Ethekweni Mountain Bike Association

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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Route closer 22 Sept 2017

The following message was received from Tongaat Hulett management. Please read and take note. For any further information please contact [email protected] We will advise via you cell number as soon as this reopens. I understand that this only causes minor problems with your routes. The joys of storm (NOT Ferguson) damage PLEASE CAN YOU WITH IMMEDIATE […]

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Umhlanga routes re-opened 15 Sept

Dear Rider​ {Please note quite a few riders are not getting the Bulk Mails.  When you receive this, please advise your friends accordingly.  I also put these notice onto EMBA face Book and the website.  I am currently looking into getting an SMS system which will be used in conjunction with the Bulk Mails.  You […]

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Shongweni Route closure for Hill2Hill & Safety issues North Coast

Dear Rider Two important notices.  Please take note. 1.   (contact for more info :  [email protected]) 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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