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439 Townbush Road, Montrose
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Greg Minnaar Cycles - Specialized Elite Store - sells bicycles and accessories, and offers top quality service to ALL makes of bicycles, suspension forks and rear shocks. In fact, we service and repair anything to do with bicycles. Service agents for Fox, Rockshox, Suntour, Lefty's and H/Shocks. Greg Minnaar is 3 x Downhill World Champion.

Featured product

This week's featured product: Maxxis Assegai Tyre

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World Cup Champion Greg Minnaar's signature tyre.

  • 3C MaxxGrip rubber compound available

  • Wide Trail casing optimised for 30-35mm rims

  • Dual-ply downhill casing

  • Tubeless compatible

The Maxxis Assegai tire is named after the iron-tipped spear used by the Zulu people of South Africa. Greg Minnaar, a native of South Africa, thought it was a fitting name for a tyre ready to do battle on the mountain. The tall knobs punch through dust and loam to find traction, but also offer support and confidence on wet roots and rocks. While other tires excel only in certain conditions, the new Maxxis Assegai is built to go fast everywhere.

This week's featured product: 2020 Specialized Stump Jumper ST Alloy 29

Sarah Oosthuizen

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Specialized’ Stumpjumper ST models are snappy and nimble, yet Incredibly versatile—the perfect rigs for riders seeking both efficiency and capability. The Stumpjumper ST Alloy 29 makes that winning combo affordable, with components that are big on performance and small on dollar signs.


The innovative sidearm frame design makes a lighter, better-handling bike. By directly connecting all three mounting points of the rear-end and shock to the frame, we’ve increased both stiffness and performance over bumps. End result? Total control.


Our in-house suspension-tuning team develops custom shock tunes, perfectly paired to each bike’s kinematics. We call this Rx Tune and while it’s not the easy way to build a suspension bike, it’s worth it. You feel Rx Tune as perfectly-balanced suspension.


  • The M5 alloy frame, asymmetrical “sidearm” design, and our 29er Geometry, make this Stumpjumper both capable and efficient.

  • 130-millimeters of plush and controlled suspension (including a lock-out) come courtesy of a RockShox Recon RL fork.

  • SX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain gives you single-ring simplicity and all the gearing you need to summit the biggest climbs.

  • 29er wheels roll over obstacles and maintain your momentum with ease.

  • The TranzX seatpost lets you drop your saddle on descents, increasing your maneuverability and control when the trail gets dicey.

This week's featured product: First Ascent Men's Magneeto Cycling Jacket

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This windproof and water-resistant cycling jacket packs down into its rear pocket. The Magneeto can be converted into a vest and back into a jacket in seconds with the use of magnets to attach the sleeve and shoulder section.


  • Windproof breathable and water-resistant Microtex fabric

  • Rear zip pocket acts as a stowage pocket to compress jacket into a small space

  • Sleeves zip off to become vest

  • Dropped tail for additional protection in the riding position

  • Shock cord hem


Best Use Cycling, Mountain Biking, Road Cycling

Fabric Type Microtex

Gender Male

Reflective Detail Yes

Seasons Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter

Water Resistant Yes

Weight (Kg) 0.195

The Men’s Magneeto Cycling Jacket is available at Greg Minnaar Cycles and retails for R1 250.

This week's featured product: Shimano's New XT and SLX 12 Speed Group-set

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As pioneers of the world’s first dedicated MTB groupset, Shimano has set a benchmark in performance. Now it’s your turn to Make Your Mark. Whether you’re a pro, intermediate or beginner, Shimano has the gear to fuel your mountain adventures – and keep you on track.

Built on more than 35 years of continuous innovation, Shimano’s new MTB tech lets you ride quieter, quicker, smoother and more securely than ever.

Explore the new Deore XT 12-speed and SLX 12-speed groupsets:

Watch Scotty Laughland as he gets “under the hood” of the new XT 12-speed groupset, as well as his first impressions of the SLX 12-speed groupset.

Available in store at Greg Minnaar Cycles.

This week's featured product: ‘Oakley Sutro’ Riding/casual glasses

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Designed with performance in mind, Sutro gives cyclists a bold and versatile look that they can confidently wear on and off the bike.

  • Durability and all-day comfort of lightweight O Matter ™ frame material

  • Unobtainium ™ nosepads increase grip with perspiration to help keep the eyewear securely in place.

  • Prizm ™ lenses are designed to enhance color, contrast and detail.

The Oakley Sutro range is available at Greg Minnaar Cycles and retails from R1 200 – R3 500.

This week's featured product: 2020 Specialized Epic comp Carbon Evo

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Specialized took their ultralight and efficient carbon-fibre Epic chassis and then added a mix of components that increases your fun factor without also making your checking account weep. The end result is this bike right here. The Epic Comp Carbon EVO is proof that sometimes you actually can have it all.

  • Full fact 11m carbon-fibre frame combines stiffness, strength, and light overall weight to deliver a peerless race bike—at any price. Meanwhile, the new geometry, RockShox Brain shock, and 100mm of travel, make the Epic the best handling, fastest XC rig you've been on.

