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      The Somerbosch riding area is located on the Wine Farm: Somerbosch, located midway between Stellenbosch and Somerset West along the R44 route. It is one of the oldest and most popular trail heads to the trail network of the Winelands Cycling Club. The Somerbosch Bistro is a favourite meeting place for both cyclists and friends before and after rides. It is the ideal spot from which to explore the club's trail network located west and east of the R44 route.

      The Somerbosch riding area is family friendly and host a fabulous set of fairly flat and fast single tracks called Ella's Arrival (IMBA Green), Khoi Kronkel (IMBA Green) and The River Ramble (IMBA Blue). The rest of the trails are on farm vineyard roads and is a mixture of rolling hills and flat sections.

      A dedicated Wine Lands Trail Running trail starts at the Somerbosch Bistro parking area. No cycling is permitted on the Trail Running trail. No pets allowed.

      Trial access is a privilege generously allowed by valued property owners - we don't pay for access. Please treat property owners and their employees with respect. Remain strictly on the marked and mapped trails only. Day-time riding only. If you need a bike light, you shouldn't be on the trails. Violators will lose access. The ride area is on a working farm and farm vehicles have right of way at all times.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: Private Property
      Land Manager: Wine Lands Cycling Club
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      Access Info:
      Wine Lands riders usually make use of the trailheads at Somerbosch or 69 Winery Road, where there is secure parking and other amenities, and from where all ride areas in the Winelands trail network can be accessed. After your ride you can also enjoy outstanding refreshments at either the Somerbosch Bistro or the 69 Winery Road Restaurant. Alternatively there is a third trailhead at the Waterstone Village Mall in Somerset West, from where the entire network can also be accessed.
      Please note that the MTB trails are marshalled. Only riders with valid, displayed bike boards or day permits can use the club's trails. Day Permits can be bought at Somerbosch Bistro or at 96 Winery Road Restaurant. Membership information is linked below. Cycling is permitted on marked trails only and in the direction indicated on the maps and trail signage. Club membership and day permit holders indemnify land owners and the Winelands Cycling Club for damage, loss or injury. Riders without any valid permission will be trespassing. No trail running, walking, or dogs permitted on the designated cycling paths. No horse riding on the club's single track trails.
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      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 16, 2021
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      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      377 ft
      Total Vertical
      166 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      386 ft
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      Photos of Wine Lands Cycling Club - Somerbosch Mountain Bike

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      Apr 11, 2021 @ 8:24am
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      Mar 27, 2021 @ 4:30am
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      user #3123857GavinvdBwishlistrouteWine Lands Cycling Club: Loop from Somerbosch via Billy Visser
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 12:38am
      Jul 27, 2022
      user #3102514JohnKotzewishlistrouteWine Lands Cycling Club: Faure Drop from Somerbosch
      Jul 23, 2022 @ 10:53pm
      Jul 23, 2022
      user #3066930DreyeCwishlistrouteWine Lands Cycling Club: Faure Drop from Somerbosch
      Jul 15, 2022 @ 11:23pm
      Jul 15, 2022
      user #3045762CorneliusGcnCp3wishlistrouteWine Lands Cycling Club: Loop from Somerbosch via Billy Visser
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 3:05am
      Jun 30, 2022
      user #3045762CorneliusGcnCp3wishlistrouteWine Lands Cycling Club: Faure Drop from Somerbosch
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 2:40am
      Jun 29, 2022

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      user #2692817john-van-eschreportVolki's FlyerYup, definitely ploughed and goneā€¦
      Aug 8, 2021 @ 9:38am
      Aug 8, 2021

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike157 miles338 ft3 miles167 ft
      E-Bike147 miles377 ft3 miles167 ft
      Hike2656 ft66 ft10 ft
      Trail Running1246 ft66 ft
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