Momsen Bikes

22 11, 2018

Gravel is Growing

By |2018-11-23T08:34:49+02:00November 22nd, 2018|Moors & Prairies|Comments Off on Gravel is Growing

Seamus Allardice might be biased – he has drunk the gravel bikes Kool-Aid after-all – but he believes gravel is growing in South Africa. It goes further than brands bringing bikes into the country and events popping up all along the country’s network of dirt roads. The heart of the matter lies in the maturation [...]

3 09, 2018

Gear: Momsen Vipa Race

By |2018-09-06T11:13:34+02:00September 3rd, 2018|Gear Reviews|Comments Off on Gear: Momsen Vipa Race

The Momsen Vipa first made its debut in 2013 and since then the standard frame has spawned a number of incarnations. The most exciting of these is the Vipa Ultra, which you can read about on Diverge here, but also the Vipa Trail and Vipa Race. Seamus Allardice put the Race 2 through its paces [...]

1 08, 2018

Trans Baviaans Founder Makes His Debut in 15th Edition

By |2018-08-01T12:32:52+02:00August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trans Baviaans Founder Makes His Debut in 15th Edition

Wikus van der Walt – the founder of EcoBound Mountain Events, the organisers of the iconic To Hell and Back and Trans Baviaans mountain bike races – will be making his Trans Baviaans debut in the 15th edition of the famous ultra-endurance race, when he rides the Repeat on the 18th of August. To make [...]

17 04, 2018

A South African Classic Reborn

By |2018-04-17T18:05:15+02:00April 17th, 2018|Gear Reviews|1 Comment

During the 2018 Absa Cape Epic, five years on from the launch of the original Momsen Vipa, the latest reincarnation of the South African classic was introduced to the mountain biking media. Dubbed the Vipa Ultra the bike is a distinctive machine with, flattened, oversized tubes making up the front and rear triangles. At first [...]

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