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Momentum Weekend Argus Rotary Knysna Cycle Tour - MTB

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Date: 04 July 2015
Time: 08h00
Organisers: Rotary Club of Knysna
Distance: 80; 50, 30, 15
Province: Western Cape
Start: Waterfront Drive
Knysna
 
Enquiries:
Contact 1: Elwin Thompson
(Work) 044-3841148
(Fax) 086-6106350
(Cell) 082-8208491
(Email) elina@mweb.co.za
Website www.knysnacycle.co.za

Contact 2: Zandile Meneses
(Work) 044-3821129
(Fax) 044-3826973
(Cell) 082-8513622
(Email)rotary@123.co.za
 
Entry Details:
Pre-entries: www.knysnacycle.co.za. Entries have been extended to the 24 June, but if you enter after 19 June there will be a late entry fee.
 
Route Description:
Difficulty Rating: 0. Route Type: Point-to-point
Route type: Point-to-point. The 80- and 50 kilometre races are on single-track, jeep-track and mountainous terrain through the indigenous Knysna Forest. The 15 kilometre race takes place through farmlands.
No doubt the 80 kilometre route is going to test you; no doubt you are in for a special ride. Within the first five kilometres your heart will be pounding as you climb over 250 metres. It is harsh, enough said. Then comes the plunge to the 10-kilometre marker before a long and brutal climb. This ride is not for sissies. By the time you get to the 20-kilometre marker board you have climbed almost 500 metres.

Knysna MTB Tour
The 50 kilometre route starts with an initial climb out of Knysna which may prove testing; it is short and sharp, leading onto a route that is pleasantly undulating. The drop at around the 40-kilometre marker is deceptive, sometimes tricky. This leads to an easy downhill stretch to the finish.

Knysna MTB Tour Intermediate Ride
Prizes and Give-Aways:
All finishers within the specified times receive a medal. Goodie bags and race packs go to all cyclists.
 
Course Records:
Name Time Year
Men
Women
 
Editor's Notes:
This event celebrates its 28th year in 2015. Six different events are held over the two days. Over 250 volunteers work over this festive time, under the watchful eye of the Rotary Club of Knysna. All the proceeds from the six events go to various charities.

At the time of writing the route design was still being decided. Contact the race organisers closer to the time for details.
Finishers: 6000 Time Limit: 07:00
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