The Karkloof Mountain Biking Trails were voted the Number 1 trail in SA by top publication, Bicycling SA. Thanks to Landowners, Sappi and Karkloof Country Club members all coming together to support a well-loved sport: Bicycling SA used the following criteria to rank our trails the best in South Africa: • Rideability: While some trails are…

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Karkloof is Mountain Biking Mecca for riders from across South Africa. With an extensive trail network, both public and private, our valley offers something for all levels of riders. From a small, recreational sport a decade or two ago, Mountain Biking has grown into a full-on professional sport and the Karkloof Classic, too, has grown…

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The Pietermaritzburg leg of the 2014 UCI World Cup calendar, from 11 to 13 April will form the first leg of the international MTB season consisting of nine World Cups leading to the World Championships in Norway in September. The Cascades MTB Park event will include the familiar Cross Country and Downhill disciplines, but won’t…

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The Karkloof is the place to be for mountain biking and trail running events, with the world’s largest open air swimming event, the Midmar Mile, taking place a few minutes’ drive from us. Keen to participate, but not sure what you’re letting yourself in for? These beautifully shot Youtube videos showcase breathtaking scenery and tales…

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Road racers are holding thumbs for good weather on Sunday, 13/10/2013 for the annual race between Pietermaritzburg (about 45 minutes from Howick) and Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium. Choose between a 35km, 65km and 106km route and enjoy the scenes of the KZN Midlands. For more information visit www.shova.co.za. Good Luck!

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