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Top Mountain Biking Trails, Gauteng Top Mountain Biking Trails, Gauteng

An overview of the best mountain biking trails in Gauteng for you to improve your performance and have fun...

Mountain-biking in Mapungubwe - Trunk call Mountain-biking in Mapungubwe - Trunk call

Welcome to cycling off the map in Mapungubwe, where cranking pedals are all about inspiring children to care for their natural...

The Cross Cape Cycle Route - A Journey through the Senses The Cross Cape Cycle Route - A Journey through the Senses

When you embark on the Cross Cape cycle route, you’re opening yourself up to a multitude of invigorating and unique experiences...

Coastal Cracker- one of SA Coastal Cracker- one of SA's best cycle routes

Each year, fires aside, we rush through Hout Bay, Llandudno and Camps Bay to the finish of the Cape Town Cycle Tour, focused...

Amazing Grace - mountain bike facility in Gauteng Amazing Grace - mountain bike facility in Gauteng

Mount Grace Country House's spiffy new mountain-biking facility is a great offering for its guests, as well as riders from all...

Cradle Cruising - a great place to ride your bike Cradle Cruising - a great place to ride your bike

Probably the most popular training route for road cyclists in Johannesburg (and even Pretoria) is the Cradle of Humankind world...

Northern Exposure - Ride here Northern Exposure - Ride here

Northern Farm Nature Reserve, bordering Lanseria and Diepsloot, has long been a mainstay of Gauteng mountain biking - at least...

San, sand and sundry animals, West Coast mountain bike trail San, sand and sundry animals, West Coast mountain bike trail

The Cape West Coast is better known for fishing villages, unspoiled beauty and its hospitable people, but the mountain-bike...

Barn Storming Barn Storming

The endless ramps, drops and brms will keep you on your toes and ensure you burn enough calories...

Here be Heffalumps - best cycle rides in the Garden Route Here be Heffalumps - best cycle rides in the Garden Route

Planning a trip to Knysna? Here's everything you need to know about cycling in Knysna and the Garden Route ...

a Bientot, Avianto! Ride Free CyclePark, Muldersdrift, Jhb a Bientot, Avianto! Ride Free CyclePark, Muldersdrift, Jhb

Avianto, in Muldersdrift in the Cradle of Humankind, is probably best known to the greater public as a world-class wedding and...

More precious than rubies - cycling in Loskop, Mpumalanga More precious than rubies - cycling in Loskop, Mpumalanga

The latest options for mountain bikers at Forever Resorts near Groblersdal ...

Moon River Mountain Bike Cycle Track, Wolwespruit, Pretoria Moon River Mountain Bike Cycle Track, Wolwespruit, Pretoria

When it comes to trails in inner city spaces, Pretoria has always been a little ahead of the pack. Andrew Steer tests its lates...

Mountain biking through iSimangaliso Mountain biking through iSimangaliso

The second iSimangaliso MTB 4 Day powered by Nashua proved a resounding success, with the 280 mountain bike riders emerging a...

Ride Free Bike Park - Modderfontein Nature Reserve Ride Free Bike Park - Modderfontein Nature Reserve

Just minutes away from the Sandton business district, Andrew Steer discovers a little piece of cross-country bliss...

Ride the Wild Side Ride the Wild Side

On a mountain bike you can travel at just the right pace to fully appreciate the African bush, as Fiona McIntosh discovers in ...

Garden Route Trail Park Garden Route Trail Park

Along the Garden Route lie the historic remains of South African mountain biking's beginnings. And some exceptional brand-new ...

Southern charm Southern charm

Andrew Steer has been riding at the Vlei Cycle Park in the south of Johannesburg for a few years now and the great riding trail...

Night Rides Night Rides

Shaen Adey discovers an irresistible combination - cycling the Richtersveld by the light of the fall moon. I'd been invited to ...

Capital gains Capital gains

Groenkloof Nature Reserve is a cycling gem right in the heart of Pretoria - and although he has tasted snippets of the area's ...

Mountain Bike Trail, Oudsthoorn, Western Cape Mountain Bike Trail, Oudsthoorn, Western Cape

Exceptional single track mountain biking trails are carved out of the Karoo koppies, making for exceptional erosion-free...

