Hey Holla: Q&A with Sandy van Rooyen

This month we talk to longstanding Holla member Sandy van Rooyen What initially drew you to mountain biking, how long have you been riding for and how did you become such a dedicated member of Holla Trails? My husband bought us bikes in 2009 and we used...

Hey Holla: Q&A with Sanchia Malan

This month we talk to Sanchia Malan, SA MTB Champion and Holla Trails Ambassador Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Where you are from, how long you have been riding, what level you ride at and what you do for work? I was born...

Hey Holla: Q&A with Grant Dekker

Life in the fast lane. This month we talk to Grant Dekker How did you get involved in organising Enduro mountain bike events, and what inspired you to do so? I recently volunteered to serve on KZN Gravity mountain biking committee. I have enjoyed years of skids and wheelies,...

Hey Holla: Q&A with the trail fairies: Bex & Terri

Do you believe in fairies? This month we talk to Rebecca Henderson (Bex) and Terri Bossy (Tez/Tezzie/T/Twinkle Toes), aka the trail fairies   Where are you from? Bex: I'm originally from the UK and moved to South Africa around 7 years ago after meeting my now husband 😍 I now currently...

Hey Holla: Q&A with Legend Les Warr

At Holla Trails we have a good incentive for you to stay fit when you get older. You get a discount when you are over 60, but it gets even better when you are over 70… it's FREE! You may say that is cheap marketing...

Tips: Long Rides

Holiday time is the right time to do long distance rides. Most people do have more time at hand and it creates a solid base for the rest of the year. Here are some tips to make it work for you:   Prepare: the longer the ride, the...

Medi Response Summer time – snake time

It’s that time of the year when meetings with snakes are common. Walkers, hikers, gardeners, and children at play are more likely than usual to have a close encounter with a snake. The first rule is to stay alert to the possibility of the presence...

Tips: Wind

Most people hate wind and it keeps them from riding but the fact is that it equals out at the end of the ride. Unless the wind picks up during your ride and you have a headwind back, you have the same amount of wind...

Hey Holla: Q&A with Andrew Erasmus

This month we're chatting to trail running enthusiast and Holla Ambassador, Andrew Erasmus. Read our Q&A catch up with Andy and join him at the Salomon night runs at Holla...