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.
✓ A new route for Day One.
✓ The new Bridgestone Route 66 Lite introduces shorter distances, but still retaining the tough outlook:
✓ 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.
More details are available on the race website.
To enter, go directly to the Entry portal.