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[Event] The Great Ride Western Cape Cycle Sportive


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Event Name: The Great Ride Western Cape Cycle Sportive
When: 25 October 2012 - 28 October 2012
Where: Oudtshoorn to Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Category: Road

Whether you are looking for the perfect training to kick-start your cycling season or needing to get some good solid kilometres in the saddle in preparation for the Coronation Double Century or Absa Cape Epic, we have the perfect training opportunity for you and your team mates, taking place from the 25th-28th October along the majestic Route 62 from Oudtshoorn through to Stellenbosch.


Riders will average +/-100kms per day and overnight in Ladismith, Montagu, Worcester, finishing up at Joostenberg Bistro just outside Stellenbosch on the Sunday. Each day will have a General Classification Section and Hill Climb Section to blow out the cobwebs and there will be prizes awarded to the winners of these stages.


We can accommodate your non-riding partners and have made provision for them should they wish to come along.


Event entry fee is R3 200 per person and the cost Includes:


  • Rolling road closures and safety escorts for the 4 days of the event (Traffic safety, motorbike marshals, mechanical support, medical support and lead vehicles).
  • FREE Wine tastings
  • FREE Training advice presentations from top industry professionals
  • FREE Yoga classes daily
  • Loads of lucky draw prizes ranging from a Felt road bike, kit, apparel and exciting weekends away
  • Fantastic goody-bags (Musettes)
  • Lunches and refreshment stations along the route daily
  • Twitter/ training rides (Pre-event)

Accommodation, bike transfers, message services and transport are available at an additional cost.



  • Normal Entries: R3 200
  • Double Century Entrants: If you enter 6 or more teammates into The Great Ride, you will each pay R2500
  • Riders entered into Ride2Nowhere MTB Race will pay R2 500
  • Cycle Lab SuperCycling Club: 10% Club Discount off R3 200 for club members




Be sure to get you or your teams’ entries in before the 8 October 2012 to avoid disappointment. Visit our website to enter (www.thegreatride.co.za), and simply contact our events office


(021 702 7880/ 076 580 4410), should you have any further queries.

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