About the club

The club caters for fun-riders and the more serious licensed cyclists.

Sporting the newly designed club kit, in celebration of 30 years as a club (1984 – 2014)

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Download the application form – GW membership form 2015 v2

The Germiston Wheelers Cycle Club, established in 1984 by Graham Steyn and Colin Barret, is situated close to Germiston Lake (MR PORRA) and has been in existence for 30 years!

CHARITY WORK

Donation of food and blankets to a local township community
Donation of coffee, tea, sugar, milk, biscuits and more to Amcare
Donation of coffee, tea, sugar, milk, biscuits and more to Amcare
The club also supports the Germiston SPCA with donations of dog & cat food and blankets. The club will also be riding the 947 Cycle Challenge in aid of the SPCA.

Furthermore, Germiston Wheelers, along with the Germiston Rotary Club, organise the annual Carnival City Macsteel National Classic Cycle Race, which takes place on the 4th Sunday of February every year, with proceeds going to numerous charities in the Germiston/Alberton area.

RIDES
The club organises rides six days a week, departing from a number of areas. There are designated ride coordinators to ensure that the various training distances are catered for and that no rider, however inexperienced, is left behind.

OFFICIAL CLUB RIDES:

Saturday Morning
Leave from Merv’s Hardware, Hatfield Road, Albemarle

Saturday mornings Sep – Apr May – Aug
Early Bird Ride (30-34km, medium/fast) 05:00 05:30
Club ride 06:15 06:45

Sunday morning
06:30 (Sep-Apr)
07:00 (May-Aug)
Leave from MR PORRA, diagonally opposite the VLC, Germiston Lake

Catering for both Road and Mountain Bike disciplines
Fast, Medium and Slow riders welcome

WEEKLY TRAINING RIDES

Monday
No scheduled rides at the moment

Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursday
Meet at cnr Michelle & Jacqueline Avenues, Randhart.
Start = 04:30 on an undulating course
Distance = 50Km
Medium Pace

Friday
No scheduled rides at the moment

Saturday
05:00 from Merv’s Hardware
Distance varies (31-34 Km) at Fast pace
Route returns to Merv’s Hardware to join 06:15 start.

06:15 from Merv’s Hardware
Distances vary as follows:
Short = 65 Km | Medium = 80 Km | Long = 100-120 Km

Sunday
06:30 from Mr Porra (Rand Refinery Road, diagonally opposite the Victoria Lake Club at Germiston Lake).

Distances vary as follows:
Short = 65 Km | Medium = 80 Km | Long = 100-120 Km

Pace description:
Fast = 32-35 km/h | Medium = 28-32 km/h | Slow = 25-28 km/h

  • Please note:
    • There are different categories of riders, so if you are really slow or really fast, you will be catered for.
    • All members riding with the club on weekends are required to wear their club kit.
    • It is highly recommended that you carry some form of identification and emergency contact details with you at all times when cycling.
    • Helmets are compulsory on all club rides. No helmet – no ride!

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