Beginners Ride: Friday June 10th

Dear Fellow enthusiasts,

We  will be organizing a group ride for beginners on Friday, June 10th at 7am at Wadi Degla.

Ride Type:  Mountain bike

Pace: Slow to medium

Where:  Wadi Degla Protectorate

Who: Beginners ages 16 and up are welcome, even if you are a first timer.


Here is your chance to try mountain biking!  Beginners ages 16 and up are welcome.

We will be rolling at 7:00am, so plan on arriving at around 6:45.  We will be riding on the short corporate loop (13.5km).  The terrain will be mostly flat, with a few uphills and downhills in the beginning and the end.  The pace will be slow to medium, and we will not leave anyone behind.

Neal and Hani, the ride leaders, will be going over some basic mountain biking skills during the ride.

You must wear a helmet on this ride, and you must have a mountain bike. Water is also certainly a must.

What to bring with you:

  • A mountain bike in good condition
  • Mountain biking Helmet
  • At least 2 liters of water and/or other energy drinks and snacks
  • Spare inner tube and tools to install it
  • Cycling shorts
  • Glasses with clear or light colored lenses
  • Gloves

If you need help in organizing transportation from Heliopolis or New Cairo, please contact the ride leaders and they will try to assist you.

To Register or for any questions, please contact Neal or Hani, the ride leaders at and