A river runs through it A river runs through it

The Spruit is the lifeblood of Johannesburg mountain biking. The most popular MTB trail in Johannesburg is not one of the many...

Hakahana Trails Hakahana Trails

North of Pretoria is an ever-expanding and improving trail network that will leave you breathless. In a good way, as Andrew ...

The Beasts are back The Beasts are back

Adele Tait explores the rejuvenation of one of our favourite African adventures. Bike4Beasts (B4B) started off as an annual ...

Outdoor Activities at Thabaphaswa, Limpopo Outdoor Activities at Thabaphaswa, Limpopo

An exceptional retreat with great camps, hiking and mtb, stunning surrounds and activities for the whole family near Mokopane...

Whines and Wails Whines and Wails

On the mountain above Somerset West is an old wagon trail. Back in the 1860s, 4500 ox wagon's climbed it every year. In 2012,...

Technical Mountain Biking in Bloemfontein Technical Mountain Biking in Bloemfontein

2 suburban mtb trails offer technical challenges and fun. Hire a bike, find a group of riders and test your skills in Bloemfontein

Mountain Biking at Union Trails, Fouriesburg Mountain Biking at Union Trails, Fouriesburg

Enjoy world-class mtb trails in the sandstone expanses of the Rooiberg mountains outside Fouriesburg in the Eastern Free State...

Cycle Trails around Kamieskroon, Namaqualand Cycle Trails around Kamieskroon, Namaqualand

In spring the MTB trails around Kamieskroon in Namaqualand make you think you have found your way to the Garden of Eden. MTB gem.

West Coast National Park Cycle and MTB Trails West Coast National Park Cycle and MTB Trails

Cycle the West Coast NP and enjoy the wild flowers and the views of the lagoon from the top of Seeberg. MTB & cycle routes.

Easy Rider Easy Rider

A wonderful way to discover the Natal Midlands is by mountain bike on the Midlands MTB Meander and the best thing about this ...

MTB Trails, Cederberg Region MTB Trails, Cederberg Region

The Cederberg offers some wonderful rides, mostly on gravel roads and jeep tracks, with stunning scenery and some technical ...

Wheels of Time Wheels of Time

Let your bicycle become a time machine on a two-and-a-half day trip up the spectacular West Coast.

Outdoor Activities near Piet Retief Outdoor Activities near Piet Retief

Enjoy fishing, hiking, birding and the great outdoors around Piet Retief near the Swaziland border, with Outdoor Heartbeat

Cycle trails around Franschhoek, Cape Winelands Cycle trails around Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

Explore the beautiful area of Franschhoek by bike and get real close to the unique countryside of fynbos and wine farms.

Cycle Trails & Mountain Biking in White River, Mpumalanga Cycle Trails & Mountain Biking in White River, Mpumalanga

Enjoy the lush Crocodile River Valley and the area around White River from the saddle of a bike on guided cycle and MTB Trails

McGregor Hiking Trails, Breede River, Western Cape McGregor Hiking Trails, Breede River, Western Cape

The scenery around McGregor in the Breede River Valley, Western Cape, is really beautiful, and to hike this country is one of ...

Wellington Mountain Bike Trail at Welvanpas Wine Farm Wellington Mountain Bike Trail at Welvanpas Wine Farm

The Wellington Mountain Bike Trail at Welvanpas is very popular with bikers in the know. You can experience beauty you never ...

Shuttle Days . A fun downhill MTB ride for everyone. Shuttle Days . A fun downhill MTB ride for everyone.

So you like to ride downhill trails but don't fancy the uphill climbs? Then a shuttle day at Contermanskloof MTB Trails is the ...

Eselfontein Farm Mountain Bike Trails, Ceres Eselfontein Farm Mountain Bike Trails, Ceres

More importantly, Eselfontein is home to one of the best single track MTB trails in the country.

Kluitjieskraal Mountain Bike Route, Wolseley Kluitjieskraal Mountain Bike Route, Wolseley

The Kluitjieskraal MTB route, just outside Wolseley, is set in magnificent scenery – forests, waterfalls and water crossings ...

