Ethekweni Mountain Bike Association

Shongweni Route closure for Hill2Hill & Safety issues North Coast

Dear Rider Two important notices.  Please take note. 1.   (contact for more info :  wstormferguson@gmail.com) Two traffic related incidences in the Mt. Edgecombe/Umlothi area have caused Tongaat-Hulett to reroute their tractors and cane haulers. The rerouting is having them using the under and overpasses of the M4 and N2 highways to a greater extent than previously. […]

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SHONGWENI AND TRESPASSING RIDERS

Mountain bikers use of the Tongaat Hulett property in the Shongweni/Hillcrest area has come under review due to the increasing number of trespassing incidents being observed and unwarranted confrontations with Tongaat Hulett staff. Tongaat Hulett has allowed mountain bikers the use of specified routes on their property within stipulated time periods and on specific days […]

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Urgent notice to riders re Shongweni

Urgent Attention for Shongweni riders  A large fire on Monday night (08 August) on the Tongaat-Hulett property has necessitated their taking urgent action to cut all the burned cane before it spoils. It has required them transporting in additional cutting and haulage teams from other farming areas to assist with this critical task. The affected […]

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Tuesday 9 August- women’s day

1.   Tuesday is a public holiday. Normal work day applies as this is a work day from Tongaat Hullett 2.  For future reference,  please regard   ALL PUBLIC HOLIDAYS  as work days unless otherwise advised.   TH are working farmers,and Public Holidays taken by the workers are exceptional. Tks.  Margie

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The Peleton Rumour Mill

Over about 20 years being involved in cycling either as a cyclist or in admin, I have never ceased to wonder at the power of the Peleton rumour mill.  Far worse than any “Whisper Game”. So to those who have heard rumours, let me categorically assure you that EMBA is not closing down. We are […]

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ROUTE CHANGE WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT 19 FEBRUARY 2016

To All Mt. Edgecombe Riders. Please read this notice very carefully. The initial single track section from Mt. Edgecombe is no more as development construction has now fenced off its access. The new temporary route is as follows: Please be aware of construction vehicles at all times.  EMBA members please note the semi-permanent change to […]

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December ride times etc

Dear Rider Please note the following: Sunday 06 December- all Shongweni routes are closed due to the Sharks Stihl MTB race. 16 December- public holiday- is a normal work day for TH- weekday times apply 25 December and 01 January- Weekend times apply. There are a lot of riders who have not received their permits […]

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Public holiday 10 August, new route and GPS coordinates

Dear Rider Monday 10 August is a public holiday. This is a normal work day for TH, therefore WEEKDAY times will apply. GPS Co-Ordinates GPS co-ordinates for the Umhlanga region have now been put up onto the website.  (http://www.emba.org.za/route-maps/).  Hopefully this will assist riders, and prevent straying out of bounds. NB   If you have a […]

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Public Holiday ride times 16 June 2015 and No-Go-Zones

Dear Rider Tuesday 16 June is a Public Holiday. This is a work day for TH, therefore WeekDAY times will apply. No-Go Zones Umhlanga.  No Entry signs have been erected (copy on the website)  and a map showing the no-go areas is also now on the website:  http://www.emba.org.za/route-maps/ The no-entry signs are at: The first […]

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