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  1. In February 2021 I got to be part of small four-person team, led by race director Chris Fisher, that did a reconnaissance of the race route for the inaugural edition of the Freedom Circuit scheduled for April. This is that story. Words: Carlo Gonzaga Good photos: Llewellyn Loyd/Reblex Photography Bad photos: Riders “Kuphi isipaza? Kuphi isipaza!?” Warm greetings aside this will be the most often asked question of locals during the inaugural Freedom Circuit bike packing race scheduled for April 2021. This begs the question, ‘why do I need to know the whereabout of a shop for a bike ra
  2. This Friday we have a one day only sale that really is beyond value for money. Book today for the 2-8 Sept 2021 Hessequa/Overberg Cruise, and pay only R4375pp (Normal Price R8750.00), and we will include the 9-11 Sept Stanford Cheese and Wine Ride for free, as well as 1 nights accomodation in Stanford on the 8th to link the two trips together. That works out at R480pp/pn, for a full service, fully catered luxury MTBing holiday. This offer is limited to the first 6 persons to book, thereafter normal pricing applies. You absolutely wouldnt be able to find a better value for money MTB holi
  3. Hi Guys, Since 2020 has all around made for a bit of a disaster, and I have currently got nothing but time on my hands for most of the rest of the year, I thought it might be a good idea to use that time to do something constructive, instead of wallow in the sorrows, moaning about what 2020 should have been, and while at it, why not try raise some funds for a charity that supports people who really know what suffering is, and who have also lost most of their sources of funding during this time. So, take a look here for all the details: https://adventurelogistics.co.za/echo/ and visit the
  4. For the full report with images click here, Text copied from the website below: If ever Murphy decided to show up uninvited and try his utmost to ruin what should be a fun weekend outing, this was the one he chose. The plan was to depart Pretoria around 09:30 on Friday morning, to be sure we arrive at Verlorenkloof well ahead of the rest of the group and make sure everything was ready for check-in. Fortunately, the team at Verlorenkloof, Lockdown restrictions and all, we’re on the ball, and a quick phone call to sort out the finer details was all it took, to ensure that our guests would
  5. Its Wacky Wednesday again, and today we are excited to offer you 2 for the price of 1 on all our currenty available tours and expereinces. Thats right, EVERY SINGLE available expereinces is avaiable on the two for one special if you book it before midnight tonight. However, in terms of value for money, we would suggest you consider one of the following options: Legendary Lesotho Ride- 5-9 November 2020 - A high altitude MTB experiences vistiting world heritage sites, amazing views, killer climbs and epic descents.... Makgadigadi MTB Experience - Either in October or for something a littl
  6. It is finally all systems go for domestic travel within South Africa, and that means we can go ahead with our remain local MTB adventures for the year without any restrictions. To celebrate this, we have two amazing offers for hubbers today. Book one of the last 4 spots on our Ride the Richtersveld Trip today for only R6000 (Normally R9350.00) and you will get a free entry into the Lesotho Legends Ride for January 2021 as well - To book click here: https://adventurelogistics.co.za/product/ride-the-richtersveld/ Or - Book one of the last 8 places left on the Tonteldoos and Beyond Ride for only
  7. Hi Everyone, My partner has run into circumstances precluding him from doing the race. I am now solo and looking for a new partner to do the Adventure or Race with. Since the organisers explicitly mandate team entries, I think this could be a good platform for other solo riders to connect and find partners to do the race with. If you are interested, please inbox me and we can have a phone call to see if we could train and race well together. My skill level is intermediate to advanced (especially in technical descents). Fitness is good to great, with a lot of work planned for the lead up
  8. Spice Route Destination and Fairview Estate is one of the most visited attractions in the Winelands area . located lease than 30 min from Durbanville and 40 min from Strand and the City Bowl , it is the ideal venue to take the family or mates for a awesome day out. Spice Route has no less than 5 restaurants , a host of different artisans that include craft beer , gin , chocolate , cheese and 2 new kids play areas that include pump tracks . Developing a Hero Adventure Trail park was a no brainer and together with the land owners we have spent the better part of 18 months developing a netw
  9. There's something magical about riding your bike with a planned route and everything you'll need with you. Its simplicity is rich fodder for the soul. Over the last couple of months I've been drawn in more and more to this simplicity, and I've developed an ever growing hunger for biking adventures. I've found myself gravitating to ultra-long distances, and where the riding pushes me hard, not just physically, but mentally too. Maybe it's my age - searching for that personal next level - or the immensely satisfying feeling I get each time I reach my goal totally spent. I just love it!
