Adventure Events

Apple Blossom MTB Classic

Fruitways  / aQuellé Apple Blossom MTB Classic

 

The Apple Blossom Mountain Bike Classic is now in its 14th year and was the first mountain bike fun ride to take place in the Elgin Valley. Riders will be treated to great single track on both the long courses with some tough climbs, speedy descents and of course awesome scenery with vineyards, mountains and orchards festooned with apple blossom. The Oak Valley sports field marks the start and more importantly for most the finish, enabling you to refresh your body with an ice-cold aQuelle.

DATE 6th OCTOBER 2013







VENUE Oak Valley Estate, Elgin, Grabouw

 

DISTANCES 50km; 30km; 15km; 2km

STARTING TIMES 50km @ 08h00; 30km @ 08h15; 15km @ 08h30; 2km Kids Fun Cycle @ 8h40

ORGANISING COMMITTEE TNT Promotions

ENQUIRIES Theresa Dicey

PHONE (021) 848-9407 or 082 658 0112

EMAIL
tntpromo@mweb.co.za
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PRIZE GIVING/CUT- OFF 12h00

PRE-ENTRIES CLOSED 30 September 2013 @ 12am



PRE-ENTRY

REGISTRATION - Saturday 5th Oct 9h00-12h30 @ VeloLife in Somerset West (Myburgh St)

 

OR at the event on Sunday 6th Oct from 7am

ABOUT EVENT

 

Please bring your families and friends to enjoy and soak up the atmosphere that surrounds this event and beautiful estate. Relax, socialize and enjoy good food, taste some Oak Valley award winning wines and let the kids be entertained by jumping castles, face painting, popcorn and candy floss.

Make sure you stay for the lucky draw, as all riders will stand a chance to win a week-end for two at Mofam River Lodge, a Titan Mountain Bike and many more great prizes.

ROUTE DESCRIPTION

Long route – great new route which shares the first half with the medium route, then heads off onto a brand new section which includes a bit of everything, lots of single track and some tough climbs.

 

Medium route – a bit of everything, open farm roads, a few short climbs and great single track, suitable for those wanting to take the next step up.

For route profiles: CLICK HERE

 

Short route - all on farm roads, not technical at all and great for kids.

 

2km kiddie’s cycle will be around the field and Mum/Dad can run alongside.

 

ENTRY FEES







































Distance Amarider & Tag Holders: Other-Entry Fee ALL LATE Entries
Pre-entry Fee ONLY
50km R115 R130* R160*
30km R100 R115* R140*
15km R50 R65* R90*
2km n/a n/a R20

 

* Amarider Temporary Trail Tag included in the entry fee

DIRECTIONS TO VENUE

From Cape Town, take the N2 over Sir Lowry’s Pass. Go pass the Orchard Farmstall and then turn left into Grabouw opposite Peregrine Farmstall (R321) off the N2. Then take the Villersdorp turn off (R321) and approximately 1km on turn right towards the Elgin Station and Oak Valley Estate. Drive straight until you get the Oak Valley Gate then follow race signs.

NOTES

Contact the Elgin Valley tourism office and discover all that the Elgin Valley has to offer on (021) 848-9838 or visit www.elginvalley.co.za.

ENQUIRIES

  • For any entry enquires please contact Dirtopia on 021 884 4752 or email
    info@dirtopia.co.za
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  • For race & more information please contact TNT Promotions on 021 848 9407 or email
    tntpromo@mweb.co.za

Last update on this event: 03/10/2013
Event added: 03/10/2013
General Event Details
DATE:
Sunday, 06 October 2013
EVENT TYPE:
PROVINCE / AREA:
Western Cape, Grabouw
CONTACT:
Dirtopia
Alanda Radley
Tel: 082 809 9878
Fax: 086 614 2808
E-mail: info@dirtopia.co.za
Web: http://www.dirtopia.co.za