Category: Newcastle trails

Cycling routes in the Newcastle area

Route 5 – Bliksempie- aka Garnet se gat(3.2km lap)

You really have to be angry with yourself or someone that like to impress the local riders. With loose rocks from marble size to young boulders this is a trail that will test your core strength and stamina. The first 2.1 km have a ascent of 130m. Very technical and the perfect trail to hone your bike skills. 3Laps = 390m ascent over 9.7km – KILLER!!!  Continue reading “Route 5 – Bliksempie- aka Garnet se gat(3.2km lap)”

Route 6 – Endurance Ride – Normandien Pass 150km

This is a BIG RIDE. On a mountain bike this ride only qualify  either if it is longer than 150 km OR has a total ascent that surpass 3000 meter.  The ride goes up Normandien pass Continue reading “Route 6 – Endurance Ride – Normandien Pass 150km”