Asishove: scenic but challenging

2010-10-23 00:00

THE MTN Asishove MTB event starts from Blackhurst Campsite at Midmar Dam tomorrow morning. The distances are 70 km, 35 km and 10 km.

The route is a challenging but scenic ride in the beautiful Dargle Valley. It will incorporate some district roads, Midmar backwater tracks, farm tracks, stream crossings, cattle paths, open single track and forest trails.

The MTN Asishove 70 km MTB begins at 8 am, the 35 km route at 8.15 and the 10 km route starts at 8.30.

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Midmar is known for its awesome facilities and the cyclists are expected to take advantage. Accommodation bookings can be made through the Midmar offices.

• The KZN MTB awards will take place at the Assegai Hotel on Saturday, November 13. The event recognises cyclists in KZN who have excelled in the sport throughout the year and gives recognition to the progress that the sport of MTB is making in KwaZulu-Natal.

For details and bookings, e-mail or phone 082 699 2236.

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