Tom Marvin takes on the Berg and Bush marathon race

Video – Tom takes on South Africa’s Berg and Bush marathon race

Can our tester lose some timber and survive the longest race of his life?

Never one to say ‘no’ to a riding trip to sunnier climes, our technical editor Tom Marvin headed to South Africa to battle billowing dust and searing heat on the three-day Berg & Bush Descent marathon race. We’ll have a full report in the mag soon – for now, check out the video…


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