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15 Feb

Gouritz Biosphere- Our River ▪ Our Region ▪ Our Future

Hannele Steyn (known as the Last Lioness) has received the All African Women’s trophy award at the EPIC MTB this year as the  only woman that has raced in every EPIC up to date. The Last Lioness MTB is a MTB event mainly on gravel roads. Hannele will be cycling with a group of riders for 3 days. The riders will cycle over 3 mountains in 3 days, the Langeberge, the Rooiberge and the Outeniqua berge with the Gouritz river traversing between the Langeberge and the Rooiberge. It is an exciting Non Technical MTB Bike Stage Event with mainly gravel roads and jeep tracks. On the event you can get spoiled each day with a massage, great food and great hospitality in the areas the race traverse through.

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The Last Lioness MTB Tour

You will be crossing 3 mountains over 3 days, the Langeberge, Rooiberge and the Outeniqua Berge in the Garden Route. you will see the best of the Gouritz Biosphere Cluster Reserve by doing this event, each day in a different area, staying 3 nights at a different town.

The event will start at Herbertsdale to Van Wyksdorp to Oudsthoorn and then finish between George and Great Brak River. Each day you will ride to a different town.

The Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve is one of the biggest Biospheres in the World and includes the following towns: Montagu, Swellendam, Barrydale, Ladysmith, Prince Albert, Oudtshoorn, Mosselbay, Uniondale, De Rust.

Date: TBC
Start and Registration Venue:

PLEASE NOTE:
The entry fees includes 2 nights accommodation

Entry Fees, includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, and accommodation in a Hotel, Guest house and a loft room

Price: R5900

Race Finish Venue’s:

Day 1: Rooiberg Lodge, Van Wyksdorp

Day 2: 
De Denne Guest house, Oudsthoorn

Day 3: 
Arendsrus Guest house

Distances:

Day 1: 71km
Day 2: 75km
Day 4 :80 km

Total distance over 3 days = 226 km


Terrain:
 On gravel roads and quiet tar road sections, NO major roads, No technical riding

Included in the entry fee:

– 3 days of unforgettable riding over the Langeberg, Rooiberge and Outeniqua Mountains
– Beautiful routes on private property
– Well marked and set out route
– Permission to use the private property
– Minimum of 2 water tables per day and a water table at the finish
– Lunch, dinner and breakfast each day
– Goodie Bag
– Generosity and great atmosphere of various venues
– Trisport support vehicles along the way and transport of Gear
– 2 nights accommodation
– Bike wash each day
– Bike Service available (own cost)
– Massage available (own cost)

Compulsory Equipment (for your own safety):
As a precaution, we would like you to carry the following compulsory equipment with you during the race. It is for your own personal safety. Please adhere to the following:

  • Cell phone (on roaming please)
  • zip lock bag to keep phone dry
  • Whistle
  • Emergency food
  • Water bottles
  • Sunscreen (factor 50)
  • Outer shell jacket (waterproof)

Please ensure that you have the compulsory equipment with you at all times during the race as conditions change.

For all information contact Janine on janine.swart@csm.com

Route

Day 1 : Dwarsrivier Guest House to Rooiberg Lodge 71km
Dwarsrivier to Rooiberg(1) new


DAY 2: Rooiberg Lodge to De Denne

Rooiberg to Spa

Day 3: De Denne Guest Farm to Arendrus 80km. Route profile will follow shortly

 

 

 

Enter / Register

Please contact Janine for info

janine.swart@csm.com

 

 

Accommodation

Each day has a different finish venue, please see below:

The night before: Arendsrust Guest house, for your own account.

Day 1 Rooiberg lodge

Day 2: De Denne Guest House is a 4 star Guest house and the Finish venue of Day 2. Single option is available at an extra R500 pp

Schedule

Schedule:

Thursday
16:00 Registration at Arendsrus, George
18:00 Welcome
18:30 Dinner at Arendsrus

Friday, 
06:00: Breakfast
6:30 Drive to the start with your own car, about an hour from Arendsrus. Your car will be shuttled back to Arendsrus
7:30 Briefing
08:00: Start of the Tour
11:30 First Riders expected at Rooiberg Lodge
13:00 on wards Lunch
18:00 Dinner

Saturday,
06:30 to 07:30: Breakfast
07:45: Briefing
08:00: Start of Day 2
11:30 First riders expected at De Denne, Oudsthoorn
13:00  on wards Lunch
18:00 Dinner

Sunday, 
6:30 to 7:30:  Breakfast
07:45: Briefing
08:00: Start of Day 3
12:00 First riders expected at Arendsrus
12:00 on wards Lunch and Goodbyes

 

Partners

Having partners is always a must when doing an event so thank you to our sponsors:

 

GCBR_FINAL

Details

Start:
February 15, 2019 @ 7:30 am
End:
February 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Gardenroute
Western Cape 6560 South Africa

Organizer

TriSport
Phone:
0836622022
Email:
admin@trisport.co.za
Website:
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Email:     admin@trisport.co.za
Postal Address:
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Greatbrak River
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