ROUTE

Where the sheep trails takes you...

STAGE 1

REGISTRATION: 13:00 – 17:30
START: 18:30
DISTANCE: 21km (Mini and Main)
ELEVATION: 120m
PREPARE: Bicycle lights, warm clothing, bridge crossing
ROUTE: Ride into the sunset and get welcomed by the spectacular Karoo night skies. The night ride is an exciting start to Ride the Karoo 3-Day Tour!

STAGE 2

START: 07:30
DISTANCE: 60km
ELEVATION: 600m
SUPPORTERS: You are welcome to support your riders along the route. A map will be provided at registration that will indicate the spectator points.
ROUTE: Day two is a tough one but definitely the most scenic route passing the old farm house G.A. Watermeyer grew up in to beautiful dam wall crossings. You’ll also encounter a couple of smooth singletrack sections and the klipkraal bridge.

STAGE 2 | MINI

START: 08:00
DISTANCE: 32km
ELEVATION: 210m
SUPPORTERS: You are welcome to support your riders along the route. A map will be provided at registration that will indicate the spectator points.
ROUTE: Day 2 is a scenic route to a beautiful 1800 old farm house, Alphen before making your way back to Fairview, ending it off with two exciting bridges just before the finish.

STAGE 3

START: 07:30
DISTANCE: 60km
ELEVATION: 400m
SUPPORTERS: You are welcome to support your riders along the route. A map will be provided at registration that will indicate the spectator points.
ROUTE: Day 3 consists of jeep tracks, district roads and a beautiful single track section through a poplar forest. Riders will also cross the “donga” erosions with two hanging bridges.

STAGE 3 | MINI

START: 08:00
DISTANCE: 32km
ELEVATION: 160m
SUPPORTERS: You are welcome to support your riders along the route. A map will be provided at registration that will indicate the spectator points.
ROUTE: Day 3 will consist of jeep tracks, district roads and a beautiful single track section through a poplar forest.