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Eastern Cape Mountain Biking Adventures

The Eastern Cape is a region rich in diversity! Not only in culture but also in mountain biking terrains. Test your technical riding skills in the forests around Stutterheim or Hogsback. Test your anaerobic endurance in the mountains around Rhodes. Rid yourself of any stress while you explore the wild coast on your mountain bike, or go for multi day rides through the Baviaans Kloof.  You could even go on a mountain bike safari in one of the many game parks! There are also many mountain biking routes in and around the towns and cities.  In this region you will surely find the terrain your mountain biker soul has been searching for. 
That is where this site comes in.  Here you will be able to browse a map to find the type of ride you are looking for in the area you want to explore. You will find all kinds of rides: Race routes, routes around holiday resorts, training rides, rides in and around town and even multi day rides. This region has some of the best mountain biking routes in South Africa!

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This site will always be a work in progress as new routes are ridden and loaded, so check back regularly, or sign up for the news letter to be notified of new routes when they are loaded. 

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Enough reading! Start clicking on the map below to see all this great info for yourself!

Races

SA Cycling and MTB Race Calendar 2012
Sunday 1st January 2012 to Monday 31st December 2012
SA Cycling and MTB Race Calendar 2012
Available for download here is the SA MTB Race Calendar for 2012. It is version 5 so...
Kempston Kwelera 2 Kei mass outride
Saturday 24th November 2012
Kempston Kwelera 2 Kei mass outride
Where: East London to Kei Mouth When: 24 November 2012 Distance: 80km fun outride (NOT A RACE!)...
St Francis Bay MTB Challenge
Sunday 25th November 2012
St Francis Bay MTB Challenge
When: 25 November 2012 Where: St Francis Bay The fourth St Francis Bay MTB Challenge will be...
Longmore Classic
Sunday 2nd December 2012
Longmore Classic
Longmore Classic

When: 2nd December 2012 Where: Longmore Forest - just outside Port...

News

Mpact Addo Race CANCELLED
Tuesday 23rd October 2012
Mpact Addo Race CANCELLED
Mpact Addo Mountain Bike Challenge
Official Statement
The 2012 Mpact Addo Mountain...
Halfway between 26er and 29er...  enter the 27,5er
Tuesday 20th March 2012
Halfway between 26er and 29er... enter the 27,5er
Scott-Swisspower did a lot of homework on this topic. Check it out! Former UCI World Champion Nino...
Lord of the Chain Rings Report - Yolandi du Toit
Tuesday 22nd November 2011
Lord of the Chain Rings Report - Yolandi du Toit
Lord of the Chain Rings, 17-19 November 2011 Hogsback is a little village in the Eastern Cape which...
Lord of the Chain Rings Update from the Mountain
Friday 18th November 2011
Lord of the Chain Rings Update from the Mountain
Hi Guys This year the racing is almost as breathtaking as the amazing routes and views in...
Hogsback Accommodation for Lord of the Chain Rings
Friday 30th September 2011
Hogsback Accommodation for Lord of the Chain Rings
Hi All Planning for the Lord of the Chain Rings and Hogsback Hobbits MTB Challenge for 2011 is...
12 Hour Charity Spinathon
Friday 19th August 2011
12 Hour Charity Spinathon
12 Hour Charity Spinathon In Aid of Ashleigh Botha - She is suffering from Fibromuscular Dysplasia...
Lord of the Chain Rings 3 day Stage Race
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