Events for February 2023

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Nikita – Tough

February 12, 2017 @ 06:30 - 10:00

Ride Groups: Yellow, Red & Blue

Ratings: Technical:6/10 Hills:9/10

Distance: 32km + for the stronger groups

Starting From: Nikita Pub and Grill

Starting Time: 06h30 for 07h00

Ride Description: Starting from Nikita we head out on gravel road and single track until we reach the Broederstroom/Harties tar road (R512). We cross the R512 ride some more single track, cross the R512 again, some more single track and some tar next to the Hekpoort road. We ride through some farm lands and some country single track and then the stronger groups can climb the Swiss Restaurant Mountain and descend to the gorge where they join the others. After riding through the gorge and quarry, we ride some country tar road past Oberon Resort. Then its up and over the concrete strips for an awesome view and then down the Crocodile river pass and single track. Finally we ride the long haul back uphill to Nikita which consists of lots of single track, a little tar and more single track/gravel road. The finish is a magnificent fast downhill back to the Nikita parking lot.

Please note no beginner or green level riders please! Bring money for breakfast afterwards.

Directions: Head out on Malibongwe/Hans Strydom past the Lanseria Airport intersection, pass the Home of the Chicken Pie (Maggie’s Farm) and approximately 10km further on on the right is the Nikita Pub and Grill. There is a large parking area.

GPS Coordinates: S25.82461 E27.89189 

Contact: Tessa (082 446 3429 – after hours only)

Lime Ride: Technical: 5/10 Hills:6/10

Distance: 25km

Description: Starting from Nikita we head out on gravel road until we reach the Broederstroom/Harties tar road (R512). We cross the R512 twice and then ride through single track almost all the way to the gorge. After riding through the gorge and quarry, we ride along country tar road past Oberon Resort. Then its up and over the concrete strips for an awesome view and then down the Crocodile river pass and single track. Finally we ride the long haul back uphill to Nikita which consists of lots of single track, a little tar and more single track/gravel road. The finish is a magnificent fast downhill back to the Nikita parking lot.

This is how Lime rides work:
You have to contact Mike (082 490 5819) with your cell number if you want to join this group. If Mike does not call you before Saturday, the ride group is ON. He will not contact you unless the ride is off. If there are not enough riders by Saturday (at least 7 without the leader), the group will be cancelled and you will not be able to ride with the standard yellow group (their pace will be too high and the mountain climbing severe). So do not just pitch for the ride group on Sunday – contact Mike. This rule applies to all Lime Groups when we have them.

No beginner or green level riders. Visitors at R30.00 per rider! Bring money for breakfast afterwards.

Directions: Directions as per the normal club Nikita ride

Details

Date:
February 12, 2017
Time:
06:30 - 10:00
Event Category:

Venue

Nikita Pub & Grill
S25.82461 E27.89189 + Google Map