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  1. About a month away...enter and be eligible to be part of a R 40 000 Lucky Draw as well as a massive R 150 000 sale of bicycle parts and accessories - all at 40 - 70% discount!
  2. Place to be....komaan skryf in manne....en dames
  3. Event Name: Cape Agulhas MTB Classic & Trailrun When: 28 December 2019 Where: NG Church, Main Rd, Struisbaai, Western Cape Category: MTB In 2019 the Trail Run takes place on Friday 27th December & MTB Race is on Saturday 28th December After a scenic two hour drive from Cape Town across rolling hills, you will find the Southern-most region of Africa, part of the magical Overberg, where the majestic Atlantic and Indian oceans meet. This area stretches from Die Dam in the west, to the De Hoop Nature Reserve in the east.. On December 28nd, you can enjoy this region on your mountain bike during the CAPE AGULHAS MTB CLASSIC, the main event of the week, and also sign up for a very nice family holiday run just before sunset on the 27th of December. For the MTB you will have four distances on offer whilst the run will have a 6km, 10km & 15km option with the routes crossing various terrain of tar and off-road trails. What a fabulous time of fun for the whole family to enjoy during the holiday season! The main mountain bike race on the Saturday morning is 72km, testing the skill and stamina of the rider. Then there are the shorter equally as scenic 46km and 35km rides, as well as a 10km event to enjoy at your leisure.. Don't forget to visit the beautiful towns and villages - Napier, Elim, Bredasdorp, Arniston, Waenhuiskrans, Struisbaai, L'Agulhas and Suiderstrand as well as the De Mond Nature Reserve and the rugged plains of the Agulhas National Park. Feast your eyes on the beautiful fynbos, unique to this area. n December 28th, you can enjoy this region on your mountain bike during the CAPE AGULHAS MTB CLASSIC and there are four distances on offer during the 2019 event. The main mountain bike race on the Saturday morning is 72km, testing the skill and stamina of the rider. Then there are the shorter equally as scenic 46km and 35km rides, as well as a 10km event to enjoy at your leisure. DATE: 28 December 2019 START TIMES: 72km - 07h30 |46km - 07h45 |35km - 08h00 |10km - 08h15 ENTRY FEES: 72 Km - R350 | 46 Km - R300 | 35 Km - R260 | 10 Km - R120 TO ENTER: Enter online at Web Tickets (credit card and EFT payments accepted online). Alternatively you can now walk into Pick & Pay stores and enter at their information counter. Need help entering online? You can call Webtickets support 086 111 0005 or email info@webtickets.co.za for support. They are open daily (Monday to Sunday) from 8.30am to 4pm ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE DECEMBER 25TH Payments must be received before midnight on Wednesday 25th December 2019 REGISTRATION for the MTB Race Friday 27th December 2019 15h00-19h00 Struisbaai Church hall Saturday, 28th December 2019 Registration starts at 06h00 - 08h00 at the Struisbaai Church hall GPS Coordinates: 34°47'59.88"S 20°02'56.87"E GENERAL: The first 100 pre-entry riders will receive a free goodie bag. Go to Event Page
  4. Event Name: Chas Everitt Patatfees MTB Race 2019 When: 15 June 2019 Where: Agulhas School of Skills, Western Cape Category: MTB June 15th, 2019 Napier Wine & Patatfees MTB Race Did you know Napier was once the sweet potato (patat) growing capital of South Africa? To celebrate this humble yet versatile vegetable, we have named our annual festival, which incorporates the Napier Half-marathon, a MTB race and a Trail run, in honour of it. In addition to sports races, the Patatfees boasts a charming weekend full of activities: a busy market, local beer and wines, children's creche and activities, Harley Davidson motorcycle show, tractor and vintage car show, art shows, entertainment, great food, the list goes on! Expect a healthy dose of small town charm and plenty of hospitality. Napier will surprise you! Location: Agulhas Skills School, Steyn Street, Napier GPS: S 34.4783°, E 19.8972° MTB Race Info MTB DISTANCES 55km, 45km, 30km, 15km ENTRY FEE: 55km R330, 45km R300, 30km R270, 15km R150 REGISTRATION: From 6h00 (Late registration +R50) RACE BRIEFING: 10 mins before the start STARTING TIME: 55km 08h00, 45km 08h10, 30km 08h20, 15km 09h00 VENUE : Agulhas Skills School, Napier, Overberg PRIZE GIVING: 12H45 ONLINE ENTRIES: https://www.webticket.co.za/event.aspx?itemid=1488966071 PRE-ENTRIES CLOSE: 12 June 2019 FOR FULL RACE DETAILS: https://www.napierpatatmtb.co.za/mtb-race-info