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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • less popular
  • not popular
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      South Africa is diviced into 9 Provinces. These area

      1) Western Cape Province
      2) Eastern Cape Province
      3 Northern Cape Province
      4) North West Province
      5) Free State Province
      6) Limpopo Province
      7) Gauteng Province
      Cool Mpumalanga Province
      9) KwaZulu-Natal Province.

      Each Province is sub-divided into District Municipalities, of which there area total of 44. In addition there are Eight Metropolitan District Municipalities around the eight largest Metropolitan Areas.

      Each District and Metropolitan Municipal District is sub-divided into Local Municipalties.

      For Trailforks purposes we have, at sub-region 1 level, split the country into the nine official Provinces and, at sub-region 2 level, into the 44 Districts and eight Metropolitan Districts. All cities and towns within each district is mapped as a seperate City Region.
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      Region Supporters & Maintainers
      Region Details
      • 4,933
      • 22
      • 1,509
      • 2,160
      • 301
      • 26
      • 7

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      9,954
      Trails Mountain Bike
      8,988
      Trails E-Bike
      7,454
      Trails Hike
      8,966
      Trails Trail Running
      8,808
      Trails Horse
      667
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      151
      Trails Observed Trials
      138
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      472
      Total Distance
      12,782 miles
      Total Descent
      1,372,726 ft
      Total Vertical
      10,040 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,041 ft
      Reports
      16,659
      Photos
      3,424
      Ridden Counter
      172,824
      Sub Regions

      Popular South Africa Mountain Biking Trails

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      Vasbyt
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      DH3
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Boomslang
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Armageddon 1
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      Vasbyt - Lower
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Mamba
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Armageddon 2
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      Supertubes
      Contermanskloof MTB Trails
      Snake Eyes
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Hoogekraal Main Loop - Puff Adder Climb
      Hoogekraal & Welvergenoegd MTB Trails
      Armageddon 5
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      My Roots
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Gravel Access Road
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Corktree Trail
      Table Mountain National Park
      RHF East Singletrack 1 (Field & Forest)
      Rosemary Hill Farm

      South Africa Mountain Bike Routes

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      Zebra Route (Blue)
      Pretoria North
      17 miles
      Buffel Route - 48.7km (red markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      30 miles
      Kudu Route - 22km (yellow markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      13 miles
      Zebra Route - 26km (blue markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      16 miles
      Grotto Route (Red Blazes)
      Drakensberg Trails
      13 miles
      Impala Route - 17.4km (green markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      11 miles
      Short Nguni
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      21 miles
      Buffuni Route - 83.3km (olive markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      52 miles
      Hemel & Aarde BLUE ROUTE
      Hermanus Trails (Hemel en Aarde Valley)
      7 miles
      Greyton: 1st Bench Route (9.7km)
      Greyton MTB Trails
      6 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 26 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 110 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,707 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance

      Photos of South Africa Mountain Bike

      5 |
      Apr 8, 2021 @ 11:44am
      Apr 8, 2021
      22 |
      Mar 29, 2021 @ 2:58pm
      Mar 29, 2021
      18 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 1:58pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      15 |
      Mar 14, 2021 @ 3:11pm
      Mar 14, 2021
      42 |
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 3:30pm
      Oct 11, 2020
      41 |
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 3:26pm
      Oct 11, 2020
      trail: Sequoia
      35 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 5:20am
      Oct 4, 2020
      trail: Sequoia
      32 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 5:20am
      Oct 4, 2020

      Videos of South Africa Mountain Bike

      SA Banhoek Fail
      55 | Jun 9, 2021
      38 | May 7, 2021
      After fitting the MTB foofy slide
      9 | Mar 31, 2021
      17 | Feb 22, 2021
      Garth goes OTB
      101 | Feb 3, 2021
      Ouch!
      299 | Feb 1, 2021
      'Boegoe Zag' on Helderberg Trails
      trail: Boegoe Zag
      22 | Dec 15, 2020
      DUST BAE - EDEN FOREST STELLENBOSCH
      27 | Dec 1, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Ingwe Trail
      False Bay Park
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 6:08am
      3 days
      Variablejuliansimon RTMTBH There is a new trail cut away from the...
      Dam(n)climb
      Saasveld
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 5:38am
      Jun 17, 2021
      VariablePeerless HMBC trail leads to dam and now you can ride...
      Faure Drop
      Wannabees - Faure Farms
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 6:10am
      Jun 16, 2021
      IdealJohnTrialforksSome berms wearing out ;-) Watch out for...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1810122paulrrenckentrailHome Jerome (Closed)Trail is open and being used ..the risk is...
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 9:36am
      Jun 19, 2021
      user #2692817JohnTrialforkstrailFaure DropIt has been extended - awaiting trail update
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 9:40am
      Jun 12, 2021
      user #2717382BrianSeggartrailTourist Route: Big LoopThis is a road bike circuit. You obviously can...
      May 30, 2021 @ 10:44pm
      May 30, 2021
      user #1810122paulrrenckentrailWattlesTree down
      May 23, 2021 @ 10:49am
      May 23, 2021
      user #2692817JohnTrialforkstrailBilly Visser farm roadIMPORTANT! One way up only now
      May 22, 2021 @ 12:30am
      May 22, 2021

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Bohs Bike Parkbike parkEast London
      Buffelsdrift Trail Parkbike parkPretoria North
      Garden Route Trail Parkbike parkKnysna
      Giba Gorge MTB Parkbike parkDurban
      Grootfontein Bike Parkbike parkPretoria East

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike8,98811,614 miles1,173,878 ft5,219 miles9,350 ft
      #133,24016,642627183,102
      E-Bike7,4549,195 miles944,439 ft4,149 miles9,350 ft
      #7615,3563733,480
      Hike8,96611,252 miles1,249,124 ft5,048 miles10,039 ft
      #1115516,3741875,559
      Trail Running8,80811,093 miles1,213,501 ft4,981 miles10,039 ft
      #112316,3722156,420
      Horse6671,470 mile97,628 ft654 miles10,033 ft
      #152,5913
      Dirtbike/Moto151401 miles25,036 ft188 miles9,331 ft
      2,341110
      Observed Trials138339 miles20,046 ft161 miles9,331 ft
      12732
      ATV/ORV/OHV4721,223 mile68,199 ft553 miles9,350 ft
      2,48016
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