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Olympic Cycles/Pres Les Journey 4 Sight 'n Service

Club Contacts Rated Race
Date: 18 January 2015
Time: 06h45
Organisers: Lions Club Kirstenbosch
Distance: 75; 45
Province: Western Cape
Start: Cape Academy (Constantia School)
Firgrove Way
Tokai
 
Enquiries:
Contact 1: Anthony Doman
(Cell) 083-4453049
(Email) anthonydoman@mweb.co.za
Website www.pedalpower.org.za

Contact 2: Les Salo
(Cell) 082-7897744
(Email)caspari@iafrica.com
 
Entry Details:
Pre-entries: www.pedalpower.org.za. Postal entries are available from the organisers.
 
Route Description:
Difficulty Rating: 0. Route Type:
The long route first heads out along the Spaanschemat River Road, on the way to the east side of Ou Kaapseweg. Here lies the first and most formidable of challenges. Make no mistake; this is a notorious hill that will test even the strongest. The good news is that it comes early on in this epic and scenic race.

Once over this, there is a nice downhill canter to Kommetjie. True, this is hardly a hill compared with what is left behind but it is there and does present itself as a climb to be reckoned with. Then comes the climb up Smitswinkel. A fair climb, 40 kilometres or so into the ride, it will make the fit and break the unprepared.

The final ride through Simon’s Town, Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay and Muizenberg is flat, easy and coastal. If you have something left in the legs, this is a good time to open up and give it all you have got. The shorter ride includes the notorious ride up Ou Kaapseweg and comes back along the Kommetjie–Fish Hoek road.

Journey 4 Sight 'n Service
 
Course Records:
Name Time Year
Men
Women
 
Editor's Notes:
This event celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2015.
Finishers: 0
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