In the Pietermaritzburg area for the UCI MTB World Champs? Got some time to kill? Well come and join us for rides on the amazing Sappi Karkloof Trails from 25–29 August.


  • Sunday 25 August – trail rides 20km and 30km
  • Monday 26 August – trail rides 20km and 30km
  • Tuesday 27 August – trail rides 20km and 30km
  • Wednesday 28 August – trail rides 20km and 30km
  • Thursday 29 August – trail rides 20km and 30km followed by pre-World Champs braai, beer and banter session (braai packs for sale)

Karkloof SAPPI-67lr


Everything you need to know about the trails is here:

Things to note:

  • Rides will all start at finish at Karkloof Country Club
  • Rides will start at 14h00 and should be completed by 17h00
  • Members of Karkloof MTB Club will be in attendance as guides (trails are all well marked though)
  • Depending on numbers, smaller groups may be formed according to rider strength/fitness
  • Refreshments will be on sale before and after each ride
  • Shower and ablution facilities are open at Karkloof Country Club
  • Riding fee is R30 per person per ride (cash only + sign indemnity form)
  • Dangerous weather might force cancelation at short notice, but hopefully not!
  • All wheel sizes are welcome. No discrimination here
  • Use common sense and respect fellow riders and the property on which we’ll ride
  • It’s illegal to be grumpy. Smiles are compulsory.


For enquires, email Sean Badenhorst on or call 0833111210

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