Hi <<First Name>>,

It looks like Winter is going to hit us very soon but that does not mean that you have resume your position on the couch.  It is only weather and this is why we 'layer up'.

Saturday, 29 May - Club ride at Hennops
Sunday, 06 June - Vaal Ride
Sunday, 04 September - Kiddies' Spring Day Ride 
Friday, 24th to Sunday, 26th September - Parys long weekend (accommodation to be booked direct - Contact Us (

If you are not yet on our Telegram group, you are welcome to join via the link below:

Trap de Val 

100 Mile Charity Ride

*Lets all support this worthy cause*


Please enter for Trap de Val using this link
Contact Deon 083 380 8923, Arthur 083 501 2189 Dalene 083 469 9196 for further details

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Mountain Bike Hacks


What You Should Be Carrying With You On Every Ride

  • Chain links
  • Drop out
  • Spare tube
  • Tyre leavers
  • Bombs
  • Check your tyre sealant, this needs to be topped up every 3 months.
Read more ......

Weekend Ride Schedule

Please take note of Winter start times (except the Brave Yellows)
Please continue to practice social distancing:  DO NOT RIDE IF YOU HAVE HAD COVID, until cleared to do so by your Doctor; no hugging;  do not ride if you have been in contact with anyone who is positive; do not ride if you are not feeling well; have your buff handy.  We all know the rules! 
  • We love having 'newbies' joining the Beginners Group, but before you do, you must be able to ride at least 30km and/or ride 2 laps of Rietvlei.
  • Please check the average speed below and slot into the group relevant to your fitness level.
  • Routes may be changed on the day, subject to numbers and ride captains.
  • Groups will be split if too large.

Weekday Night Rides 

(subject to weather conditions)
Social Tuesdays
18h00 to leave at 18h15
Pace:  16/18kph
Distance:  35/40km

Workout Wednesdays 
Meet:  18h00 to leave at 18h15
Race Snake pace:  22/23 kph
Green pace:  20/22 kph
Distance:  40 to 50km

All groups are subject to a minimum of 8 riders.
Check Telegram for regular updates

NB:  you cannot ride without a light!

Why go mountain biking at night? - YouTube

Cool DOC Kit For Sale

(in all sizes, especially 'too many trips to the fridge' size)
Shop online 

or you can contact Gary Crossley on 083 310 5304
Just a reminder that we have upgraded DOC face masks for sale as well.

Wear your DOC kit with pride, unless you are doing dodgy stuff!!
Happy Mothers' Day to all the Moms!

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