Benefits of being a club member
1 – Each new member forms part of our website data base and receives
constant communication via the website on group rides, results, routes, races
etc. Members may actively take part in website forums and the website is a 1
stop access point to all cycling sites.
2 – Members take part in regular weekend rides usually on
Saturday mornings where Cycling groups and distances are arranged according to
ability. The distance lengthens as the season progresses. This is a great way
to find out the best and safest routes in and beyond the Vaal Triangle, build on
your skills and endurance, and have fun at the same time.
3 – 50% discount to all Spectrum Sport presented events
4 – Safety in numbers is
a great benefit, especially for our
5 –If you’re like most of us and like to challenge yourself
against other riders, you might consider trying our time trials. This involves
you racing a set distance against the clock. The fastest person wins but if you
manage to beat your personal best you are a winner as welll. Simple and fun and
happens each week on a Wednesday in the summer! You get the opportunity to
improve your riding skills and endurance on a short but undulating semi
technical course. This also gives you the chance to meet similarly skilled and
6 – The club will remain active in winter with group rides and
monthly social events ranging from speakers to demos of new equipment and bike
fitting. It’s a great opportunity to connect with cycling friends when the cold
wind is blowing outside.
7 – From 2013 You will not be able to purchase a CSA license
without being affiliated to a Club, you therefore will be required to buy a R35
day license at every event. The Club also offers support to help club members register with CSA.
8 – Group entries to major races.
10 - Subsidized
Cycling Kit – ( +/- 50% saving on Top class club branded cycling kit)
- NWU Vaal MTB hospitality area at certain races where your family and
fellow riders can get together after the race or while waiting for you to
finish a race.
– Youth can learn from the older more experienced riders and parents feel safe
when their children cycle with senior or adult support.