Johannesburg is full of activities, with endless stuff to do. Whether you are an explorer, rider, active and fitness enthusiast or are just looking for something different to do, we have just the thing for you. Ride and explore the city with these Joburg cycle clubs.

Joburg residents are constantly on the prowl for something new to explore. There is no better way to go on an adventure and explore the city that never sleeps than by joining a cycle club. So break away, travel and explore new places with these great cycle clubs in Johannesburg.

Is It For You?

Cycling may not be for everyone. These are some of the qualities cyclists have:

If you have any of these qualities, you'll enjoy being part of a cycle club. By joining a cycle club, you will also get the opportunity to meet new people in the city, to develop friendships and simply come together for the love of riding and fitness.

And if you are not much of a gym fanatic but still want to exercise, cycling is definitely a great alternative.

Johannesburg Mountain Bike Club

Johannesburg Mountain Bicycle Club

Better known as JMBC, this club is always ready to get active and hit the hills and scenic spot around the city. The Johannesburg Mountain Bicycle Club organises awesome socials over the weekends, so your weekends will definitely get exciting.

The cycle club is very flexible, allowing you to choose whether you want to ride alone or bring friends - you do not need to be a member to ride with them. All you need is R30 and you are good to go.

They do have a few rules to ensure that your ride is both joyful and safe. The rules are:

The Country Club Johannesburg

The Country Club

The Country Club is all about exploring unexpected places in Johannesburg. They welcome everyone to come and enjoy the ride, whether you're young or old.

The Country Club travels to favourite group spots, like The Cradle of Human Kind and surrounding mountain bike trails, with their monthly club. You have the choice of joining the monthly or weekly club.

The rules of the cycle club are:

Cresta Wheelers

Cresta Wheelers

Situated towards the west of Johannesburg is the adventurous cycle club, Cresta Wheelers. As one of the oldest clubs in Joburg, you can be sure that you will be receiving experienced assistance.

Cresta Wheelers is all about safety and enjoyment and they also have a few rules for you to take note of:

Cycle clubs are growing in Johannesburg and fitness enthusiasts are finding more and more reasons to be motivated. If you are searching for other alternative fitness options, check out the best dance classes in joburg.

Are you a cycling fanatic? Tell us about your best cycle club journeys in the comments section below!

Entries Are Officially Open!

Entries are officially open for the 17th annual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the 7th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run, two premier off-road events that will have entrants begging for more at the ATKV Buffelspoort.

This event isn't just about fitness, running and mountain biking. It's also makes for the perfect weekend breakaway for families. The FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the FNB Platinum Trail Run depict the best off-road routes on offer in the North West Province. Both events possess a perfect balance between challenge and reward. Featuring three entry options, mountain bikers can choose between: +-16km; +-33km; and +-65km route. Trail runners can choose between: +-8km; +-12km; and +-24km. For an added challenge, why not sign up for both?

They've also introduce a Kids 2,5km race to both the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the FNB Platinum Trail Run in 2019. Families can look forward to experiencing spectacular trails that are complemented by magnificent scenery and a vibrant festival atmosphere.

FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic

FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic Info

Date: Saturday, 01 June 2019

Venue: ATKV Buffelspoort

Distances and Entry Fee:

The first 1000 mountain bikers to enter (and pay) will receive an official event t-shirt.

FNB Platinum Trail Run Info

Date: Sunday, 02 June 2019

Venue (start & finish): ATKV Buffelspoort

Distances and Entry Fee:

The first 1000 trail runners to enter (and pay) will receive an official event t-shirt.

For More Information

For more information on the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic or FNB Platinum Trail Run, you can contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045, email [email protected] or visit

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