Adventure Events

Ezemvelo Ride-The-Ridge MTB Challenge

Ride the hills where the Wilge River cuts through the ‘rust pigmented’ sandstone formations to form spectacular cliffs made up of fossilised red sand dunes, an extension of the ancient desert landscape of the Magabeng Plateau.

FULL EVENT INFO AND ONLINE ENTRIES

Event Date:
Saturday, 1 April 2017

Venue:
Ezemvelo Nature Reserve,
Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng

Distances:
60km / 40km / 20km / 10km

Minimum age restrictions:
10km - 8 yo
20km - 12 yo
40km - 15 yo
60km - 19 yo

Start times:
60km: 07h30
40km: 07h45
20km: 08h30
10km: 09:00

​Entry Fees:
10km - R100
20km - R140
40km -R180
60km - R210
R20 surcharge for on-the-day entries

The trails
Expect stunning jeep track, loads of single track and beautiful views over the valley. There will be some fast, flowing single track sections on the ridge, a few proper climbs, a sandy patch and of course also those fast downhills we all love so much.
The route is not too technical but it is mountain biking so there will be one or two short technical sections just to keep things interesting.

Water Points:
3 Water points on the 60km route
2 Water points on the 40km route
1 Water point on the 20km route

Timekeeping:
Timekeeping will be done by BoutTime (bouttime.co.za)

Number collection and registration times:
Number collection at Cycle Lab Lynnwood on Friday, 31 March 2017
10h00 - 14h00
Number collection and on-the-day entries from 05h30 - 07h00

Reserve entrance fee
Race participants don't have to pay the gate entrance fee.
Non-participants and supporters will pay R40 per person gate entrance fee.
Vehicle permit of R50 per vehicle to be paid by all so we suggest you share transport where possible.

Race village
Full race village at the Ezemvelo camp with beer tent, bike mechanical zone, massage zone, beer tent, food stands, swimming pool, braai areas and much more.

Camping
Camping spots can be booked with Ezemvelo directly at their stunning camp site under the trees.
Last update on this event: 12/12/2016
Event added: 12/12/2016
General Event Details
DATE:
Saturday, 01 April 2017
EVENT TYPE:
PROVINCE / AREA:
Gauteng Province, Bronkhorstspruit
CONTACT:
WildTrail SA
Debbie Agenbag
Cell: 083 294 5260
Tel: 083 294 5260
E-mail: debbie@wildtrail.co.za
Web: http://www.wildtrail.co.za