Ride Groups: Green, yellow, red and blue
Ratings – Technical: 5/10 Hills: 5/10 Distance: 20/25/30km
Starting From: Groenkloof parking lot
Starting Time: 7h00 for 7h30 (PLEASE NOTE THAT WE’RE BACK TO SUMMER STARTING TIMES!)
Test your handling skills and fitness on 2 mighty technical and rocky single track up hills – sure to blow the cobwebs out your lungs! If you have not ridden at Groenkloof Nature Reserve, this one is a must and has lots of variety to hit the ‘sweet spot’. At distances of between 20-30 km, this one is do-able for most riders so come and join us! Beginner riders will have plenty to do on the easier routes.
NB: Groenkloof has a R35.00 entry fee which club members and visitors will have to pay at the entrance gate!! All visitors welcome…..Non members @ an additional R30.00 per rider to JMBC.
Directions: The Nature Reserve is reached via the entrance to the Fountains Valley Resort.
From Kempton Park – Follow the R21 to the Fountains Circle; take the Fountains/Centurion turn-off into Christina de Wit Road. After approximately 500 m you will pass the first entrance to Fountains Valley on your left. Please continue to alternative entrance to Groenkloof 800m further up on left.
From Johannesburg – Take the Ben Schoeman (M1) motorway North to Pretoria and take the Eufees offramp (there are two – this one is just before Pretoria overlooking the Voortrekker Monument), At the T-Junction, turn right into Eufees Rd. Drive 500m under the Ben Schoeman and turn right into Christina de Wit Road (do not turn back onto the highway nor should you go into the entrance at Fountains). Now drive to the entrance to Groenkloof 800m on your left.
GPS Coordinates: S25.78853 E28.19938
Contact: Damian Rogans (0833824690 – after hours only)