05 April 2011

The view from the saddle

Forget the exercise bike in the gym; get on a real bike and you'll be astonished at the spectacular places pedal power can take you.

Whether you're into leisurely cycling with the family, or rough routes for mountain bikes, South Africa has no shortage of truly beautiful places in which to do this.

But don't let this put you off, mountain-biking is still one of the most exciting sports you can take part in and here in SA we have some of the best mountain biking trails around.

In search of the holy trail




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