Greyton MTB Tour
Sat 31 Aug - Sun 1 Sep 2019 @ Greyton, Western Cape


Organiser
MTB Adventures

The Greyton Tour is a non-competitive 2 day MTB stage event. The objective is to give MTBs 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 50km, mostly on gravel roads (including jeep and single tracks) and that you can, and enjoy riding flowing single tracks.


Event Dates
31 August & 01 September 2019

Start times
08h30 on both days

Registration
15h00 – 20h00 on 30 August at Uitkyk Primary School, Greyton & 07h00 – 08h00 on 31 August at Uitkyk Primary School

Start & Finish venue
Uitkyk Primary School, Greyton- within walking distance of the center of Greyton

Entries
Online entries open at 08h00 on Monday 03 June 2019

Entry fee
R 900 per person (individual entries only, no team entries), which excludes accommodation and meals.

ROUTE INFORMATION AND PROFILE

Both stages of the Greyton MTB Tour now offers 2 options; a shorter and easier route and a longer and more difficult route.
Both stages and routes start (the long route at 8h30 and the short route at 8h35) and finish at Uitkyk School in Greyton


ROUTE DESCRIPTION

On Stage 1 the short and core loop is 37km long with 570m climbing. There are 3 x longer loops which you can add to the core loop;

  • Longer Loop 1 at 13km – distance is 8km & 160m climbing with open gravel & farm roads;
  • Longer Loop 2 at 21km – distance is 11km & 350m climbing with technical single tracks;
  • Longer Loop 3 at 35km– distance is 3km & 120m climbing with open gravel & easy downhill single track.
If you decide to do all x3 the total distance is 53km with 1200m climbing.


On Stage 2 the short and core loop is 40km with 550m climbing. There are 3 x longer loops that you can add to the core loop;

  • Longer Loop 1 at 24km – distance is 15km & 380m climbing with technical single tracks;
  • Longer Loop 2 at 34km – distance is 3km & 130m climbing with technical single tracks;
  • Longer Loop 3 (the same as Loop 3 on Stage 1) at 38km – distance is 3km & 120m climbing with open gravel & easy downhill single track.

If you decide to do all x3 longer loops the total distance is 57.5km with 1180m climbing. 


ACCOMMODATION

The following accommodation sites offer a variety of sleeping facilities. Please arrange own accommodation.

Venue Website Contact Number Email
Greyton Tourism www.greytontourism.com    +27 (0)28 254 9414 info@greytontourism.com
Greyton Week-ends www.greytonweekends.co.za  +27 (0)28 254 9267 ebeth@greytonweekends.co.za
The Eco Lodge backpacker's www.ecolodgegreyton.co.za  +27 (0)72 626 70585 info@ecolodgegreyton.co.za

RESTAURANTS

Take-away lunches will be for sale at the Start & Finish venue at Uitkyk Primary School in Greyton.

An “MTB Tour Event Dinner” (typical, delicious Searle’s buffet dinner), is served on Saturday evening at Searles. This venue is reserved for riders taking part in the Greyton MTB Tour. Make an early booking at Searle’s on 028 254 9550 (limited seats available)

More information: mtb-adventures.co.za/events/greyton-mtb-tour

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
Standard entry excluding accommodation and meals 77 km 06:00 R 950.00

Event location
Uitkyk Primary School, Greyton, Greyton

Route information
Coordinates -34.04833, 19.607
Address Uitkyk Primary School, Greyton, South Africa
City Greyton
Province Western Cape