Since their opening in 1994, Cycle HQ have become the official bike shop for quite a few high profile events in the Eastern Cape, with their forte ranging from sales and repairs to bike setups.
They stock a wide variety of leading bicycle brands, accessories, clothing, spares and supplements, catering for all cyclists and also offer major and minor bike services.
They are located at the top of the Old Transkei Main Road in Nahoon and are open on Monday to Fridays, 8:30am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 8:30am to 12pm.
If you’re looking for some of the best flowing, fairly non technical singletrack just outside of East London, hand built by a passionate mountain biker, then 3 Silo’s MTB Park is the place for you.
Cyclists get to choose between three main trail options, the 20.5km Red Route and 18km Blue Route which include some technical sections and climbs and the milder 10.7km Yellow route.
You can look forward to terrain that includes singletrack, floating and wooden bridges, switchbacks, climbs and some stream crossings.
And not forgetting the kiddies, they get to go wild on the kiddies 7.5km Green Route which include shorten options of 2km’s and 4km’s and comprises of singletrack with mild climbs as well as a 80m floating pallet bridge on the 7.5km route.
The trails are also open to trail runners and walkers with a café on premises open from Wednesday to Sundays, 7:30am to 5:30pm.
The trails are open all day everyday throughout the year, with entry fee being R20 on the weekend and R10 during the week via honesty box.
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