Two tunnel mountain bike trail, De Doorns, Western Cape Two tunnel mountain bike trail, De Doorns, Western Cape

The two tunnel mountain bike trail traverses the scenic Hex River Valley from De Doorns, mainly along one of the first railway ...

What the one-trick ponies taught the donkeys at Eselfontein What the one-trick ponies taught the donkeys at Eselfontein

Ceres provided a beautiful, if not erratic, backdrop for singlespeed domination of a different kind.

Transkaroo Adventures, Noupoort, Upper Karoo, Northern Cape Transkaroo Adventures, Noupoort, Upper Karoo, Northern Cape

Transkaroo Adventures Farm near Noupoort offers 4x4, MTB, horse & hiking trails on a large working farm in the heart of the Karoo

Karoo Gariep Conservancy, Northern Cape Karoo Gariep Conservancy, Northern Cape

Hiking, horse trails, MTB, fishing and birding are on offer at the Karoo Gariep Conservancy near Hanover - home of the Karoo Hippo

The Khologha Forest Hiking, Biking and Birding Trails The Khologha Forest Hiking, Biking and Birding Trails

The Khologha Indigenous Forests are a magical outdoor experience. The wonderful canopies keep you shaded and are home to wildlife

Khamkirri Adventures and Reserve, Kakamas, Northern Cape Khamkirri Adventures and Reserve, Kakamas, Northern Cape

The Khamkirri Nature Reserve offers many outdoors and adventure activities from white-water rafting to fly-fishing to 4x4 trails

Mossel Bay Cycling and Mountain Bike Trails Mossel Bay Cycling and Mountain Bike Trails

Mossel Bay has kilometers of excellent cycling trails, both on public and private property. From mountain roads, passes, rivers ..

Lammergeier Private Nature Reserve, Lady Grey Lammergeier Private Nature Reserve, Lady Grey

Known for its breathtaking beauty, mountain-biking trails and activity offerings, Lammergeier is a destination for a week at least

Outdoor Activities with Adrenaline Junkies, Cradock Outdoor Activities with Adrenaline Junkies, Cradock

Enjoy the great outdoors around Cradock actively. Adrenaline Junkies offers abseiling, river rafting, MTB and other activities

Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg

The Mountain Sanctuary Park is a privately owned Nature Reserve 120km north-west of Johannesburg in the magnificent Magaliesberg

Vrolikheid Nature Reserve, Robertson Vrolikheid Nature Reserve, Robertson

The Vrolikheid Nature Reserve lies in the Breede River valley, about 15km south of Robertson on the McGregor road. Rugged beauty

Mountain Biking Trails, Montagu Mountain Biking Trails, Montagu

Montagu has a very popular network of mountain bike trails set in beautiful scenery with options for all levels of fitness.

Mt Everest Private Game Reserve (Eagle Mountain), Harrismith Mt Everest Private Game Reserve (Eagle Mountain), Harrismith

Mt Everest Private Game Reserve, formerly Eagle Mountain, is a great rock climbing destination with many sandstone formations

Mountain Biking at Lake Eland Game Reserve, Oribi Gorge Mountain Biking at Lake Eland Game Reserve, Oribi Gorge

Lake Eland Game Reserve in the Oribi Gorge near Port Shepstone has some spectacular off-road cycle trails...

Mountain Biking at Clearwater Trails and Cabins, Port Edward Mountain Biking at Clearwater Trails and Cabins, Port Edward

This trail is set in the beautiful Umtavunga Nature Reserve in Port Edward, Kwazulu-Natal...

Mountain Biking at Camp Shaka, Umhlali, Kwazulu-Natal Mountain Biking at Camp Shaka, Umhlali, Kwazulu-Natal

Mountain bikers will enjoy the gentle cruise down to Ballito from Umhlali Beach in Kwazulu-Natal...

Mountain Biking at Rockwood Forest Lodge, Karkloof Mountain Biking at Rockwood Forest Lodge, Karkloof

This trail follows beautiful and scenic roads around the Karkloof Nature Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal...

