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MTB Talk SA is a weekly mountain bike podcast hosted by Brad Brown aimed at the South African mountain biking community. We chat to the who's who of the South African MTB scene, preview races, catch up with experts and give advice from riding your first small race up to the Cape Epic.

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MTB Talk SA is a weekly mountain bike podcast hosted by Brad Brown aimed at the South African mountain biking community. We chat to the who's who of the South African MTB scene, preview races, catch up with experts and give advice from riding your first small race up to the Cape Epic.

    Christoph Sauser, Karl Platt & Jan Braai Talk the ABSA Cape Epic

    Christoph Sauser, Karl Platt & Jan Braai Talk the ABSA Cape Epic

    MTB Talk SA was down at the 2014 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Momentum Cycle Tour this past weekend and caught up with a couple of the best mountain bikers on the planet today as well as a braailete who  is taking on his first Epic. This week Brad chats to:Defending ABSA Cape Epic Champion Christoph Sauser about his Cycle Tour and his expectations of the upcoming Cape Epic.4 Time winner of the Epic Karl Platt and he spoke about mixing it up with the roadies at the Cycle Tour and also told us about his chances of picking up a 5th title at the Epic in 2014.Jan Braai who is a keen cyclist when he is not tanning some meat. Jan rode a sub 3 hour Cycle Tour and is taking on his first Cape Epic in 2014.If you would like to subscribe to our weekly podcast on iTunes here, You can listen to us on Stitcher Digital Radio on demand or find us on Soundcloud here or on RSS feed by clicking here.You can also be in touch via email or following us on Twitter or Like MTB Talk SA on Facebook.

    • 12 min
    High School Mountain Bike Series & Goal Setting with Dr Kirsten van Heerden

    High School Mountain Bike Series & Goal Setting with Dr Kirsten van Heerden

    It’s a brand new year and it is back to school and work for most, and back to the normal routine of things. We also kick off a brand new year at MTB Talk SA this week with our first Mountain Biking podcast of 2014. This week on the show:Fanie Hamman racing in the High School Mountain Bike SeriesWe take a look at the High School Mountain Bike Series with Deon Steyn. Deon tells us about the phenomenal growth of the sport of mountain biking at high school level and about the series that is set to create some world class stars. You can find out more about the High School Mountain Bike Series here.Our resident sports psychologist Dr Kirsten van Heerden joins us to chat about setting your mountain biking goals for 2014. How do you go about setting realistic, achievable goals this year? Kirsten gives us the low down.You can find out more about it here.If you would like to subscribe to our weekly podcast on iTunes here or on RSS feed by clicking here.You can also be in touch via email or following us on Twitter or Like MTB Talk SA on Facebook.

    • 32 min
    Ariane Kleinhans Talks Absa Cape Epic Money& Stop Numbness on your Mountain Bike

    Ariane Kleinhans Talks Absa Cape Epic Money& Stop Numbness on your Mountain Bike

    This week on MTB Talk SA we chat prize money and another pressing medical issue with our resident physio. On Episode 15 this week Brad:Spoke to Ariane Kleinhans about the increased prize purse for the ladies at the Absa Cape Epic in 2014. Brad also found out a little bit more about the Swiss born mountain biker who has dominated the mixed category over the last couple of years with her husband Erik.Found out more about numbness on the mountain bike with the MTB Talk SA Physiotherapist Richeard Feher. Numbness affects all of us at one stage or another on the bike and Brad and Richard talk about the causes of numbness, the treatment of numbness and most importantly how to avoid numbness on the bike.Also be sure to check out out Mountain Biker of the Week this Stephan Pieterse.You can find out more about it here. If you would like to subscribe to our weekly podcast on iTunes here or on RSS feed by clicking here.You can also be in touch via email or following us on Twitter or Like MTB Talk SA on Facebook.

    • 30 min
    Hlubi Moya to take on the Epic & the Durban Dirt Challenge with Damian Bradley

    Hlubi Moya to take on the Epic & the Durban Dirt Challenge with Damian Bradley

    On episode 14 of MTB Talk SA this week we:Caught up with actress Hlubi Mboya who is taking on the ABSA Cape Epic in 2014. Best known for her role as Nandipha in the soap Isidingo, Hlubi proves that dynamite does come in small packages and after only riding mountain bikes for 4 months is taking on the world’s toughest MTB stage race.Find out more about the Durban Dirt Challenge with director of B Active Sports, Damian Bradley. The Durban Dirt Challenge takes place in just one a month from now, and promises to be a great event in the heart of metropolitan Durban.You can find out more about it here. If you would like to subscribe to our weekly podcast on iTunes here or on RSS feed by clicking here. You can also be in touch via email or following us on Twitter or Like MTB Talk SA on Facebook.

    • 18 min
    ABSA Cape Epic Route Launched, Joel Stransky&Stefan; Terblanche,

    ABSA Cape Epic Route Launched, Joel Stransky&Stefan; Terblanche,

    We have a jam packed show for you this week on MTB Talk SA. The route for the 2014 ABSA Cape Epic was announced this week and we have the following for you on this week’s show:Brad Brown caught up with former Springboks Joel Stransky and Stefan Terblanche, who are both riding as part of Team ABSA in 2014. Joel has completed four, so knows exactly what he is in for, while Stefan is riding his first Epic in 2014.Brad spoke with William Mokgopo from the Diepsloot Mountain Bike Academy, who is riding in his third ABSA Cape Epic and he told Brad about how he got into the sport of mountain biking. William has achieved so much through the sport of mountain biking and attributes all his success to the Diepsloot Mountain Bike AcademyKevin Vermaak, Founder of the ABSA Cape Epic, talks to Brad about the race as well as some of the cool initiatives they have introduced for 2014, including new tracking pods that will enable the entire field to be tracked live online. Kevin also spoke about the Epic’s relationship with ABSA as a title sponsor.There is also a great charity aspect to the ABSA Cape Epic and Richard Beer from Cansa joins us to tell us about their involvement with the race and how you can get involved too.Hein Wagner, who was the first blind person to complete the ABSA Cape Epic spoke to us about possibly riding the ABSA Cape Epic in 2014.Stuart Pickering from Cycling ...

    • 29 min
    Vanessa Haywood’s Mountain Biking Workshop&The; Fat Tracks Mountain Bike Club

    Vanessa Haywood’s Mountain Biking Workshop&The; Fat Tracks Mountain Bike Club

    On this episode of MTB Talk SA:Brad Brown caught up with actress, model and mountain biker Vanessa Haywood. Van has been on the show before on episode 1 but this time round Brad chats to her about the Ladies Weekend she is hosting at the Arabella Hotel and Spa. It sounds like an amazing weekend of riding, so if you want to find out more listen to this week’s show and visit Vanessa’s website here.Brad also chatted to the chairman of the Fat Tracks Mountain Bike Club, Charl Joubert. Charl told us about the history of the club, one of the oldest around in the country. He also told us about their club rides and excursions as well as an amazing trail that runs right through the middle of Port Elizabeth. You can be in contact with the Fat Tracks Mountain Bike Club by visiting their website here.If you would like to subscribe to our weekly podcast on iTunes here or on RSS feed by clicking here. You can also be in touch via email or following us on Twitter or Like MTB Talk SA on Facebook.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Sharky535 ,

At long last

At long last we have a local podcast to keep us in the loop! Keep up the good work!

PDcycle ,

I am listening

Cool show, very insightful and great interviews. Keep them coming

12#so ,

Great

Great to listen to while on my weekend ride

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