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    3Mountain 2018

    Join us for the Free State’s biggest multi stage event. Date: 22-25 March 2018 Venue: Clocolan Show grounds Choose between the Adventure and Lite distance options to suite your fitness level. We even have different sporting codes, MTB, Trail run and Combo events to choose from. Awesome routes awaits participants as we have put together the best of all the routes over the previous years. All stages will start and finish from the race village in town. Same great water points on route, and of course a super race pack with loads of merchandise and extras to make you feel part of the fa
  11. This episode of Trail Daze is dedicated to the people of Knysna and surrounding areas, who were affected by the devastating wild fires during June 2017. Our sincere condolences go out to those who lost so much, in particular, the tragedy of losing loved ones. For the making of this episode, we were lucky enough to visit the Garden Route in all its splendour, and I’m glad to be able to showcase that beauty here. Nature always bounces back stronger than before, and we're certain that the people of Knysna will persevere to rebuild and strengthen their towns and community once again. Ewald Sadie F
  12. Discussing this mission over a few beers - mostly what equipment we didn't have and still need to get - the plan manifested into a three-day ride along arguably some of the most scenic stretches of beach in South Africa. Being novices at this, we decided to keep it simple and ride from Wilderness to Knysna, averaging about 30km a day stopping at backpackers along the way. That may sound like a short daily stint, and it is, but with so many unknowns of fatbikability, heavy luggage and never intending to pedal all day to begin with, we agreed that this would fit in better with our beer drinking
  13. Planning a bike packing adventure from Pretoria to Knysna. The Missus is a little concerned about my safety so I am going to try and get a tracker but have also decided to see if I can find anyone to join me ........ for all or just parts of the route. Current thinking is to leave 04:00 from Pretoria on Sun 11 December. Route at this stage looks something like this: Day 1: Pretoria to Heilbron (182km - B&B accommodation)Day 2: Heilbron to Clocolan (211km - Camping on Ben Nevis Farm)Day 3: Clocolan to Smithfield (198km - B&B accommodation)Day 4: Smithfield to Hofmeyr (219km - B&a
  14. So i am doing the Sani this year, but i just read that i need a GPS, which I don't have. Are any other peeps out there riding without a GPS?
  15. I am starting this thread to get some interest going regarding the mountain bike routes around Franschhoek. I have been facilitating a team of trail builders during the past 4 months. Work was mostly focused on clearing and repairing old forestry roads, but some new sections and links have also been built. We will launch the trails by the end of January once they are all marked and mapped, but in the mean time you are welcome to contact me to come and ride the routes as planned. This will also probably be the last chance to ride these mountains for free as a permit system will be necessary i
  16. Welcome to Lydenburg's second MTB Race proudly sponsored by Glencore. 25 March 2017. 40 km (technical & elevated tracks, over 1000 m) , 17 km, 10 km & kiddies 2,5 km As well as a 12 km Trail Run Markets, Food & Craft Stalls Live music - Gerald Clark!! Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve Contact Charlene mtblydenburg@gmail.com 078 384 0330
  17. Looking to put together a list of amazing places to ride, please share your pictures and your experience here....
  18. With kilometres of natural trails, Lesotho is truly a trail riders paradise! The 2015 Lesotho Extreme was an action packed weekend of incredible trail riding and spectacular scenery. Check out the video here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bbwFQr-UgEs Go to our website to find out more about the 2016 Lesotho Extreme: http://www.detourtrails.co.za/lesotho-extreme-trail-festival/
  19. I would like to swop a W2W Race entry for an Adventure entry.
  20. All Looking to swap/exchange our 2015 Sani2c Race entry for an Adventure. My partner cannot ride the Trail and I desperately need to be elsewhere on the Friday night. Any help would be massively appreciated. Louis
  21. Who is doing the magalies adventure this year? 2 days 65km day 1 55km day 2
  22. Hi all, I am embarking on a personal website called MTB Events SA. There are so many MTB events across South Africa and they each have their own website. The reason why I started this website is because I want to have a centralised website/database where you can view all events across the country. I want to display event information in a neat and readable way instead of having race details all over the place. I also want to display accommodation in and around the event. I always struggle to find accommodation when travelling to far away races. I also want to display things to do in and aro
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