Purpose-built singletrack, spectacular views and fast farm roads – all a mountain-biker could wish for, really. Now in its fifth year, the event will offer something for riders of a range of fitness and skill levels.
With the start and finish at the Kabeljouws Lagoon parking lot, there will be three routes available to riders: a 25km fun ride, a 50km half-marathon and an 85km ultra.
25km – Designed for the adventurous fun rider looking to ride a significant distance and will be fairly flat and non-technical.
50km – Requires good technical proficiency and some training in the legs, aimed at trail riders.
85km – Aimed at the seriously fit riders who are in for a real treat. Traditionally an ideal shakedown training ride ahead of Transbaviaans in August, the route will be technical and tough and, almost completely different from previous years with a lot of new singletrack. (Watch the local press for a full route reveal soon).
The event showcases some of the finest trails in the surrounding area and carries the unique distinction of being the only one-day race in Africa to traverse a wind farm.
There will once again be R50 000 worth of prizes up for grabs, with a R10 000 first prize for both the male and female 85km ultra category winners. Enter today online at jbaymtbclassic.co.za.
85km Route R300,00 + day license R45,00 – 85km Minimum Age: Turning 19 in 2017*
50km Route R225,00 + day license R45,00 – 50km Minimum Age: Turning 15 in 2017*
25km Route R120,00 + day license R45,00 – 25km Minimum Age: Turning 9 in 2017*
The day license only applies to Cyclists not registered with Cycling SA.
* It is the Parents responsibility to know the CSA Age Restrictions for the distances.
Online Registration closes at midnight on Wednesday 19 July 2017.
Date: Saturday 22 July 2017
Venue: Kabeljous Lagoon Parking Area, Jeffreys Bay
Schedule: 06:00am Register, 08:00 Start, 13:00 Prize giving