Suikerbos Cycling Brilliance, Challenging Climbs, Fast Descents

Sunday, 27 March 2022, three of us friends decided to visit Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve. The plan, riding through the reserve on our mountain bikes, each with a different goal in mind for the day. One needed extra elevation for his … Continue reading Suikerbos Cycling Brilliance, Challenging Climbs, Fast Descents

Belnori-Train-Bridge Excursion, 120 km later!

Sunday, 20 March 2022, Belnori-Train-Bridge Excursion πŸš΄β€β™‚οΈπŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸ€ πŸ₯πŸ§€πŸπŸš‚πŸŒ»πŸŒΈπŸŒΎπŸ¦‹πŸ›πŸπŸž! Fabulous πŸ’ͺπŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸ•ΊπŸ₯³! It started out as a ride to the Cheese Farm (Belnori) for lunch. The day before, we raced the 70 km Munnik Meerkat MTB Challenge. My body was still tired from … Continue reading Belnori-Train-Bridge Excursion, 120 km later!

5 StarΒ MTB Gravel Adventure, Greystone Lodge, Dullstroom, 3-8 January 2022Β 

End 2021, the search was on, Allan and I needed a relaxed breakaway to the countryside. Self-catering, countryside, family-friendly, mountain biking, trail walks, pet friendly, and pet safe, topped our list. It was important that our travel companions, the β€œHoney … Continue reading 5 StarΒ MTB Gravel Adventure, Greystone Lodge, Dullstroom, 3-8 January 2022Β 

Let’s Race

Saturday, 21 August 2021, we raced πŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸ’¨πŸ’¨! I was invited by Santi Luus Lombaard to be her Teamie for the King Price Trailseeker #2 Legends MX Mountain Bike Race πŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸ’¨πŸ’¨πŸŽ–πŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸ₯³! Challenge accepted, my little Black Stallion 🚲 at the ready, … Continue reading Let’s Race

Windy Belnori Cheezy Dash

Windy Belnori Cheezy Dash πŸš΄β€β™‚οΈπŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸŒͺπŸ§€πŸ₯§πŸ“πŸ₯žβ˜•οΈπŸπŸ˜…πŸ₯³! Just after 08:00 am, on Monday, 9 August 2021, we zoomed off on our mountain bikes, from Pretoria East to one of our favourite coffee stops, Belnori Boutique Cheesery, near Bapsfontein. It was a true … Continue reading Windy Belnori Cheezy Dash

The best view comes after the hardest climb!

26 km Testing the Spares πŸ¦΅ Fueling β›½οΈπŸš΄β€β™€οΈ the Mojo πŸŒŸπŸ˜ kind of ride! Right Hamstring Sensitive! Right Quadriceps Tendon Stiff πŸ˜¬πŸ™„πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ? Not sure what I did πŸ‹οΈβ€β™€οΈπŸ€Έβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜œ! Niggle better today after Anti-inflammatory πŸ’Š+ TLC! Little post-ride caffeine β˜•οΈ sweetened with berry biscuits πŸ’πŸͺπŸ˜‹! Naughty but nice πŸ˜‡! Ride Avg. πŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸ’¨ not too shabby, considering πŸ‘†πŸ˜…! … Continue reading The best view comes after the hardest climb!