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Trans Baviaans

Trans Baviaans Countdown – 1 Week Left! Rules and Guidelines

It is almost time!!  We all know with everything there are some rules and guidelines that need to be followed so it is fair to everyone who joins in the fun and competition.  Here are all the necessary rules and guidelines that you need to know before you take on this amazing challenge!! “Failure will […]

XP3 & XP7

Review: Extreme Lights XP3 and XP7 bike lights

We found this awesome review and comparison of the XP3 Performance Cycle Light and the XP7 Ultimate Cycle Light by Nick from The Hub Staff.  This gives you a great idea of what each light is capable of. It’s been a dry winter in the Cape, making it all that much easier to leave the […]

Gemma Roper designed the Safe & Sound headphones specifically for cyclists. Photograph: Gemma Roper

Is it safe to listen to music while cycling if it’s playing through your face?

Ever wonder if there is an easier way to listen to some music while cycling?  Gemma Roper Designed the Safe & Sound headphones that plays music through your cheekbones… Now you are thinking: “But how would that work?” Read on if you want to know more about this innovative design. There are two types of […]

Trans Baviaans

Trans Baviaans Countdown – Support Driver Information – 2 Weeks To Go!!

This Trans Baviaans Countdown Blog is especially for the Support Driver of each Team!  Its not just the Cyclists that need to prepare for this epic adventure, the support team is just as important.  Here follows some vital information for you Support Drivers. “You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the […]

Merrel Adv Addicts

Merrell Adventure Addicts Cycle Light Review from Expedition Africa

Graham Bird from the Merrell Adventure Addicts delighted us with yet another outstanding review on the XP3 Performance Cycle Light.  Graham Bird leads and manages the Merrell Adventure Addicts, he is a true adventure addict.  The Merrell Adventure Addicts used the XP3 Performance Cycle Light and the XP1 Cycle Light at the Expedition Africa. Having […]


Synergy Drive Technology

When two elements work together and the combined result is more than the sum of the individual element it is called Synergy.  This is the principle around which the Extreme XPh Headlamp is build. The end result is that you have a lighter and smaller light for the same constant apparent brightness with extended runtimes. Synergy […]

The running joke with a very serious headlamp – Xph Headlamp Review by Rentia Retief

Rentia Retief competed in the Bat Run using the Extreme XPh Headlamp.  Here is her account of the Bat Run and how she found the Extreme XPh Headlamp.   My entry for the Bat Run on Saturday evening the 28th of February was rather set upon a last minute ‘fear of missing out’ decision. With tekkies […]


Trans Baviaans Countdown Begins – 6 Weeks to go!

As you all know we are one of the Trans Baviaans Sponsors, so naturally we take a big interest in the race, track, teams and most of all the adventure.  For the next 6 Weeks we will do a weekly countdown blog for the Trans Baviaans.  We will cover: the necessary training, the route, the […]


Trans Baviaans – Training, Training, Training!!!

In this week’s Trans Baviaans Countdown we are going to discuss the Training.  This Training Program, designed by Leon Scheepers, spans 20 Weeks.  This will give you a good guideline on where you should be at now and what you can achieve when the time comes to stand by your team mates!  Just remember to […]