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Gravel & Grape Adventure 2-day

The fifth annual Gravel & Grape Adventure 2-day is taking place from 4-5 May 2019.

The Gravel & Grape Adventure is two day mountain bike challenge that covers 65km of cycling over the course of its two stages.

Day 1 will cover 35km and 350m of climbing, while Day 2 is a 30km route with a 640m of climbing.

The race is also a clover leaf format, with each day starting and ending at ATKV Goudini Spa. The Gravel & Grape Adventure is a team event. Entries are for teams of two in two different categories: junior and open.

The junior category is for both team members between the ages of 16 and 18 years, while the open category can be a son/daughter, husband/wife, daughter/father team or any two adults who would like to experience their first stage race.

The routes will follow the same trail as the Gravel & Grape Extreme, so while the days and distances are shorter, you’ll still be riding on the same terrain as the main event. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a good variety of singletrack, climbs and jeep track.

Gravel & Grape is a true family experience, which is why we have based our race village at the hot water resort, ATKV Goudini Spa. By including a Gravel & Grape Adventure alongside the Extreme, we can truly cater for the whole family as this opens the race up to school children, parents, newbies or those looking for a new challenge.

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Route Info

The base for the event will be the ATKV Goudini Spa.
Day 1 will cover 35km and 350m of climbing, while Day 2 is a 30km route with a 680m of climbing.

Day 1:

Distance: 36.6 km

Day 2:

Distance : 30km
680m climb (feels like 1 000m climb!)
Only 1 Water point at Hugoskraal  (16.1 km)

Spectators : 1. Slanghoek Cellar
2. Hugoskraal

Cycle through 2 wine cellars: Slanghoek and Badsberg.

Entry Fee

Gravel & Grape:

Early Bird Special: Opens 10 October 2018

Open: R3 050 per team (2 riders)

From 30 November 2018

Open: R3 300 per team (2 riders)

Solo Category (Individual Riders)

Early Bird Special: Opens 10 October 2018

Open: R1 750

From 30 November 2018

Open: R1 875

Open Category (Male and Female) 19 years – 39 years
Vet Category (Male and Female) 40 years +
Mixed Category 19 years +

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Refund Policy: Before 27 February 2019 50% refund.
After 27 February 2019no refund.


Entry Fee Includes:

  • 2 Days of Magnificent Mountain Biking along world
    class routes in the Breedekloof Wine Valley
  • Lunches included for both Saturday & Sunday
  • Free Bike Wash Daily
  • Waterpoints with food and drinks
  • Great Race Pack with race apparel
  • Medical support on and off route
  • Free Wine Tasting at the venue (over 18 years only)
  • Finisher Medal
  • Land/Nature Reserve access permits
  • Lead and Sweep vehicles/bikes

Entry Fee Excludes

  • Accommodation
  • Bike Maintenance Service Packages
  • Massage Sessions
  • Dinner and Supporter meals (available at race village – lunch and dinner)