Cycle Tour

February 2018


MTB Challenge

MTB Challenge started

5Km route description

The 5km is a family friendly ride that takes place on the race course. This is a safe and fun ride where you never leave the racecourse grounds and does not include any public roads. Riders of all ages are welcome.

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12Km Route Description

The 12km route is perfect those who want to test their fitness as a novice or young rider. If Mom or Dad wants to do a short ride with one of the kids, this is the one to go for!

The route starts at the Racecourse and move onto the Altydgedacht wine farm at the top of Odendaal Road. Here you will negotiate gravel roads on the Altydgedacht as well as Morgenster farms before returning to the racecourse on a flat section. 

Please note that this route includes public roads as well as some gravel roads on the wine farms with several ascents and descents, but these are not technical by nature. 

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Total Ascent: 265m 

25Km Route Description

This a spectacular route through the wine farms where you will be treated to some amazing scenery. This one will test the legs on several sections and a good fitness level is required. 

The route takes you via Altydgedacht to the top of the Bloemendal farm where you will have an opportunity to rest the tired legs. From there you will negotiate single track and gravel road sections on Hillcrest and Ntida before returning to the racecourse via Bloemendal, Morgenster and Altydgedacht. 

This route includes a short section of public roads with the bulk of the ride taking place on gravel roads and single track. 

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Total Ascent 640m

45Km Route Description

This is for the more serious rider who is looking for a challenge on fitness and skills level. 

The route will take you via Bloemendal over the Telkom tower into Contermanskloof and back to the Racecourse via Hillcrest, Ntida and Bloemendal. 

Please note that this route includes some steep ascents and descents and a high level of fitness and skills will be required. 

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Total Ascent: 1275m

60Km Route Description:

This route is for the extreme rider who loves challenging himself on both fitness and skills level. This is not an easy route and you need a high level of fitness and technical ability. If you are looking for an event to test your endurance and climbing ability, this one is for you!

The route includes a new section where you will be able to visit the Maastricht Tower at the top of Maastricht Farm, accessed via a portion of Majik Forest. This section is not regularly available to club riders and we have received special permission to use this route. Don’t miss out on the spectacular section and scenery here. 

Please note that this route includes some steep and long ascents and descents and this route should only be done by the very fit and skilled riders!

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Total Ascent: 1670m

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