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Dirtopia

What is Dirtopia? Dirtopia is a mountain bike event and trail construction company, focusing its activities in the Western Cape region of South Africa. It all started out as a mountain bike festival in 2000. The company was registered in 2001 and since then have branched out to incorporate the organization of several annual mountain bike events, the construction of mountain bike trails as well as extensive trail maintenance projects on hiking and mountain bike trails in the Western Cape. Partners: Meurant and Arina Botha. Bennet Nel is Meurant’s right-hand man on the trails with Mark Gordon assisting. The trail crew also employs 5 labourers from Kyamandi and several part time staff. Based on Delvera Farm north of Stellenbosch, 2004 saw the expansion of Dirtopia activities to incorporate a Trail Centre from where active travelers can buy trail permits for 3 mountain bike trails as well as 3 hiking trails. In September 2007 a ‘Pump Track’ was opened on Delvera – a cross between BMX, dual and MTB dirt jump track. The Dirtopia Trail Centre also stocks maps, clothing, snacks and basic mountain bike accessories and acts as our events office . In February 2006 Dirtopia opened another two new marked trails in Grabouw. In association with the Greenmountain Ecoroute, Groenlandberg Conservancy and Thandi Farm Kitchen. Meurant Botha is also the founder of the African Mountain bike Association www.amarider.co.za and serves on several non-profit committees such as CSA, PPA, Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust, WPMBA, Klapmutskop Conservancy, WP Cycling etc. You are welcome to contact us for consultation on trails and event consultation of mountain biking, trailrunning, hiking and teambuilding events. In November 2008 Dirtopia was runner-up in Nedbank/567 Capetalk Small Business competition out of 3549 nominations. -DISCOVER THE SOUL OF MOUNTAIN BIKING-


Contact Details
Alanda Radley
Tel: 021 - 884 4752
Fax: 086 614 2808
E-mail: info@dirtopia.co.za
Web: http://www.dirtopia.co.za