Ashburton Investments National MTB Series: Grabouw
Venue: Grabouw Country Club
Dates: 28/01/2017 to 28/01/2017
Booking Website: //advendurance.com/nationalmtbseries/
The Ashburton Investments National Mountain Bike series is a 7 leg national marathon mountain biking series across 6 provinces. This series is a prestigious event on the calendar of mountain bike thrill seekers because the venues are unique with breath taking trails in unique locations all over South Africa. From the lush forests in Sabie to the spectacular sandstone mountains in Clarens to the picturesque vineyards in Meerendal, the National MTB series is as draw card for established riders who are looking to tackle the best and most exquisite riding trails throughout the country. With varying distances, routes and a tourism allure, it’s a mountain bike series that offers changing and exclusive backdrops while still encompassing the adventure and challenge of mountain biking.
The first race for 2017 will take place on 28 January 2017 in the majestic Groenland at the Grabouw Country Club which lies in the Elgin Valley that is surrounded by glorious Cape mountains. It is a mountain biker’s paradise with its scenic and challenging trails.
The area has a long history of mountain biking, traversing similar routes with that of the Cape Epic & Wines 2 Whales and features incredibly panoramic views that are set against a background consisting of mountains, vineyards, forests and dams. An idyllic ride, the terrain is mainly made up of farm roads, gravel and dirt roads with single and dual track routes that cross over rivers and bridges, incorporate hilly climbs and offers picturesque views of the Elgin Valley and Hottentots Holland mountains to the north and the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve to the south. With routes that cut through farm land and plantations, riders need to aware of farming and forestry vehicles and follow the board markers that will act as a guide to the allocated trails.
You can look forward to newly added routes on already great trails, well stocked water points, uncongested routes with little overlap, an expo area, local food stalls & craft beer, massages, bike washes and a VIP area.
To enter and for more information please visit www.nationalmtbseries.co.za
Venue Details & Map
Grabouw Country ClubPhysical Address: Grabouw Country Club
Telephone: +27(0)086 199 0001 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Latitude: -34.142050 Longitude: 19.004345