No refunds or substitutions once you've entered. Prize Categories 55km - Male & Female - Top 3 Overall, Senior (19+), Sub-Vet (30-39), Vets (40-49), Master (50-59). Note: Minimum Entry Age is 15 years old. 45km - Male & Female - Youth (15-16), Junior (17-18), Senior (19-59), Gr Master(60+) Note: Minimum Entry Age is 15 years old. 30km - Male & Female - Sub Junior (15-16), Open (15+) Note: Minimum Entry Age is 13 years old. 15km - Male & Female - Nippers (8-10), Sprogs (11-12) Note 15km: Under 14 only but anybody can enter - Prizes will only be awarded to kids under the age of 14. However, anyone over 8 years old can enter i.e. older kids, parents, grandpa's and grandma's. Everyone gets a medal. Minimum Entry Age is 8 years old. Helmets mandatory for all racers Route Info: 15KM (actual = 14.8km) A nice easy route with enough elevation to make you feel you've at least earned your medal. First part will gradually take you higher and higher through beautiful fynbos. Thereafter it's an easy downhill section towards the Elim road and then again a gradually upwards section - you might not even notice it - and easy rolling towards the finish for the last 2 km - enjoy! Water tables at approximately 8km 30KM (actual = 28.3km) With just over 600m's of climbing and most of it done by the time you reach halfway, this route offers a nice challenge to the competitive short route rider but is also a fantastic route for the first-timer. Riders will be treated and spoilt with splendid views across the Napier-Valley. The pedalling will mostly be "lekke" downhill and gradually levelling out over rolling terrain. Jeep tracks for the most part and lovely connecting single-track will have you in awe. One moment in the open and the next under a canopy of trees will make you forget about the distance, wishing it never ends. Two thirds into the race will take you up a gentle little climb where after a lovely long downhill will bring you back to the outskirts of Napier. The last 4 km will albeit not be a lot of climbing, but will be testing the legs for last time before speeding the final km or so to the finish... wanna do another lap?! ENJOY! Water tables at approximately 10km & 17km 45KM (actual-44km) The riders will make a LEFT Turn at waterpoint No 2 (24km) and will now ride along a beautiful, flattish, and slightly downhill section for about 7km. The last km of this section is a fast downhill section which should be taken with extreme care. At km 27, riders will turn LEFT and now join riders doing the 55km (RED). Immediately, this starts with a somewhat challenging ST downhill section to a beautiful dam in the kloof and hooks up with the 30km riders just after a very nice 2.3km downhill section – FLAT OUT is the word! Enjoy! ☺ 55KM (actual = 55km) This one, actually only 55 km , being our flagship route, once finished, will leave you with a feeling of pride and beaming with a sense of achievement –never have you enjoyed a hammering so much. Truly spectacular scenery, exhilarating safe downhill’s and single-track awaits the rider. Following the same route as the 30km for the first 10km, the riders will split off(RED=RIGHT) and left again after 1.7km into the distance over gravel road for another 5km before heading up into the “kloof” for the big one! Steady, hard climbing to the top will take you to the highest point in the race whereafter one of the best downhill’s in the country awaits! For the daring fast rider this will be the highlight of the ride – close to the edge at times but also catering for the less adventurous. Going mostly downhill now along jeep track for about 10km, riders will be heading back towards Napier through lovely Protea plantations and past numerous dams. With about 15km’s to go, gradual climbing via single-track to yet another beautiful lookout point will bring you to the start of another fast downhill where after you will connect with the 30km route again for the last 10km. If this route doesn’t have you searching for superlatives and screaming with joy, nothing will! Come on, just do it! Water tables at approximately 10km, 23km, 33km and 44km Contact SMF Events Contact e-mail: info@smfbreda.co.za Web: www.napierpatatmtb.co.za Go to Event Page
