Ethekweni Mountain Bike Association

Message to Govt re cycling during lockdown

Dear EMBA riders. Please try and submit as below- but it needs to be now, and maybe it will help! “If you are a fit, healthy and active person of 60 years (actually any age)and older, who also wants to run, walk or cycle to strengthen your immunity during level 4 lockdown restrictions, please send […]

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North Coast Trails update 11 June 2020

There is no need to ride the farm road (it’s not a District road) down to and via Blackburn Village any longer. Slippery Bridge, Alli’s Alley and Flooded Bridge trails will be open for the weekend. The trails have just been cleared and need your riding them to make the experience even better. Mamba Trail is […]

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Revised ride times Level 3

Dear Riders Govt regulations have now changed under level 3 to allow exercising during the day, and no longer restricted to 0600-0900. With effect from 01 June 2020 EMBA normal ride times will resume. RIDE TIMES: 1 Sept to 30 April Mon-Fri 15h30 – 18h00 Sat/Sun/Public Holidays 05h00 – 18h00 1 May to 31 August […]

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aQuelle Tour Durban 2020 cancelled

Dear Riders Messages from the Race Organiser of the aQuelle Tour Durban 2020 Regrettably, due to the ongoing situation in the country and the world, the 2020 aQuellé Tour Durban events will no longer be able to be staged this year. However, you will still be able to be involved and remain linked to the event with […]

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Lockdown rules update 06 May 2020

Dear EMBA Rider Follow up to last week’s message:  I have had numerous, virtual chats re the riding Monday-Friday 0600-0900.  Whilst the farmers are sympathetic, the decision has been that they are in the process of hauling cane and they cannot allow weekday rides in the mornings. This means that, as per normal EMBA/THS rules, […]

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Lockdown Stage 4 update 30 April

Dear EMBA riders As most of you know by now there has been a slight relaxation vis a vis cycling.  No communications have come in from CSA or KZN Cycling regarding any MTB riding as their efforts at this stage appear to be on permission to get away from the house and cycle (meaning road). […]

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EMBA routes during lockdown 27 April 2020

Dear EMBA riders. As most of you now the Govt has not yet reached a decision about cycling. The various National and Provincial bodies (CSA, CKZN, PPA, etc) are in discussion with Govt to try and get clarity and a resolution. In the interim, and until it is confirmed that cycling (MTB) is acceptable, the […]

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Lost and hopefully found 03 March 2020

If anyone has found- please note : “Morning Margie I lost a pair of photocromatic glasses today 1/2 way up loan tree hill whilst assisting someone with a puncture just after 7am (07 March) If anyone has found them to please return to me Cris Harrison 0836270678 “

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Dangerous cycling conditions 14 Nov 2019

Dear Riders. PLEASE NOTE … the north coast trails are extremely dangerous following the heavy, and continuing rains. Roads are flooded, the trails extremely wet and some bridges compromised. We STRONGLY ADVISE NO RIDING THIS WEEKEND. There are photos on face Book Charles and his crew have been repairing the Mamba Trail bridge today, despite […]

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2020 EMBA applications

EMBA applications to renew or for new applications an EMBA licence for 2020 are now open Full details  :   https://www.emba.org.za/application-forms/ The AGM was held on 05 October.  The minutes, Chairperson’s report and Income/Expenditure to 30/09/2019 have been sent to the Club Reps.  These are not confidential and any EMBA rider is entitled to see these.  […]

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