Nino Schurter Set on Absa Cape Epic Revenge

The 2017 Absa Cape Epic champion, plus reigning World and Olympic XCO Champion, Nino Schurter will return to the race in 2019 – with one aim. To regain the title he was forced to concede in 2018. Aiding him in this quest is his new partner Andri Frischknecht, and the supporting team, DSV / SCOTT-SRAM, of European Champion Lars Forster and Gert Heyns. Schurter’s title defence was over before it really began in 2018. Matthias Stirnemann, with whom Schurter won the 2017 Absa Cape Epic, started the race with an…

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Scott Watu helmet – review

Also featured in Issue #27   The Scott Watu helmet is a full in-mold budget conscious helmet with a removable visor for everyday riding and weekend escapes. The RAS fit system, 16 vents, and light weight ensure that your helmet stays in place and you stay comfortable however you ride. This helmet was won by me in a recent XC race and has been through a lot of trail scouting and riding in various conditions. It has surprised me as it has stood strong all the way without any issues. Few good points about this…

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