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Bridgestone Route 66 MTB Experience (3-day Experience, 2-day Weekend, 1-day Mini, Lite versions of all)

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Location:
South Africa - Gauteng
Event type:
MTB Stage
Entries open:
Entries open: 22 Oct 2018
Event dates:
15 Feb 2019 - 3 day event
± 12 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
The Leverage Corporation
Race Director:
Rob Jackson
Email:
info@leveragecorporation.co.za

Bridgestone’s Route 66 MTB Experience, hosted by The Leverage Corporation, is the 9th hosting of this 3-day stage race in Gauteng, from Friday 15th to Sunday 17 February 2019. This is perfect training for the Epic, Joburg2C and the Sani.

Taking place in the Cradle of Humankind, Day One begins at Kloofzicht Lodge and ends at Maropeng’s amphitheatre after 85km on a new route, with an ascent of 1,492m.
Day Two begins and ends at Maropeng, with a distance of 75km and an ascent of 1,301m.
Day Three starts at Maropeng and ends at Kloofzicht Lodge after the final burst of 60km, with a milder ascent of 805m.

The 2019 version of this race is for solo riders only, with doubled prize money per category and an additional R700 per day for the first male & female riders to cross the line.

NEW!!

A new route for Day One.

The new Bridgestone Route 66 Lite introduces shorter distances, but still retaining the tough outlook:

  • Day One: 60km
  • Day Two: 65km
  • Day Three: 60km

Chauffeur Drive service for your vehicle for Days 1 & 3 at only R250 per trip.

✓ Early Bird entry fees are available for all distances. These are only valid until Friday 30 November 2018, after which they revert to the normal rates.

Get your Route 66 entry today!

More details are available on the race website.

To enter, go directly to the Entry portal.

Weather conditions

hot, likely around 26 degrees C

Season: Summer

Route Information

Distance:
220km
Ascent:
3598m

Terrain

Single track, tough technical challenges, stunning scenery. Days 1 & 2 are tough.

Technical Rating: 8

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route
1:
85km
1492m
Kloofzicht Lodge to Maropeng amphitheatre
2:
75km
1301m
Maropeng to Maropeng
3:
60km
805m
Maropeng to Kloofzicht Lodge

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R650 to 2500

Route 66: Early Bird Fees

3-day Experience 2- day Weekend Experience 1-day Mini-Experience
Early Bird Rate R 2 000 R 1 500 R 450
Normal Rate R 2 500 R 1 950 R 650
Route 66 Lite: Early Bird Fees
3-day Experience 2- day Weekend Experience 1-day Mini-Experience
Early Bird Rate R 1 800 R 1 300 R 450
Normal Rate R 2 300 R 1 750 R 650

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