  5. Event Name: Cape Agulhas MTB Classic When: 22 December 2018 Where: NG Church Suidpunt, Main Street, Western Cape Category: MTB The Cape Agulhas Classic MTB Race is back! Join us on Saturday, December 22nd for a gorgeous ride on the Agulhas beach and local surrounds! A wonderful day out for the whole family, to enjoy some thrilling exercise and some quality family time, you will love our MTB race at the southernmost tip of Africa! MTB Race – Description: MTB RACE DISTANCES: 72km, 46km, 35km & 10km ENTRY FEE: 72km R280, 46km R260, 35km R230, 10km R100 STARTING TIME: 72km 07h30, 46km 07h45, 35km 08h00, 10km 08h15 VENUE : NG Church Suidpunt, Struisbaai, Overberg COORDINATES: Google GPS: 34°47'59.88S” 20°02'56.87"E REGISTRATION: Friday 21 December 2018 15h00-19h00 Struisbaai Church hall Saturday, 22 December 2018 06h00-08h00 Registration @ Struisbaai Church hall At either the Friday or Saturday registrations, online and late entrants can pick up their registration packs and complete their registration process. RACE BRIEFING: 10 mins before the start PRIZES: Prizes for each category winner & Medals for all participants - No Prize money PRIZE GIVING & LUCKY DRAW : 12H30 No refunds or substitutions. GOODY BAGS for 1st 150 online entries Timing for all cyclists There will be water points on the routes. Category prizes as well as great prizes to be won afterwards in the lucky draw! TO ENTER: Enter online at http://www.webtickets.co.za (credit card and EFT payments accepted online). Alternatively you can now walk into Pick & Pay stores and enter at their information counter. Need help entering online? You can call Webtickets support 086 111 0005 or email info@webtickets.co.za for support. They are open daily (Monday to Sunday) from 8.30am to 4pm ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE DECEMBER 19TH: Payments must be received before midnight on Wednesday 19th December 2018 (when pre-entries close), otherwise your entry will be subsequently cancelled. We will accept late entries at the registrations hall. Please note that a further R50 late entry administration fee will be added to the entry fee. Only cash will be accepted. ​ See you there! Go to Event Page
  6. Why should you come to our event? Fantastic VIETNAM MTB Trip to be won - Value R50 000. Best value for money as far as entry fees are concerned Fantastic routes - ask anybody Big Beertent and Live music all day long And lots more....
  7. ek is afrikaans broer....wat de moer het jy nou gesê... :)
  8. Well, isn't that what our country need in order to stop being nowhere in the Cape Epic or UCI XCO races....dedicated riders with natural potential?
  9. Event Name: Napier Wine & Patatfees MTB Race - Win VIetnam MTB Tour When: 16 June 2018 Where: Agulhas School of Skills, Western Cape Category: MTB Win a Vietnam MTB Trip as Main Prize in the Lucky Draw. Why should you come to our event? Fantastic VIETNAM MTB Trip to be won - Value R50 000. Best value for money as far as entry fees are concerned Fantastic routes - ask anybody Big Beertent and Live music all day long And lots more.... We are so pleased to announce that the Patatfees is back and even better this year! This is the 25th Annual Patatfees and as you can guess we are celebrating! We have so many local wine collaborators that we have officially added the name wine to our event. We are now the Napier Wine & Patatfees. Napier is home to some of the most beautiful landscape in the Western Cape. The Routes have been planned and marked with care and are absolutely stunning in June... the fynbos is on full display. Entries have become easier. We've teamed up with Webtickets - now you can enter online or in your local Pick and Pay at the information counter. Great Time will be there to reliably capture your times. Medals are being crafted to commemorate our 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary and everyone will get one! We've got some fabulous surprises lined up this year... follow us on Facebook for all the latest info. You will find all the race details below along with the flyer. Race Details: MTB Race - June 16, 2018 MTB DISTANCES 55km, 45km, 30km, 15km ENTRY FEE: 55km R270, 45km R250, 30km R230, 15km R150 STARTING TIME: 55km 08h00, 45km 08h10, 30km 08h20, 15km 09h00 VENUE : Agulhas Skills School, Napier, Overberg RACE BRIEFING: 10 mins before the start PRIZE GIVING: 13H00 PRE-ENTRIES CLOSE: 10 June 2018, midnight. REGISTRATIONS: Friday June 15th from 4-8pm at the Clubhouse (on top of the stands at the school) Saturday June 16th from 6h00. Entries will close 15min before the start of each race. Please note that online entries close June 10th at midnight. Entries after this time are considered late and will incur a R50 late admin charge. At either the Friday or Saturday registrations, online and late entrants can pick up their boards and complete their registration process. For route maps, prize categories, accommodation suggestions and all the other essential information, log on to our website: www.napierpatatmtb.co.za Our Facebook Page: MTB: @napierpatatmtb Go to Event Page
