The Houw Hoek Tour is a non-competitive 2 day MTB stage event. The objective is to give MTB’s and newcomers to multi-stage events (NOT NEWCOMERS TO MTB) the opportunity to enjoy a weekend of scenic, fun and non-competitive riding. However, make sure that you are fit as each of the two stages are approximately 50 km, mostly on gravel roads (including jeep and single tracks) and that you can and love riding single tracks.
Event Dates: 4 and 5 May 2024
Start Times: 08h00 mass start from the lawn at the back of the Hotel
Registration: 14h00 – 19h00 on the 3rd May at the Houwhoek Hotel and 6h30 – 7h30 on 4 & 5 May at the Houwhoek Hotel.
Start and Finish: The Houw Hoek Hotel
Entry fee: R1000/person (individual entries, not team entries), which includes a Worsroll and chips on Saturday and a Hamburger and chips on Sunday, at the Hotel. It excludes accommodation.
The Houw Houk Tour gives you the opportunity to cycle some of the W2W routes and trails. The Tour aims to let you explore and experience what a multi-stage event is all about and offers a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Only STRAVA timing is done.
The start and finish of both stages will be at the Houwhoek Hotel at 8h00.
Stage 1 on Saturday: Beaumont & Wildekrans Loop
A 45km & 770m climb loop down Houwhoek Pass, on the new Beaumont River Trail, Van der Stel Pass, Rooihoogte, Wildekrans, Beaumont and back up the Houwhoek Pass.
Stage 2 on Sunday: Paul Cluver Loop
A 50km & 1000m climb loop past Lebanon town, Paul Cluver and back along the Korteshoven and Houwhoek Switchback and Single Tracks.
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