DUR­BAN & SUR­ROUNDS

Bicycling WOW Rides - - Wow Rides -

This is an MTB event, of­fer­ing non-tech­ni­cal rid­ing; but it does take on an as­cent in the Inanda Val­ley that goes up 1100m across 20km, with some gra­di­ents reach­ing as high as 24%.

De­spite this, it’s still a so­cial ride meant for be­gin­ner and in­ter­me­di­ate riders, and it at­tracts up­wards of 60 peo­ple every Satur­day. To en­sure that ev­ery­one can deal with the climb out of the val­ley, the race leader takes the group up an eas­ier hill. If the whole group sur­vives, then they drop into Inanda Val­ley to climb their way out. A post-ride cof­fee and break­fast caps off this very so­cia­ble event.

GEES FAC­TOR

“We split the groups, to cater for strength – there’s a so­cial group, and a very so­cial group! Begin­ner­level riders do the re­laxed ride, and the in­ter­me­di­ates do the so­cial ride. We have a chilled, wel­com­ing vibe that’s all about be­ing friendly, and en­joy­ing the time on the bike.”

– Mark Car­roll, owner of Cadence Cy­cling Cen­tre

GET IN­VOLVED

Con­tact Mark Car­roll on What­sapp, at 076 570 1420, for info on the next ride.

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