Mountain Biking on the Groundcover Trail, Curry Mountain Biking on the Groundcover Trail, Curry's Post

This is a relaxing ride in the heart of the Midlands Meander in KwaZulu-Natal, and has plenty of great refreshment stops...

Mountain Biking the Sani Pass, Underberg, Kwazulu-Natal Mountain Biking the Sani Pass, Underberg, Kwazulu-Natal

The Sani Pass is one of the most challenging passes to ride in the country, and traverses into Lesotho...

Mountain Biking on Mike Mountain Biking on Mike's Pass, Cathedral Peak, Drakensberg

This 35-km trail is arguably one of the best rides in South Africa, with spectacular scenery of Cathedral Peak in the Drakensberg.

Mountain Biking in Little Switzerland, Bergville Mountain Biking in Little Switzerland, Bergville

The Little Switzerland Resort in Bergville, Kwazulu-Natal is a mountain biker's paradise...

Mountain Biking on Normandien Pass, Newcastle Mountain Biking on Normandien Pass, Newcastle

The Normandien Pass is a scenic route meandering through the foothills of the Drakensberg.

Mountain Bike the Swartberg Pass, Oudtshoorn Mountain Bike the Swartberg Pass, Oudtshoorn

Take a rip-roaring, high velocity mountain bike adventure down the Swartberg Pass. It's a bit like riding a bucking bronco, but ..

Mountain Biking in Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga Mountain Biking in Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga

The town of Wakkerstroom in Mpumalanga is an ideal road-trip rest stop and a great spot for mountain biking...

Malieveld Mountain Biking Trail, Sabie, Mpumalanga Malieveld Mountain Biking Trail, Sabie, Mpumalanga

The Malieveld Mountain Biking Trail is one of the shorter trails in the Sabie area, and makes for an ideal half-day activity...

Mountain Biking at Castle Rock, Sabie, Mpumalanga Mountain Biking at Castle Rock, Sabie, Mpumalanga

Sabie in Mpumalanga is one area of the country that is capable of hosting a world championship mountain biking event...

Mountain Biking at Umbhaba Lodge, Mpumalanga Mountain Biking at Umbhaba Lodge, Mpumalanga

Umbhaba Lodge is a luxury resort outside of Hazyview, Mpumalanga offering a fantastic mountain biking trail...

Mountain Biking at Hebron Farm, Carolina, Mpumalanga Mountain Biking at Hebron Farm, Carolina, Mpumalanga

Hebron Farm outside Carolina, Mpumalanga offers mountain bikers some of the most challenging mountain biking in the highveld...

Swartland Mountain Biking Trail, Koringberg Swartland Mountain Biking Trail, Koringberg

This 45km ride tests your endurance while offering stunning views of Table Mountain and the Swartland region.

Kasteelberg Mountain Biking Trail, Riebeek Kasteel Kasteelberg Mountain Biking Trail, Riebeek Kasteel

The 40km Kasteelberg mountain biking trail offers magnificent views of the Riebeek Valley and Riebeek Kasteel town.

Boschkloof Mountain Bike Trail, Cederberg Boschkloof Mountain Bike Trail, Cederberg

The Boschkloof Mountain Bike Trail takes you along the Ceres Mountain Pass and through some stunning fields of fynbos and ...

Mountain Biking on Keurbos Farm, Cederberg Mountain Biking on Keurbos Farm, Cederberg

The mountain biking trail on Keurbos Farm in the Cederberg offers spectacular views of Clanwilliam Dam and the Niewoudt Pass...

Mountain Biking in the Dwarsrivier Conservancy, Cederberg Mountain Biking in the Dwarsrivier Conservancy, Cederberg

The Cederberg is a household name for adventure in the Western Cape. Mountain biking trails in the Dwarsrivier Conservancy offer..

Elandsberg Cycle Trail, Elandsberg Elandsberg Cycle Trail, Elandsberg

The Elandsberg Cycle Trail in the heart of the Cape floral kingdom offers beautiful views of the Elandsberg and Cederberg regions.

Biking the Baviaans Biking the Baviaans

Call me old fashioned, but before recently committing myself to a 350km biking trip through the Eastern Cape’s Baviaanskloof .....