  • Meet Brain 2.0. Specialized mounted the latest generation Brain shock closer to the axle, making it responsive to the smallest of bumps. We also reduced oil turbulence for consistent suspension performance, no matter how big and fast the hits come. Next, they ditched the Brain’s original floating piston for a bladder system that yields even smoother action. The world’s smartest suspension just got even smarter.

  • An extra 20 millimetres goes a long way when it comes to boosting a fork’s ability to suck up bumps. That’s why they’ve equipped the EVO with a 120mm-travel RockShox Reba RL fork.

  • The 12-speed SRAM NX Eagle groupset brings the performance of Eagle—all the gearing you need to tackle the biggest, steepest climbs—in a simple, single-ring package. No front derailleurs necessary.

  • An X-Fusion Manic seatpost brings you some much-needed drop for tackling steep descents, but it also features a zero-offset design that keeps your weight over the bottom bracket for the climbs.


  • Satin Dusty Turquoise/Dove Grey

  • Satin Carbon/Oak Green

The 2020 Specialized Epic comp Carbon Evo is available at Greg Minnaar Cycles and retails for R69000.

This week's featured product: Oakley EVZero™ Path® Tour De France 2018 Edition

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Features & Technologies

Built for speed and engineered to be the ultimate multi-sport sunglass for training, running and beyond, EVZero™ Path is Oakley's lightest performance frame and features a toric shield of Plutonite® in a rimless design for an unobstructed view.

Salute the most celebrated race in cycling with special editions of Oakley performance eyewear. Our designers created iconic art to represent the various stages of the Tour de France, from climbs and curves to downhill and the finish. Share the thrill of the Tour and take advantage of premium Prizm Road lenses that optimize vision and help riders spot subtle changes in road surfaces.


  • Frame color: Carbon

  • Lens color: Prizm Road

  • Fit: Standard

The Oakley EVZero™ Path® Tour De France 2018 Edition is available at Greg Minnaar Cycles and retails for R2900.


This week's featured product: Avalanche Kids' Bikes

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Avalanche Dora 16

Frame: Steel
Fork: Steel
Gears: Single Speed
Brakes: V-Brake
Wheels: 16″ Alloy
Colour [Girls]: White / Teal Pink

Avalanche Bolt 16

Frame: Steel
Fork: Steel
Gears: Single Speed
Brakes: V-Brake
Wheels: 16″ Alloy
Colour [Boys]: Black / Blue

At Avalanche Bicycles, they believe that you should start with the core skill of balance - after that, learning to cycle is easy. Our balance bikes cater for children from the age of 3 years. From here the fun of cycling starts. These are memories that will last a life-time, so why not get down to your nearest Avalanche dealer and start the journey today!

The Avalanche Bolt (boys) 16” and Avalanche Dora (girls) 16” bikes are available in store at Greg Minnaar Cycles, with a price tag of R1499 each.


This week's featured product: Pedro's Rx Micro-20 Multitool

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20-Function Premium Multi-Tool

  • Backed by Pedro's Lifetime Warranty and Rust-Free Guarantee™

  • Hex Wrenches: 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8mm

  • T25 and T30 torx and Flat Blade screwdriver

  • 1-12 speed Chain Tool with integrated: 7 & 8mm Flare Box Wrenches, 3.23, 3.3, & 3.45 Spoke Wrenches, Shimano® Crank Cap Tool, and Presta Valve Core Tool

  • Micro Levers with integrated Quick Link Storage

  • 160 grams

Pedro's new Rx Micro multi-tools deliver the perfect balance of size, weight, and function, ready for trailside repairs and daily adjustments. Designed for performance and durability with 6061 aluminium body, premium CrMo tool steel bits, and an anti-corrosion finish backed by our Rust-Free Guarantee™.

This week's featured product: ANGi Crash Sensor

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ANGi Crash Sensor

Specialized’s patented ANGi sensor calls for help when you can’t.

RRP: R750

In fact, it’s the first device to protect you before, during, and after a crash.

It does this through a pairing with the Specialized Ride App for iOS or Android devices. And if it detects a crash, it commences a countdown that, if you’re ok, you can stop and keep riding. If, however, ANGi determines that you’re in need of help, it’ll send an alert to your selected contacts with your last known GPS coordinates and a message that you’re in need of help.

What about if you’re out of service coverage?

ANGi has a plan for that. Just set your estimated ride time before you head out when you know that your ride will take you out of range. All you need is an active data signal when you start your session. And if you haven’t completed your ride within that time frame, ANGi will send a notification to your contacts with your last uploaded location.


  • ANGi is a ride tracker, crash detector, and safety beacon.

  • Includes a one-time activation code.

  • Detects and reports potentially dangerous helmet impacts to the Specialized Ride app, which notifies your emergency contacts and sends them your most recent GPS coordinates.

  • Additional premium features include start ride notifications and ride-time alerts.

  • Works with most helmets from other brands.

  • Approximate six months' battery life on a 2032 coin cell battery.

  • Weight: 10 grams w/ battery

  • Two-year sensor warranty