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Gouritz Biosphere- Our River ▪ Our Region ▪ Our Future

The Trans Gouritz  Mountain and Gravel bike Event is an invitation only event by Corne Krige. You can only enter if you are invited by Corne. 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 and Gravelbike  Bike Stage Event with mainly gravel roads and jeep tracks. It is suitable for Gravel Bikes and MTB. On the event you can get spoiled each day with a massage, great food and great hospitality in the areas the race traverse through. By taking part in the Trans Gouritz Event you also support the Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve and their work and bring us all closer to a sustainable world!


Trans Gouritz 3 Day MTB and Gravelbike

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.

We now also includes a Gravel Bike category in the Gouritz Outeniqua event. The event will start at Herbertsdale to Van Wyksdorp to Oudsthoorn and then finish between George and GreatBrak 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.

Male and Female Overall Winner Trophies to the MTB and Gravel bike category

Date: 27 May 2019

Start and Registration Venue:  Gardenroute Casino, Mosselbay

The entry fees includes 3 nights accommodation

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

Price: TB

Race Finish Venue’s:

Day 1: Rooiberg Lodge, Van Wyksdorp

Day 2: 
De Denne Guest house, Oudsthoorn

Day 3: 
Arendsrus Guest house


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

Total distance over 3 days = 226 km

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

Included in the entry fee:
Trans Gouritz MTB , 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
– Support vehicles along the way and transport of Gear
– 3 nights accommodation
–  Medical back up
– 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


Entries open 1 September 2018

Cancelation Policy

Athletes wanting to cancel will forfeit the following part of their entry fee:

50% of the entry fee will be refunded if written notice is received before 1 January 2018
0% will be refunded from 2 January 2018, if a goody bag is applicable it will still be available the athlete


Athletes cancelling may transfer their entry to another person, but that person will have to accept that changes to sizes etc. of clothing in the goody bag may not be able to be made if they are not available – when goody bags are applicable.
25% of Entry fee will be charged for any transfers for admin costs.
Entries may unfortunately not be transferred to 2019.

Contact Janine to finalise this: janine@trisport.co.za

Massage bookings

Please book and pay your massage with Caroline Moths on cmoths@webmail.co.za
R250 pp for 30 min per massage


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





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

The night before: Gardenroute Casino, Mosselbay

Day 1 Rooiberg lodge in loft rooms (bunk bed style)

Day 2: De Denne Guest House is a 4 star Guest house and the Finish venue of Day 2. You will need to share a room with somebody, no single options available.



Sunday 26 May 2019
16:00 Registration at Gardenroute Casino
18:00 Welcome by Corne Krige and GCBR
18:30 Dinner at Gardenroute Casino. Meet Corne Krige and the Trans Gouritz Event Team and have a great meal

Monday 27 May 2019
06:00: Breakfast
6:30 Drive to the start in Herbertsdale with your own transport, leave your car there. It will be shuttled to the finish venue by the Mosselbay Rotary Club
7:30 Briefing
08:00: Start of the Trans Gouritz 3 day MTB
10:30 First Riders expected at Rooiberg Lodge
12:00 Lunch
18:00 Dinner and slide show

Tuesday 28 May 2018
06:30 to 07:30: Breakfast
07:45: Briefing
08:00: Start of Day 2
11:00 First riders expected at De Denne, Oudsthoorn
12:00 Lunch
18:00 Dinner and Slide show

Wednesday 29 May 2018
6:30 to 7:30:  Breakfast
07:45: Briefing
08:00: Start of Day 3
11:00 First riders expected at Arendsrus
12:00 Lunch and Goodbyes



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