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EMBA Amended Ride Times 21/09/2020

Greetings MembersWe have been negotiating with the Land Owners/Leased Farm management for an amended addendum to the EMBA agreement for access times.The following addendum was concluded:and with effect from 21st September 2020, licenced members of EMBA affiliated clubs will be permitted to ride on the North Coast, Hillhead and Umdloti Farms on weekday mornings at the […]

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Summerveld riding update 28/08/2020

Dear EMBA Riders SUMMERVELD RIDING. We have just finished sorting out riding at Summerveld, and it is not so drastic! If you access Summerveld via JB MacIntosh, along the tar from the main road, once you pass through the 2 white pillars, the first road to the left is an absolute no go area and […]

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Summerveld Horse racing area

Dear Rider Please note, with immediate effect, that you are not permitted to ride in the area surrounding the Summerveld horse racing track, the Jockey Club area and the Summerveld Training Complex in the Shongweni region. Kind regards, Margie

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Change to communication system 13 August 2020

Dear Riders Our current system of communicating is proving to be unsatisfactory.  From my side using the bulk SMS and Email system seems to work, but the reality is that so many riders don’t get the messages for whatever reason. The new system will be twofold I will be sending What’s App Broadcast Messages, and […]

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Storm Ferguson

Dear EMBA riders It is with great sorrow that I advise you that Storm passed away peacefully, yesterday. With deepest sympathies to all his family. RIP Storm.

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Nth Coast- Detour Slippery Bridge

Greetings everyone, Detour around slippery Bridge, North Coast As a result of the vandalising of “Slippery Bridge” last weekend, Charlie has been hard at work: A new but rough trail had been cut to avoid the damaged Slippery bridge. After coming out of the Cornubia trail at the bottom of DSW hill, +/- 50m after […]

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Storm’s Folly Trail 28 July 2020

Greetings, As previously notified, Storm Ferguson has stood down as Chairman of EMBA. As a token of our appreciation we have agreed to name one of our new trails in his honour. The trail is to be named as “Fergies Folly Trail”. The trail entry is on the left hand side, approximately a third of […]

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Chairperson change 25 July 2020

Dear EMBA Riders Very sadly, Storm has had to resign as Chairperson of EMBA, due to ill-health.  We are very sorry to lose him as he has been a stalwart of EMBA since before the first riders put wheels onto the trails, more than 12 years ago.  In addition, he has been a fantastic servant […]

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North Coast Route Alteration 22 July 2020

As a result of the constant dumping of garden refuse which is blocking the entrance to the Slippery Bridge / Allie’s Alley single track, Charlie has cut a new access approximately 50m further down the district road. New signage will soon be erected.For further information contact Charlie : 082 373 4215

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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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