DCM Cape Pioneer Trek – 14 – 20 October 2018. A six-day mountain bike stage race on a route that traverses two mountain ranges, crosses the Klein Karoo and passes through the forests of the Garden Route coast. Prologue and stage 1 in Mossel Bay, moves on to George and ends in Oudtshoorn.
Jakkalsvlei Mountain Bike Challenge – 10 November 2018. Enjoy brand new routes! An event for the whole family with kids activities. Celebrate the day with family and friends as you taste wine from the cellar and cheer fellow riders & athletes. Mountain bike race (60km, 40km & 25km) and trail run (12km & 6km).
Great Brak Grabadoo – 31 December 2018. An annual mountain bike challenge which has been running for twelve consecutive years and which provides more than 1000 entrants each year with a choice between partaking in a 4.8km Fun Walk, or a 15km, 31km, 42km or 66km picturesque cycle challenge.
Attakwas Xtreme Mountain Bike Challenge – 19 January 2019. South Africa`s toughest one day extreme mountain bike race. Starts at Chandelier Game Lodge in Oudtshoon and end at Pine Creek Resort in Great Brak River
Offers a variety of technical single tracks for moderate to fit riders. Bonniedale is also the access point for the Attakwaskloof (follow the Attakwaskloof to the Robinsons Pass and back = 40 km), and the starting point for various 2-day routes:
More information: +27(0)44 695 3175
The well marked Rooster Trails offer a range of different walks and rides with panoramic views. A number of longer forestry trails are also available in the area. The hotel hosts the annual Eight Bells Enduro (August).
More information: +27(0)44 631 0000
Ride in style in the vineyards outside Mossel Bay. Both gentle and challenging routes available. Picnickers welcome, and wine tasting is available (closed Sundays). Jakkalsvlei hosts the annual Jakkalsvlei Mountain Bike Challenge (October).
More information: +27(0)28 7352061
Mountain bikes: GROMOS MTB Club
Klasie Lategan +27(0)82 441 7198
Roadies: le Peloton
Plaas Botha +27(0)83 709 3628
Christiaan Lorenzen +27(0)83 441 5861