Videos

October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skillz – Cornering Fast

Cornering at speed and with confidence is one of the best ways to make up time on a mountain bike course. Watch as Olympian James Reid explains the key skills to staying smooth and fast in […]
October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skillz – Nutrition

Eating and drinking can be the last things on your mind when you’re racing at full gas around a fast course. Ariane has some tips on how to make it through a race and avoid hitting […]
October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skillz – Track Stands

Sometimes it’s not about being the fastest! Trackstanding is an essential skill to master on the trail. It’ll help you climb and descend better when the trails get really steep. Besides, it’s impressive to watch and […]
October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skillz – Drop-offs

James Reid recently tore through the all-new Cascades course in Pietermaritzburg to claim his second South African Elite Cross-country title. Get some hot tips from our champion on staying fast and smooth when hitting drop-offs.
October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skillz – Bottle Handover

Bottle handovers have become an essential part of lap racing and are fun to practice. Our Five-time Absa Cape Epic winner and Swiss Marathon Champion Ariane Kleinhans relies on Team Spur’s Brent Botha for a seamless […]
October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skillz – Fixing a flat

South African Mountain Bike Champion James Reid has been known to plug a tyre, inflate it, and get racing again in under 20 seconds! Here he takes you through the basics of this essential trailside mechanical […]
October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skill – Starting fast

South African Cross-country Mountain Bike Champion James Reid has spent years honing his mass-starting technique. Here he shows you how to make sure you’re the first rider into the singletrack. Giveaway iPhone 7 Plus Watch Fifty […]
October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skillz – Hopping Pavements

Mountain biking about dealing with whatever the trail throws at you. Successfully getting you and your bike up and over rocks, steps and bumps is an important skill to master. Watch Ariane Kleinhans from Team Spur […]
October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skillz – Conquering Climbs

Ariane Kleinhans is known for her climbing powers, and while her incredible fitness gets her to the top quickly, it’s her strong technique that provides the greatest advantage. Let the Swiss Marathon Champion show you how […]
October 25, 2016

Spur Sizzling Skillz – Pre-race bike check

Watch Team Spur mechanic JP Jacobs, take you through an essential pre-race bike check. Make sure your machine is safe and ready to rip up the trails at your next Spur Schools Mountain Bike League event!
October 25, 2016

Introducing Spur Sizzling Skillz video series

While the Team Spur duo are busy preparing for the Marathon and Cross-country World Champs in Europe, they are also hoping a series of videos they release this week will inspire the next generation of mountain […]