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July 30, 2020

While many things are the same whether you are running in a live race or a virtual race, there are many things that are not the same. Take the basic logistical benefits for example - like no queue for the porta-loo (or even having to use a porta-loo at all!) and no ear...

February 11, 2020

I recently participated in a boot camp designed to familiarize riders with the 2020 ABSA Cape Epic route. We didn’t cover it all, but we covered four major segments which (thankfully!) gave my racing partner and I a fresh perspective on how to approach the upcoming 8 d...

June 10, 2019

You wake up. Your mind is shouting in the background “Its cold, actually its not cold, its freezing, I am not riding in this”. Then you have to factor in the 30 minuntes it takes to put all the layers of clothing on. It becomes the perfect recipe for not riding at all....

May 21, 2019

Our usual 5am wake up during these winter months bring a whole lot of dark, cold mornings with them. We blinked and the sunrise has moved to 6:40am. It’s tough enough trying to deal with a bundled up 5 - 10 degree outdoor ride, but by the time we get home from work, th...

March 12, 2019

March is the month for the Epic. We’ve been preparing for months, thinking about the one week of the year where we get to drop everything and pedal.

January 14, 2019

The new year often brings up discussions about goals.  Like many of our athletes at The Threshold, these goals tend to centre around body composition, weight loss and ways to ensure that the upcoming training and racing season is as successful as possible. Concerns ove...