PPA Elgin Valley MTB
Event date:Sunday 13 September 2015
Distances MTB: 52 km; 47 km; 32 km; 11 km
Starting times MTB: 08h15 (52km); 08h30 (47 km); 09h10 (32 km); 09h20 (11 km)
Venue: Paul Cluver Wine Estate, Grabouw
Enquiries: email@example.com or (021) 671-6340/4079
Cut-off / lucky draw: 13h00
Entries close: 7 September 2015 at 12h00 noon
Online entries: www.pedalpower.org.za
On-the-day late entries?: No, pre-entries only
Come and ride some of the most incredible trails in the Elgin Valley, including singletrack and wooden bridges built with PPA funding.
The tough 52 km route will be limited to 250 fit, experienced cyclists with a current PPA seeding of MA-MC and will include the testing climb and technical descent over Groenlandberg. Participants may be rerouted onto the 47 km in the event of adverse weather conditions.
The 47 km route will be a seeding event for the 2015 Wines2Whales and includes some 900 m of elevation. This route is not for beginners, nor unfit cyclists.
The 32 km route includes some 600m of elevation and several of the great singletrack sections of the 47 km route. The 11 km route is non-technical and suited to beginners and youngsters, and can be enjoyed as a trail run as well. The short MTB route and the trail run will be untimed.
DIRECTIONS TO VENUE
Take the N2 from Cape Town. Continue over Sir Lowry’s Pass past the Grabouw turn-off towards Bot River. Pass the Peregrine Farm Stall (on the right). Shortly thereafter, turn left at Kromco Apples to Paul Cluver on your left. GPS: 34°05′27.0″S 018°51′20.5″E
• Pre-entries only, closing on Monday 7 September 12h00 mid-day or when 800 entries have been received, whichever comes first.
• Several food stalls will be offering tasty treats.
• Children u/12 will be allowed on the 11 km route and must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
• No helmet, no ride. No transponder, no time – PPA pays for its members to be electronically timed by Racetec. Remember to bring your PPA MTB seeded bike board, or collect yours at registration.
Distance Entry fee PPA members discounted entry fee
60 km R300 R250
47 km R240 R190
32 km R180 R130
11 km R100 R50
Last update on this event: 25/08/2015
Event added: 19/08/2015