Inaugural mountain bike event will bring new trails to the Paarl area
There are so many outdoor events in the Western Cape these days and riders can pick & choose from trail systems too. The sport of mountain biking has grown phenomenally and off-road cyclist are always looking for something fresh to ride. On the 7th of March
, Dirtopia will be bringing you a 16km and 36 km from Perdeberg
winery that will be held with the Paarl Ommiberg Festival in the region.
Dirtopia is a well-known event & trail management company that has experience of more than 15 years. Events from their team include Die Burger MTB Challenge, Amarider 100Miler, Spur MTB Classic and many more. Director & trail extraordinaire Meurant Botha has also consulted this area to open permanent marked trails after the event.
START TIMES: 08h30 for long distance and 08h45 for short distance
REGISTRATION: From 07h00 at the venue on event day. Coffee from Cafe Pronto available.
ENTRY FEES: Short distance R90 for tagholders R110 other pre-entries
Long route R110 for tagholders R130 other pre-entries
Late entries taken on the morning will be R20 extra.
The route is easy, open riding, with beautiful vistas of the winelands. Mostly open veld and vineyard riding, with a short distance on district road. One waterpoint for this route.
With the same start as the short route, followed by a few long, gradual climbs; you’ll ride to the most southern part of the route with views over the Durbanville farms and Table Mountain. Two waterpoints on the long route with the same riding as the short route back to Perdeberg Winery. (Mostly open veld and vineyard riding, with a short distance on district road).
There will be well stocked waterpoints on the routes and medals for all finishers. Make sure you stay for the lucky draw, as all riders will stand a chance to win a Giant Simple Single Bike and many more great prizes.
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 award winning wines and let the kids be entertained by jumping castles & face painting.
The Paarl Ommiberg Festival takes place on the same day as well. Go to www.ommiberg.co.za
Timing will be done by Amarider Trail Tag that will be live on www.trailtag.co.za
CONTACT FOR EVENT: Dirtopia on 021 8844752 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
and please visit the website for more information: www.dirtopia.co.za