Lusus: Cycling Events
Lusus: Cycling Events

Bikepacking | The Koepel Cruise Route | Overnight

Location: Potchefstroom Dam

Date: 13 October 2018 - 14 October 2018


BIKEPACKING.AFRICAABOUT THE ROUTE:The Koepel Cruise Route - The ideal long weekend family adventure. Take the whole family on a bikepacking weekend or meet the wife and kids at an overnight destination. Enjoy a Saturday at the many overnight venues while engaging in river rafting or zip line through the tree tops.​The overnight route is 185 km without detours with mild first day gradients, the second day route will cross the Vaal River twice as you head back to Potchefstroom.​Always take care on the active railway/road sections during your adventures.Pay your own way: you will be responsible to pay for your own meals and accommodation, snacks and drinks along the route.Admin Fees: Include but not limited to, the ride organizer being responsible for leading the group, will share information about sights along the route, assist with pre ride preparations questions and arrange with all venues to expect and prepare for guests. Might also include the special arrangement with private land owners to gain access to remote trails. Admin fees are also applied to charity ventures, route maintenance/development and running costs.​Who will enjoy this route: Persons looking for a mountain bike adventure. Camping is part of bikepacking and if you love camping you will be right at home.​What you will need: Tent, sleeping bag, inflatable mattress and pillow for camping. See the packing list for what you might need on a bikepacking adventure packing list.​Bike and gear rentals are available on request.