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Gravel & Grape Extreme 2-day

The first ever Gravel & Grape Extreme 2-day is taking place from 4-5 May 2019.

The Gravel & Grape Extreme 2-day is the latest addition to the Gravel & Grape MTB Events. Offering the same technical terrain as the 3-day, the 2-day gives riders the option of only riding on the weekend and not requiring to take time off on Friday. For the time-pressed rider looking for a challenge, the Extreme 2-day is the ideal race. The distances, for day 1 and 2 respectively, are 68km and 44.

The Gravel & Grape Mountain Bike Events are the ideal windows into the world of the Breedekloof Valley. Stunning views, bountiful wine farms, green valleys and abundant nature are the rewards for riding the Gravel & Grape. After riding, take the time to explore this stunning region.

Participating in the Gravel & Grape is the best way to experience the valley and region; the riding is beautiful, unique and exciting. While the region is all that and more.

By involving a number of wine farms into the race, each day offers something different, from the highest peaks to the lowest valley floors. As it is for the chenin grapes, so it will be for the Gravel & Grape riders – on the lower regions of valley the soil is sandy with gigantic river pebbles, while higher up you find broken rock and sandstone. To get you through it all will be expertly carved trail. 

This is an event that will test you, but will also provide warm hospitality and the opportunity to indulge in the regions award-winning wines after each day’s riding.

The route has been crafted to reflect the rugged nature of the Slanghoek Valley, but also to show its gentler side. Stunning views, unique scenery, and three days of pure mountain biking will leave you gasping for more.

The Gravel and Grape Extreme is also a showcase of the regions hearty country food, majestic mountains, vineyards and sparkling rivers. 

The hot springs of ATKV Goudini Spa, stunning Fynbos and hospitable people make this an event like few others. The Breedekloof Wine Valley is just one hour from Cape Town, and includes Rawsonville, Slanghoek, Goudini & Breerivier.

The race is a clover leaf, with each day starting and ending at Goudini Spa, making your overnight experience one to remember.

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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
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  • Dinner and Supporter meals (available at race village – lunch and dinner)

Route Info

Day 1

68km with a total of 1 100m climb Route Map /Profile

Day 2

44km with a total of 960m climb Route Map /Profile 


 

Entry Fee

Gravel & Grape:

Early Bird Special: Opens 10 October 2018

R3 600 per team (2 riders)

From 30 November 2018

R3 900 per team (2 riders)

 

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

 

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

 

Prize Money:

 

Open Male

  • 1st: 6,000
  • 2nd: 4,000
  • 3rd: 2,000

Open Female

  • 1st: 6,000
  • 2nd: 4,000
  • 3rd: 2,000

Male Vet

  • 1st: 3,000
  • 2nd: 2,000
  • 3rd: 1,000

Female Vet

  • 1st: 3,000
  • 2nd: 2,000
  • 3rd: 1,000

Mixed

  • 1st: 1,800
  • 2nd: 1,350
  • 3rd: 750

Cellar Cup Challenge

  • 1st: 2,500
  • 2nd: 1,500
  • 3rd: 800

Please Note:

10 teams and more : will be awarded top 3 prize money
6 – 9 teams : only 2 top 2 will be awarded prize money
3-5 teams : only 1st place will be awarded prize money
Less than 3 teams : Prizes only … no Prize money