Full Sus: Helderberg Dirtopia Enduro

The alarm goes off at a leisurely 7h30 on a Sunday morning. Enduro time! Just the thought of getting on my trail bike to race down some unfamiliar technical trails had me woken with great excitement. Quick coffee and off I went to the Helderberg trail park, just a 30-minute drive away from Cape Town, located between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. I hiked up the … Continue reading Full Sus: Helderberg Dirtopia Enduro

Bike Hub Interview: Katja Steenkamp on the Munga 

Katja Steenkamp was the second woman to finish The Munga in 2016, and the tenth rider overall. A formidable achievement considering the challenge at hand. For those who don’t know: The Munga is a 1000 kilometre plus, nonstop race across the heart of the Karoo from Bloemfontein to Wellington, outside Cape Town. We spoke to her about the experience, and to try and learn a … Continue reading Bike Hub Interview: Katja Steenkamp on the Munga 

Pre Munga Interview with Ride Magazine

Ride: Firstly, tell us a bit about yourself. Katja: I am originally from the beautiful baroque town Dresden in the Eastern part of Germany, and moved to Cape Town in my early 20s in 2006. I have been living in Cape Town since. I am married to a local (hence the surname) and recently been spending most of my time on the bike or plan … Continue reading Pre Munga Interview with Ride Magazine