RACE OVERVIEW

Below you’ll find an overview of what Cullinan to Tonteldoos is all about. Entry fees, basic route description and navigation details.

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Race day in a nutshell

Preliminary Date: 17 & 18 April 2020
Distance: 260km
Start: Cullinan
Finish: Tonteldoos
Elevation gain: 3000m ascent over the total distance

Entry Fees

Entry fees include: Finisher t-shirt for each rider, a goody bag filled with amazing samples and goods for the road, 2 checkpoints, 6 water points, safe routes and a race water bottle.

Solo Rider

Endure the long road as a solo rider. R1600 entry fee.

Team of two

Endure the long road with a buddy. R3000 entry fee.

The Route 

The entire route will be on district and farm roads with amazing riding conditions that’s not very technical. The second half of the race might be tough with uphill drags and higher altitude. Though the race might be long and tough, riders will be rewarded with breathtaking scenery of the Highlands.

The route will not be marked and the roads will not be closed off for the event, be cautious of potential traffic at all times and make 100% sure it is safe to go before crossing roads. Route files and checkpoint information will be supplied to all riders closer to the time.

km of gravel bike racing

water points

riders expected in 2020

meter ascent

Navigation

 

The routes will not be marked, it is compulsory for each rider to have a GPS device. The route GPS files will be send to all riders closer to the event. The full route will be on the file and not just check point coordinates. Riders will have to follow the exact route and are not allowed to self-navigate to checkpoints. Cell phones are not reliable navigational devices so riders are not allowed to use cell phones as their navigational device.  Make sure you pack extra batteries or power banks to ensure your GPS device has power at all times.