Belmont Valley mountain bike challenge

2017-04-20 06:00

Nestled in a beautiful Eastern Cape valley there is kilometre upon kilometre of mountain bikers’ and trail runners’ paradise. The Manley Flats Trails Community project has spent countless hours clearing bush and preparing fences for cycling access.

The Belmont Valley Challenge Mountain Bike race takes place on Sunday 14th of May. Entries are now open.

Routes to choose from

There are 3 routes to choose from and each of these will start and finish at the Belmont Valley Golf Club in Grahamstown:

. 15km Adventure - Belmont Adventure, an easy(ish) 15km ride that is not too technical but will have a few climbs.

. 40km Challenge - Belmont Challenge, a rollicking 40km route through trails, tracks and farmlands.

. 60km Race - Belmont Race, the beast, a serious test of strength, endurance, skills and courage.

All routes are guaranteed to include hills, cows, mud, some fences, sand, valley bushveld, a railway line, lots of single track and of course a golf course.

  • For more information regarding the race and to enter online visit

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