  10. Come ride on the Bredasdorp trails - almost 80km of sublime single track and more challenging in places than most can handle - ideal Epic training terrain
  11. Event Name: Cape Agulhas Classic MTB Race When: 29 December 2017 Where: NG Church Suidpunt, Western Cape Category: MTB On December 29th, you can enjoy the Agulhas region on your mountain bike during the CAPE AGULHAS MTB CLASSIC, the main event of the week. For the MTB you will have four distances on offer with the routes crossing various terrains of tar, beach and off-road trails. What a fabulous time of fun for the whole family to enjoy during the holiday season! The main mountain bike race on Friday morning is 72km, testing the skill and stamina of the rider. Then there is the scenic 46km route and the slightly downscaled 35km ride, as well as a 10km event to enjoy at your leisure. MTB RACE DISTANCES: 72km, 46km, 35km, & 10km kiddies ride ENTRY FEE: 72km R250, 46km R230, 35km R200, 10km R100 REGISTRATION: From 6h00 (Late registration +R50 Admin Fee) RACE BRIEFING: 10 mins before the start STARTING TIME: 72km 07h30, 46km 07h45, 35km 08h00, 10km 08h15 VENUE : NG Church Suidpunt, Struisbaai, Overberg COORDINATES: Google GPS: 34°47'59.88S” 20°02'56.87"E PRIZE GIVING: 13H00 PRIZES: 1st place Medal and Gift box for each category winner & Medals for all participants - No Prize money PRE-ENTRIES CLOSE: 26 December 2017 No refunds once you've entered. GOODY BAGS for 1st 200 online entries Helmets mandatory for all racers Go to Event Page
  12. Event Name: Voet Van Afrika MTB Race When: 15 October 2017 Where: Glaskasteel, 9 South St, Bredasdorp, Western Cape Category: MTB The Voet van Afrika MTB Race presented for the first time in 2014 as a companion event to the marathon. This unique event was praised by its participants for its challenging single file trails amongst the world’s most beautiful natural fynbos in full bloom. Most riders were amazed by the world class condition of the complete route which is developed and maintained by Southernmost Foundation. This year’s MTB Race hosts rides for amateurs to advanced mountain bikers. Try the 57km, 47km, 33km or 15km distances with new trails and varied terrain. MTB riders from across the globe are invited to join a race which promises to develop into one of the most beautiful and enjoyable events of its kind. Unlike our challenging counterpart the marathon, the MTB routes will have you relax a bit, brimming with delight! Our approach was to turn you into a speedster before you know it. Whilst every route will take you to a climb (a necessary evil) the ride thereafter will be primarily downhill with rolling hills right until the finish. So, come and choose your treat: 4 options to choose from, and off you fly!! MTB RACE DISTANCES: 57km, 47km, 33km, 15km ENTRY FEE: 57km R240, 47km R220, 33km R200, 15km R120 REGISTRATION: From 6h00 (Late registration +R50 Admin Fee) RACE BRIEFING: 10 mins before the start STARTING TIME: 57km 07h30, 47km 07h40, 33km 08h00, 15km 08h20 VENUE : Glaskasteel, 9 South St, Bredasdorp, Overberg COORDINATES: Google GPS: 34°32'23. 20°02'48.9"E PRIZE GIVING: 13H00 PRIZES: 1st place Medal and Gift box for each category winner & Medals for all participants - No Prize money PRE-ENTRIES CLOSE: 12 October 2017 No refunds once you've entered. GOODY BAGS for 1st 100 online entries Go to Event Page
  13. The reality is that organizing a race cost loads of money and sponsors are hard to find. To offer prizemoney to a handful of contenders doesn't make sense anymore. My survey last year(I am an events organiser) also showed overwhelmingly(almost 90%) that cyclists don't care about prizemoney and medals. They want to have a good fun time with a very nice route with friends and family. I have only bad experiences with cyclists or their dads phoning in asking about prizemoney and I have yet to see a pro or top cyclist reaching out and say.."here I am, how can I help your event grow" My advice for you you, if it really is your dream, and some has already mentioned it here, get a part-time job, save up, get a loan somewhere and be accountable ...that will show people how serious you are and they will invest in you - good luck. Having said all that, I'm willing to help with free entries and the like...
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