12/05/2022

Wild Coasting, Eastern Cape

The breathtaking Wild Coast boasts truly epic riding, all the way from the scenic ‘tamer’ section that languishes down south near the muddy roil of the Great Kei River, all the way north to where it nudges up again KZN. Let’s just say it is a vast and exhilarating MTB playground :-)
25/03/2022

Wines2Wilderness Route, Western Cape

The Groot Winterhoek ranges above Porterville must surely rate as one of South Africa’s most under-utilised mountain biking destinations. This is about to change with the local Berg Rivier Tourism Region’s initiative, a ‘Wines to Wilderness’ Route.
11/03/2022

Agony and Ecstasy of TransCape

One thing I can guarantee: the TransCape MTB Experience is unlike any other multi-day, mountain bike tour. Imagine a 500km-plus pedal journey, traversing iconic landscapes - from the indigenous forests of the Garden Route, the extra-terrestrial plains of the Klein Karoo, and the verdant Cape Winelands – over a solid six days. This is one journey sure to change your life …
09/02/2022

3 Rivers Trails, Eastern Cape

Get your Vitamin (G)ravel fix the next time you visit the Berg River Tourism Area, approximately 90min from Cape Town. The challenging Piketberg Circuit meanders via the scenic Sandveld plains and boasts a total riding distance of up to 300km, depending on your choice of route.
21/01/2022

Piketberg Mountain Gravel Circuit, Western Cape

Get your Vitamin (G)ravel fix the next time you visit the Berg River Tourism Area, approximately 90min from Cape Town. The challenging Piketberg Circuit meanders via the scenic Sandveld plains and boasts a total riding distance of up to 300km, depending on your choice of route.
16/11/2021

The Yzers Darling Duo! West Coast, Western Cape

Ah man, what a jol you can have on the West Coast! In this month's MTB ROUTES Trail Blog, we give you the low-down on both the Khwa ttu San Experience Trails (Yzerfontein) and the new Living Colour Trail Adventure Centre (just up the road en route to Darling). Go give it gas!
26/10/2021

Stanford Valley Guest Farm: The ‘Ultimate Southern Pass Trail’, Western Cape

This great new trail network (and incredible outdoor playground) awaits just beyond the tranquil and tiny village of Stanford. Set alongside the winding water course of the Klein River and at the foot of the rugged Akkedisberg range, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more scenic riding destination.
08/10/2021

Oakhurst MTB Trails, Garden Route, Western Cape

Oakhurst Farm, hidden in the fairy-tale forests between George and Sedgefield, makes a perfect base if you're keen to explore some of the Garden Route's lesser-known route networks.
14/09/2021

Dirt Surfing Daze … 3 Rivers Trail, Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape

Khangela mfethu, die Oos-Kaap is 'n lekker plek, no matter what language you speak. Much of this melting-pot-of-a-province brims with largely unexplored mountain biking options, allowing you to crank till your legs go blunt, and often on trails combining organic single-track with a true wilderness edge.
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