Riders compete in toughest MTB event

2015-08-27 06:00

RIDERS from across South Africa descended on Jeffreys Bay during the toughest single stage mountain bike event in the world - the Trans Baviaans 24-hour Mountain Bike Marathon that took place on August 15. The next event will take place this Saturday. The Trans Baviaans 24-hour Mountain Bike Marathon route starts in Willowmore and follows the road to Patensie, but before reaching it, turns off to Humansdorp on an undulating gravel road to cross the Humansdorp-Patensie tar road at ± 210km mark.

The route then follows a farm road to Jeffreys Bay were it finishes at the Fountains Mall in Jeffreys Bay, 230 km from Willowmore. The total accumulated climbs for this route is 2540m

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