Ultimate Dirt Rider Bucket List

Upon doing research for major dirt bike riding events in South Africa, we’ve come across so many awesome rides that many of us might not know about, so we’ve decided to create this Bucket List for novice, intermediate and advanced dirt bike riders. Also check out the Advanced Dirt Rider Bucket List

Novice: Comfortable operating throttle, clutch and brake controls, does not stall or over-revving while using the clutch.

Intermediate: Comfortable on tight single-track, trails which includes fairly sharp ascents and descents, often with rock, water, loose stone and/or roots present. Not intimidated by different soil conditions and obstacles. Not intimidated by steep uphills and downhills or off-camber slopes and hills.

Advanced: Easily rides different soil conditions and obstacles, steep uphills / downhills or off-camber slopes and hills. You can manage consecutive long and technical off-road stages, you have already participated in off-road tours of at least two days. You regularly ride on the toughest off-road segments even in hot weather conditions. You are in a particularly good physical condition and have a good level of endurance, and enjoy extreme challenges.

RALLYE RAID ENDURO X – 2 Day Navigational Trail

Novice | Weekend Warrior | Intermediate | Advanced May Routes: Two routes, Mild and Wild. Distance per day: waiting for information Total Distance: waiting for information Location: from Kobb Inn Beach Resort to Mazeppa Bay and back. Bikes allowed: Dirt bikes only (single cylinder bikes of any capacity). More details: coming soon Facebook: Ralley Raid Enduro X Website: http://www.rallyeraid.co.za/ Tel: 041 581 5335 Email: team@redcherry.co.za

TRI-NATIONS – 3 Day Marked Trail

Novice | Weekend Warrior | Intermediate | Advanced June Routes: One marked route with multiple detours. Distance per day: ±150km Total Distance: ±500km Location: SA, Swaziland and Mozambique. Bikes allowed: Dirt bikes, quad bikes, side-by-sides. More details: coming soon Facebook: The Adventure Company Website: www.adventurecompany.co.za Tel: 011 979 0053 or 011 979 5035 Email: foleyg@mweb.co.za

CHASING GIANTS – 2 Day Navigational Enduro

Weekend Warrior | Intermediate | Advanced September Routes: Three different level routes. Distance per day: (a.) Weekend Warrior (30km) (b.) Intermediate (60km) (c.) Hard (80km) Total Distance: (a.) Weekend Warrior (60km) (b.) Intermediate (120km) (c.) Hard (160km) Location: Katberg Golf Estate, Eastern Cape. Bikes allowed: Dirt bikes only (two-wheel, enduro, off-road). Videohttps://youtu.be/p0wCfkhxGhM Facebook: Slake Enduro Website: www.slakeadventures.com Tel: 076 135 9443 Email: slakeadventures@gmail.com

MATAT 2 PONT – 3 Day Navigational Enduro

Weekend Warrior | Intermediate | Advanced September Routes: One route, GPS navigated. Distance per day: waiting for info Total Distance: waiting for info Location: Matatiele, Eastern Cape to The Pont, Port Edward. Bikes allowed: Dirt bikes only (two-wheel, enduro, off-road). Videohttps://youtu.be/98pZbbGjMmw Facebook: Matat2Pont Website: http://www.matat2pont.co.za/ Tel: 031 782 1551 Email: info@matat2pont.co.za

JHB TO DURBAN – 4 Day Marked Trail

Novice | Weekend Warrior | Intermediate | Advanced September – October Routes: One marked route with multiple detours. Distance per day: ±150km Total Distance: ±900km Location: from Jhb, Gauteng to Durban, Kzn. Bikes allowed: Dirt bikes, quad bikes, dual purpose bikes, side-by-sides. More detailshttp://www.rip-it.co.za/qa-for-your-first-jhb-to-durban/ Facebook: The Adventure Company Website: www.adventurecompany.co.za Tel: 011 979 0053 or 011 979 5035 Email: foleyg@mweb.co.za

SEA TO SKI – 3 Day Navigational Trail

Novice | Weekend Warrior | Intermediate | Advanced October Routes: Two routes, Mild and Wild. Distance per day: ±130km Total Distance: ±400km Location: from Wild Coast, Kzn to the Tiffindell Ski Resort, Drakensberg. Bikes allowed: Dirt bikes only (two-wheel, enduro, off-road). More detailshttp://www.rip-it.co.za/qa-for-your-first-sea-to-ski/ Facebook: Red Cherry Advenuteres Website: http://www.seatoski.co.za/ Tel: 041 581 5335 Email: team@redcherry.co.za