A ride in our back garden
A snack stop at the lake, things got a bit chilly so we hit the single track.
Here’s cath, once again showing us how its done….followed by Morewood hand built bike mechanic Leon and Vaughn (mtbiker extraordinaire) in a blurr! (Note: our ‘licences’ to ride in the SAPPI plantations).
Now for the rocky stuff Karen shows Leon, Carlos and Vaughn show how it should be done!
Grassland cattle tracks abound. Speedy Gonzalez in action and Cath whizzing by…
Some muddy sections too
The fire season has started: black, orange, blue – a stunning contrast.
Meanwhile Vaughan refuels and Carlos decides to remove his kit (it’s toasty in the sun, although a chilly wind keeps us riding on.)
Passing through one of the few settlements en route, I meet Lindela and friends who is riding ‘sans’ tyres!
Leaving the Karkloof valley, although there’s lots of exotic plantation is still looks really pretty, kind of ‘Alaskanesque’
Heading home after almost 4 great hours on the bike!