Mountain Bike Magazine SANI - Autumn 2018 - Page 133

3 JUNE Big 5 MTB Race Hluhluwe (Zululand) 50km / 20km / 10km  big5mtb.co.za 16 JUNE Napier Patat MTB Race (Western Cape) 55km / 45km / 30km / 15km  napierpatatmtb.co.za 3 JUNE Jozi Urban MTB Adventure (Emmarentia) 72km / 54km / 22km  joziadventure.co.za 15-17 JUNE Katberg Quest (Eastern Cape) Day 1: 50-60km (Full) / 20km (Lite) Day 2: 50-60km (Full) / 20km (Lite)  katbergquest.co.za 9 JUNE Tiletoria Trans Elands MTB Marathon & Lite (Eastern Cape) 160km Extreme (team or solo) 60km Lite (solo)  facebook.com/ tiletoriatranselands 9 JUNE Imvelo MTB Classic (Swaziland) 64km / 35km / 22km / 12.5km  biggameparks.org/ imvelo 15-17 JUNE The Greyt Escape (Greyton) Day 1: 62km Day 2: 64km Day 3: 45km  thegreytescape.co.za 16-17 JUNE Holla Trails Sugar Rush Classic (KZN) 45km / 19km / 10km / 5km  roagseries.co.za 22-24 JUNE Innibos MTB Stage Race (Mpumalanga) Day 1: 46.2km Day 2: 46.6km Day 3: 47.4km  sunshineevents.co.za 23 JUNE Nissan Trailseeker Series Gauteng #2 Legends MX (Donkerhoek) 70km / 40km / 20km / 10km  advendurance.com/ trailseekerseries 23-25 JUNE Trans Augrabies MTB Stage Race (Northern Cape) Day 1: 82km Day 2: 84km Day 3: 57km  transaugrabies mtb.co.za 23 JUNE – 2 JULY The 1 000 Miler (Bloem to Cape Town) 24-29 JUNE Cape Country Unplugged (Western Cape) The classic Cape Country MTB Tour is back, now as Cape Country Unplugged. It is limited to 60 riders who’ll traverse beautiful Cape terrain over five days (65km to 110km per day), from Wildekrans to Wilderness. Expect a laid-back vibe and non-technical routes with water points. Riders will receive three meals a day, drinks and accommodation where the organisers promise the last night to be “uncorked”.  capecountry.co.za 1 000km over 10 days  massive adventures.co.za 29 JUNE – 1 JULY Midlands MTB (KZN Midlands) The Epic (Day 1: 56km, Day 2: 55km, Day 3: 50km) The Explorer (Day 1: 55km / 23km, Day 2: 50km / 21km) The Scout: 10km  themidlands mtb.co.za 30 JUNE Land Rover Kgaswane MTB Race (Rustenberg) 50km / 35km / 17km  cycleevents.co.za 13-17 JUNE Grindrod Bank Umngazi Pondo Pedal (Eastern Cape) If you’re looking to test your mettle, head to the lush Wild Coast. Pondo Pedal offers four days of traversing unspoilt coastline and exploring wild terrain, from single track to swamp trails. Each day kicks off from the Umngazi River Bungalows and covers 30-35km, totalling 115km.  pondopedal.com 30 JUNE Knysna Cycle Tour MTB (Knysna) 80km / 50km / 30km / 15km & 30km e-bike  knysnacycle.co.za/ mtb-events 30 JUNE – 1 JULY Ride the Berg (Drakensberg) Day 1: 45-50km Day 2: 45-50km  ridetheberg.co.za 30 JUNE – 1 JULY Drakensberg Gardens MTB Challenge (KZN) 40km / 20km  roagseries.co.za get your race game on | MTB | 133