Saturday , 22 February 2020

FLYING WITH YOUR BIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA

FLYING WITH YOUR BIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Airline travel with a mountain bike can be one of the biggest schleps. Admittedly a very First-World schlep, but a schlep nonetheless. We ran some questions by the local airlines ...

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STELLENBOSCH G SPOT

STELLENBOSCH G SPOT

Make what you want with the name. If you’re a local, you’ll know exactly where to find the G-Spot, Stellenbosch’s beloved play area for mountain bikers with skill. Look, even with ...

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CELEBRATING AN INTERNATIONAL ICON THROUGH MOUNTAIN BIKING

CELEBRATING AN INTERNATIONAL ICON THROUGH MOUNTAIN BIKING

The 53rd Anniversary of the capture and arrest of the worldwide Icon and late South African former president Nelson Mandela was marked on Wednesday 5 August 2015. Madiba, as he wi ...

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ST IVES AND BIG WHEEL TRAILS

ST IVES AND BIG WHEEL TRAILS

It’s an usual name, but that’s because it describes a combination of trails that start and finish at St Ives, an upmarket accommodation/restaurant venue, all built by the staff of ...

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RHEBOKSKLOOF

RHEBOKSKLOOF

CLOSEST TOWN/CITY: Paarl, Western Cape DESCRIPTION: I’ve been known to get a bit excited on flowy singletrack. My riding mates call it the squeal of a teenage girl. I like to thin ...

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BUFFELSDRIFT, GAUTENG

BUFFELSDRIFT, GAUTENG

CLOSEST TOWN/CITY: Pretoria DESCRIPTION: The province of Gauteng continues to surprise us. Just when we think we’ve experienced every kind of mountain bike trail possible in South ...

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DESTINATION, MOUNT GRACE

DESTINATION, MOUNT GRACE

For decades, the Mount Grace Country Hotel and Spa has offered an oasis-like escape for those seeking some respite from the blurriness of fast-paced Johannesburg city life. Just o ...

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TRAIL REVIEW: PWC BIKE PARK

TRAIL REVIEW: PWC BIKE PARK

CLOSEST TOWN/CITY: Sandton, Johannesburg DESCRIPTION: We’ve reviewed a few of the trails at the PWC Bike Park in Bryanston over the past four years. But in the past year, the subu ...

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WELVANPAS, THE NEW BLACK

WELVANPAS, THE NEW BLACK

  CLOSEST TOWN/CITY: Wellington, Western Cape DESCRIPTION: You don’t pass up an opportunity to ride with Vincent Durand. The Paarl-based father of four and distributor of Sch ...

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3 RIVERS TRAILS

3 RIVERS TRAILS

  PROVINCE: Eastern Cape CLOSEST TOWN/CITY: Thornhill DESCRIPTION: Historically, mountain bike trails between Port Elizabeth and Knysna weren’t much to get excited about. How ...

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