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Three Hot Tips for the Tour de France Spectator

Three Hot Tips for the Tour de France Spectator

10 July 2024

We’re in the midst of one of the world’s greatest cycling tours! If you’ve been following the Tour de France through the media or on TV, we can all agree that it serves up a mix of heart-pounding thrills and more relaxed road trips. Whether you're a Tour de France pro or just a casual viewer, mastering the art of catching the most thrilling moments is the ultimate power play!

Keeping Your Bike Clean This Winter

Keeping Your Bike Clean This Winter

19 June 2024

While South Africa rarely experiences very cold winters, the drop in temperature is still enough to demand a bit more care for your bike. Read more on how to give your bike extra care during the colder months.

8 Tips for Cycling in Winter

8 Tips for Cycling in Winter

30 May 2024

Winter is just a few weeks away. You might be discouraged by the thought that your cycling might have to be on hold due to the colder weather, but we're here to share some tips on how to enjoy your daily cycling even when it gets a bit chillier.

Get Your Bike Race Ready

Get Your Bike Race Ready

17 April 2024

As you prepare for Iron Man, remember that your bike should be just as ready to race as your body and mind. Let's make sure everything is in top shape for the ultimate challenge.

Tips for Effective Post-Race Recovery

Tips for Effective Post-Race Recovery

06 March 2024

Recovery is a crucial part of any race. During a race, the body is placed under stress, and the muscles are broken down. During the recovery period, the muscles repair, adapt, and become stronger, making your rides easier the next time. If you don't allow yourself enough recovery time to rest and repair after a race, you won't improve, and you'll be at an increased risk of illness, injury, and over-training.

Preparing for a Cycle Tour

Preparing for a Cycle Tour

05 February 2024

It’s a fresh start to another year with so much to achieve and accomplish. If you’ve been pondering new cycling challenges for yourself in 2024, perhaps a cycle tour is on the cards for you. Whether it’s a leisurely tour to take in the sites of our beautiful country or a stage race, like that of the annual Sabie Xperience, days spent cycling the roads of South Africa will need a bit of forethought and preparation. We explore some training tips and tricks to get you saddled up and ready to take on the challenging and beautiful roads we have on offer all over the country.

Finding the Right Riding Kit for You

Finding the Right Riding Kit for You

31 October 2023

Cycling is a diverse sport with many unique needs that suit the individual cyclist. Whether you’re taking up the sport to take leisurely weekend rides or to test your endurance over long trails, it’s not just your bike that will differ, it’s your kit too. We look at what kit you’ll need in the various areas that cycling has to offer.

Nourishing an Extra Long Ride

Nourishing an Extra Long Ride

25 October 2023

When it comes to nutrition there are some fundamental principles that cyclists should consider as starting points, especially when taking part in high intensity extra-long rides. We explore the basic principles and give suggestions on how to keep your body nourished on 6+ hour rides.

Retül Helps You Find Your Perfect Cycling Match

Retül Helps You Find Your Perfect Cycling Match

20 October 2023

Action Cycles offers the revolutionary Retül Match System, designed to assist cyclists in reaching their performance goals. Read more to find out how the Retül Match System works.

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