Hoogekraal Cape Cobra (Down & Up) tests both fitness and skills with a fun, technical descent leading to a steady climb back to the top of the hill.
The current KOM holder is Darryn Stow with Kate Slegrova recently claiming the QOM.
How do I ride this segment?
Riders must purchase a day permit (or be a Tygerberg MTB club member) to ride these trails. Permits for Hoogekraal can be bought in the Hoogekraal carpark. There are two options available: 1) place cash into the honesty box or 2) pay using the Snapscan app on your phone. The current permit fee is R40 per rider.
More information is available on the Tygerberg MTB Club website here.
Grand Prize: Contego Unit Trust worth R30,000
At the end of the series, Contego are giving away R30,000 worth of unit trusts. All you have to do is ride your bike!
How to enter:
- Join the Contego Segment Hunter Strava club and record your segment rides on Strava.
- Get out and ride! After each segment is announced go and ride it. Please ride safely though, there is no prize for being the fastest.
For each Contego Segment Hunter segment you ride, you will be entered into the draw to win. So if you ride all six segments during the series, you will receive six entries.
By taking part in the Contego Segment Hunter Strava club you will also be in line to win a Duesouth voucher valued at R3,000 to spend in their stores each episode.
Nominate your favourite segments for Contego Segment Hunter:
We're looking for you to nominate your favourite Strava segments to be featured in our Contego Segment Hunter video series. If your segment is chosen you could win a Cadence Nutrition hamper valued at R2,620. You can nominate your segments here.
The winner of the Cadence hamper for episode 3 is The_Chav. Thank you for your nomination.