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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 4, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      400
      Trails Mountain Bike
      106
      Trails E-Bike
      63
      Trails Hike
      397
      Trails Trail Running
      301
      Trails Horse
      28
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      27
      Trails Observed Trials
      27
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      27
      Total Distance
      252 miles
      Total Descent
      55,709 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,514 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,524 ft
      Reports
      1,835
      Photos
      149
      Ridden Counter
      20,447
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Cape Town Mountain Bike

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      Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:11pm
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      Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:11pm
      Jul 3, 2022
      trail: Meccano
      6 |
      Jun 3, 2022 @ 8:04pm
      Jun 3, 2022
      82 |
      Jan 30, 2020 @ 3:51pm
      Jan 30, 2020

      Videos of Cape Town Mountain Bike

      E.T. Phone Reto
      0:47 | 133 | Oct 22, 2015
      moutain creek
      6:37 | 134 | Jul 24, 2015
      youtuber WTF!!! Cape Town MTB HACKED???
      trail: The Glen
      12:27 | 98 | Apr 11, 2022 , Cape Town
      MUni - Lions Loop Cape Town
      trail: Lions Head
      0:15 | 158 | Jul 7, 2009
      youtuber Getting Skinned on The Favorite Cape Town MTB...
      7:48 | 190 | Mar 8, 2021 , Cape Town
      youtuber Here's Why This Is Cape Town's Worst MTB Trail...
      11:46 | 277 | Oct 5, 2020 , Cape Town
      Cape Town Mountain Biking - 12 Apostles Trail...
      3:29 | 1120 | Aug 4, 2020 , Cape Town
      youtuber Affordable 29er Trail Bike That..... |...
      9:41 | 491 | Dec 17, 2018 , Cape Town

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      The Glen
      Aug 13, 2022 @ 7:06am
      Aug 13, 2022
      VariableRutting in top section needs some...SchalkMarais
      The Glen Extension
      Aug 13, 2022 @ 7:06am
      Aug 13, 2022
      VariableRutting and wash-out after the log...SchalkMarais
      Silverhurst Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:43am
      Jul 16, 2022
      VariableA bit muddy at the footbridgeporqui
      Belle Ombre Meadow Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:43am
      Jul 16, 2022
      IdealGoodporqui
      Diep River Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:43am
      Jul 16, 2022
      IdealGoodporqui
      Pat's Access
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 11:53pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      DryDamp and rocky...SchalkMarais
      Steek In Die Bos
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 11:53pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      IdealDamp & rocky... All good...SchalkMarais
      Quarry Hill B-Line
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 11:53pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      IdealEnd section is messy with all the crap...SchalkMarais
      Rhodes Drive single track option #2
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 8:04am
      Jun 30, 2022
      IdealE-Bike Gmohr
      Belgian Waffle
      Jun 16, 2022 @ 11:50pm
      Jun 16, 2022
      VariableRecent maintenance work has made the...SchalkMarais

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3034287KhurwitzwishlisttrailDeer Park to Quarry and 1 more
      Aug 18, 2022 @ 7:53am
      11 hours
      user #1713655SchalkMaraisaddreportThe Glen and 1 more
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 11:07pm
      Aug 14, 2022
      user #1713655SchalkMaraisaddreportHiggovale To Kloof Nek Climb
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 11:07pm
      Aug 14, 2022
      user #3135446BurpeldriddentrailBelgian Waffle
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 4:29am
      Aug 12, 2022
      user #1887714FatandSlow55wishlisttrailThe Magic Link
      Jul 31, 2022 @ 11:28am
      Jul 31, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3058876RiyaandavidstrailPat's Track Signal HillNot an enjoyable ride coming from Glengariff...
      May 27, 2022 @ 1:29am
      May 27, 2022
      user #2488997o9Z3t2trailUpper Magic Link ExtensionUnreal track. One of the best you’ll do in...
      Dec 19, 2021 @ 12:28am
      Dec 19, 2021
      user #1718831RenoRidertrailLions HeadNice for a walk to see the views. Better to...
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 6:39am
      Sep 30, 2021
      user #1718831RenoRidertrailPat's Track Signal HillAmazing hiking trail with great views. Not...
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 6:02am
      Sep 30, 2021
      user #2237124AnthonyMcLeatrailBay Rd TrackIt looks like this route has been closed off
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 11:53am
      Apr 19, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike10684 miles20,213 ft37 miles3,169 ft
      #625#41351,8321933,948
      E-Bike6349 miles10,092 ft20 miles2,142 ft
      #368#151,78031,853
      Hike397250 miles55,236 ft101 miles3,514 ft
      #492#3111,83012,269
      Trail Running301183 miles37,008 ft76 miles3,458 ft
      #491#331,82483,235
      Horse289 miles2,352 ft4 miles2,060 ft
      81
      Dirtbike/Moto279 miles2,133 ft4 miles2,060 ft
      80
      Observed Trials279 miles2,133 ft4 miles2,060 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV279 miles2,133 ft4 miles2,060 ft
      80
      • By hartmut & contributors
      • Admins: TMB, irideafrica, TokaiMTB
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