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Suikerbosrand is where Gauteng cyclists go for safe and majestic rides

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Former champ and stalwart of SA cycling, Nic White rides through the varied vistas of Suikerbosrand. (Photo: WhiteInc-DL)
Former champ and stalwart of SA cycling, Nic White rides through the varied vistas of Suikerbosrand. (Photo: WhiteInc-DL)

Based in Gauteng and dismayed at the lack of Instagram worthy scenic road rides, compared to regions like the Western Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal?

If Suikerbosrand hasn't pinged your radar, it should. Just an hour's drive southeast of Joburg, is 200 square kilometres of unspoiled reserve featuring rolling wilderness vistas. With safe unencumbered riding. Suikerbosrand reserve provides a unique cycling experience.

Within the reserve, a one-way tar road loops uphill and down dale through various fauna and flora. Orange/red Mountain Aloe permeate much of the reserve, growing up to 6m tall.

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