947 Ride Joburg Launches Train Joburg Outdoors

Exciting news – this month marks the official launch of…

Our outdoor training rides will get you into the fresh Joburg air and pedalling in preparation for the big day.

Starting with two Women’s Rides in the Cradle on Sunday15 and 29 August.  Ladies of all skill levels will begin their ride at Bidon Bistro alongside experienced lead riders and mechanical support from Specialized as well as route support from our dependable sweep partner, AA.

We offer four groups to accommodate every fitness and experience level. No reason to feel intimidated; there will be a group for you:

Group A: 25 – 27 km/h (Approx 51 km with a 500 m climbing)
Group B: 23 – 25 km/h (Approx 51 km with a 500 m climbing)
Group C: 20 – 23 km/h (Approx 34 km with a 410 m climbing)
Group D: <20 km/h (Approx 21 km with a 140 m climbing)

There is no need to rush off after your ride. Bidon Bistro offers delicious post-ride brunches and lunches, which will be for the riders’ account. Registration opens at 07h00, with Group A leaving at 08h00. Groups leave 15 minutes apart. Medics and sweep vehicles will be on standby.

Please note that space is limited to 100 women only, and booking is essential.

From Tuesday, 17 August, you will start and end your outdoor ride at Bidon Bistro, in the heart of the iconic Cradle of Mankind (R374 Kromdraai Road, Muldersdrift). This Train Joburg Outdoor ride will be hosted every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at 15h00 and is available to riders 18 years and older. 

And from Wednesday, 25 August, you will be able to explore the incredible 25 and 50 km trails of Steyn City — an experience usually reserved for estate residents. MTB riders taking on the 50 km route must start their ride no later than 15h15 in order to complete the course before 18h00. This Train Joburg Outdoor ride will be hosted every Wednesday afternoon at 15h00 and is available to riders 12 years and older.

Please note that space is limited to and booking is essential.

Join our dedicated indoor spinning classes every Monday between 05h3007h00 and again every Wednesday between 17h0018h15 at selected Planet Fitness clubs.

And starting on Wednesday, 4 August 2021, you’ll be able to train for the 947 Ride Joburg from the comfort of your home! Follow 947 Ride Joburg on Zwift and we’ll send you an invitation to join our virtual rides.

We will also be hosting a number of Train Joburg Indoors rooftop rides at Planet Fitness over the next couple of weeks – stay tuned for more information.

We are looking forward to riding alongside you in a couple of our lekker upcoming training sessions!

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