Nationals Trial Cleanup :: Bonthuys :: Sun 10th April

The next Nomads trial is at Bonthuys farm in Klipheuwel/Stellenbosch on the 17th of April.  Setup for this is this Sunday from 8:30am.

The sections we will be cleaning are earmarked for the Nationals later this year - please come and help make this a success.

Sean Pretorius is leading the setup, and he asks for anybody available to please come along to help.

Time: Sunday 10th April, 8:30am  (approx 4 hours)

What you will get

  • a chance to see how National sections are decided, and a preview of the trial
  • some riding and some advice
  • lots of exercise

What you must bring

  • Bike and riding gear
  • Gardening gear (loppers, saw, panga, rake, gardening gloves, hat/sunscreen)
  • Snacks & water


From Stellenbosch side ride 2km on bottelary road.  Turn left at J.Bonthuys Welgelegen farm (small dirt road through vineyard). Continue to T junction, turn left. At barn turn left and about 150m further a staggered intersection turn right into an open area next to a forest.  This is the spot.

From Cape Town:

  • N1 and turn off at Kraaifontein.  Turn right to cross over the N1 at the top of the offramp.
  • Drive all the way straight through Kraaifontein and two circles until you reach Bottelary road.
  • Turn left and ride about 2km to a right-turn onto a gravel road to Klipheuwel.
  • Drive about 3km straight until you reach Welgelegen farm gate.
  • Turn left past the barn, 150m to a staggered intersection.  Turn right and stop.

Keep those feet up