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NISSAN TRAILSEEKER WESTERN CAPE GRABOUW #TRAILSEEKERWC2
Grabouw is a mere hour’s drive from Cape Town and lies in the picturesque Elgin valley, one of the most scenic farming areas in South Africa with a beautiful mountain range and diverse fynbos vegetation.
It is well known for its network of exciting mountain bike trails that go through beautiful forests, orchards, vineyards, surrounded by majestic mountains. The second event in the Nissan TrailSeeker Western Cape Series will be hosted at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club on 24 June.
Riders can look forward to an idyllic ride with panoramic views, and routes that cater for varying skill- and fitness levels. A choice between 10km, 20km, 40km and 70km routes are available. This is a family friendly event, with something for everyone to enjoy. Riders and spectators can look forward to all the features that make the series so popular – a beer garden, food court, massages, expo- and club areas, child minding facility, bike wash, well-stocked water points, top medical services with a doctor on site, and much more. Grabouw has something to offer for everyone and is the perfect place from which to start your next weekend adventure!
VENUE ELEVATION: 322m above sea level
FEATURES: Hand Built Trails | Bridges | Natural paths | 4 x 4 Trails | Dirt Roads
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT
Food Court – Get some great food from the food area with a good variety on offer.
Expo Area – See the latest in the biking world on offer, and chat about the latest gadgets & trends.
Club Area – Get your club to come to the event and represent them on the day.
Child Minding Facility – We provide a child minding facility with Free entry with upgrade options on offering. Jumping castle and other entertainment!
Waterpoints – Well stocked waterpoints, stocked with water, Biogen energy drink.
Medical Services – Top medical services are provided with a doctor on site.
Prize Money – Equal prize money across all distances and categories.
23 June (Friday before event)
10:00 – 14:00 Specialized concept Cyclery Tygerberg Cycles
16:00 – 19:00 Elgin Grabouw Country Club
06:00 – 10:00 Registration at Race Venue
06:30 – 10:00 Registration
07:45 Riders Briefing
08:00 Start Marathon
09:00 Start Half-Marathon
09:50 Start Fun Race
10:10 Start Fun Ride
12:00 Prize Giving
NISSAN TRAILSEEKER FUN RIDE – 10KM
The Fun Ride is for the youngsters or families who wish to ride together.
NISSAN TRAILSEEKER FUN RACE – 20KM
The Fun Race is an easy route, aimed at beginner mountain bikers. A high level of fitness is not required and the route consists mainly of dual tracks and gravel roads, with some nice single track. If you can complete the Fun Race in less than 1h30min, you can move to the Half-Marathon distance.
NISSAN TRAILSEEKER HALF-MARATHON – 40KM
The Half-Marathon is deemed for intermediate, recreational riders who will need to have a fitness level to take on challenging short climbs and rocky surfaces. Some surfaces and descents are considered dangerous, therefore riders need to be cautious and careful not to obstruct other riders but the route is sure to get your heart pumping.
NISSAN TRAILSEEKER MARATHON – 70KM
The Marathon route is a challenging distance with numerous sharp turns, climbs and fast downhills.