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Paarl Trails: A Successful Shuttle Day and Outride Event at Laborie Estate

We couldn’t have asked for a better day at Laborie Estate for our shuttle day and outride event! Despite a drizzle in the morning, the spirits were high, and the weather improved as the day progressed. Paarl Trails would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the participants, partners, and attendees who made this event a resounding success.

The turnout was nothing short of amazing, with mountain biking enthusiasts from all over the region gathering at Laborie Estate to experience the thrill of the trails and share their passion for the sport. The sight of so many like-minded individuals coming together filled the air with excitement.

As the morning raindrops fell, there was a hint of worry in the air, but our dedicated team and participants remained undeterred. The spirit of adventure and the desire to explore the picturesque trails of Paarl kept everyone in high spirits. And sure enough, as the day progressed, the drizzle subsided, and the clouds made way for the sun, revealing a stunning landscape that made the ride even more enjoyable.

None of this would have been possible without the support of our amazing partners, Bidvest McCarthy Novel FORD and Leatt. Their unwavering commitment to promoting outdoor adventures and providing top-notch vehicles and gear for the riders contributed significantly to the success of the event. A special shout-out to our partners for believing in the vision of Paarl Trails and helping us create an unforgettable experience for everyone who joined us.

The event was filled with laughter, good vibes, and a sense of community that truly reflects the essence of mountain biking. Riders of all skill levels tackled the trails, some pushing their limits, while others simply enjoyed the scenic routes at a leisurely pace. The shared passion for the sport created an atmosphere of encouragement, with experienced riders cheering on the beginners, making everyone feel welcome and included.

Paarl Trails is incredibly grateful for the overwhelming support shown by our awesome community. Your enthusiasm and passion for the sport are what drives us to organize these events. Together with our partners, Bidvest McCarthy Novel FORD and Leatt, we look forward to hosting more events that celebrate the joy of mountain biking again very soon.

Link to the photos of the day below.

Wine Lands Trails is an initiative between Wine Lands Cycling Club, Paarl Trails, Banhoek Conservancy, Wellington (Wild Boar) Trails, Franschhoek Trails, Elgin Valley Trails, Bottelary Hills Conservancy, MTO and Stellenbosch Trail Fund to consolidate access to these trail networks under one regional permit.

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