9 To 5 Mountain Bike Relay
Location: Delvera, Dirtopia Trail Centre
Date: 17 June 2018
EIGHT HOURS OF WINTER MOUNTAIN BIKING NEAR STELLENBOSCHThe Nine-to-Five Mountain Bike Team Relay event will take place from Dirtopia’s home base at Delvera farm on 17 June 2018. The event was first held in 2008 and creates a social atmosphere at the start/finish. A 7km lap that riders can ride for the full 8 hours (or not) to see how many laps they can do in the day.
Solo riders, teams of two and teams of 4 riders can bring support crew to help them win the several categories.Normal entry costs start from R200 per rider to R300 per rider, depending on the. Entries close on Thursday, 14 June 2018 and only pre-entries will be accepted.
It is not necessary for team members to ride in sequence and one team member can do as many consecutive laps as they like. There should however not be more than a four-lap difference between the rider with the most laps and the rider with the least number of laps at the end of the event.
The route is easy enough for riders across all levels and fast laps will ensure lots of activity in the transition area. This is a very social event with friends and family supporting the riders and enjoying the facilities at this beautiful winelands venue.
Only pre-entries are taken so get your teams together – categories include: Open, Mixed and Junior. There is a lot of entertainment on the farm for kids like go-karts, games & soft play toys to name a few. Dirtopia Café will be open for breakfast, lunch, tapas, coffee and even cold beers. Dirtopia bikeshop & Trail Centre has spares, clothing and energy snacks & drinks.At the start/finish will be Powerade for the riders. Prizes to be won from sponsors like Giant, Cape Storm, Falke and wine of the Simonsberg farms. Conservancy permit included.
Timing will be done by Amarider Trail Tag that gives live results. For Dirtopia entries and updated event information, email [email protected] call Dirtopia Trail Centre on 021 884 4752 for further event enquires.