but also the will power to succeed at the very top. Preparing for the […]

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10 Ways To Become A Better Stage Rider

Switching between one-day and multi-day events can be a daunting task. For some, hours are precious and you never have the opportunity of easing your way through a week-long event or even a three-day event for that matter. However, with the growth of stage racing in South Africa, it’s inevitable that sooner or later you are going to give it a crack. The following pointers will make the switch a little more pleasant and give […]

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Five easy ways to maintain your MTB

Maintaining your mountain bike is ultra important if you want to enjoy the sport and not be stuck with a mechanical on the side of the trail. Here are five easy ways to maintain your MTB.

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Max Knox’s Top MTB Ultra Marathon Tips

The Barberton and Sabie Ultra marathons get the year off to a long distance start. Here are my top three tips to get you through each race. Barberton Ultra | 120km | 3,300m of climbing 1 Pedals Barberton is a strange place and there’s a good chance there will be a hard day of rain before the race. This makes the ground really soft and if you’re on and off the bike a few times […]

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