Overview of The Luxliner Route 66 MTB Experience
Friday 1 to Sunday 3 March
Entries close on 18 February 2024
With just two weeks to go until The ABSA Cape Epic, Route 66 is a must if Epic is on your radar, and it’s perfect “Altitude Training”.
Planning for something else, such as The Leverage Corporation’s special 3-day stage race called The Investec Great Kei Trek taking place in the Eastern Cape at the beginning of May? Then the Luxliner Route 66 MTB Experience is a must-do in your training schedule.
But…. It’s not all about the 3-Day event. You have so many choices… read on.
You have a choice of doing one of the following four events
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Option 1: Route 66 3-Day MTB Experience
MTB Stage Race - Fri to Sun - The Luxliner Route 66 MTB Experience.
Option 2: Route 66 2-Day Gravel Experience
2-Day Gravel/ MTB Weekend Experience
The Luxliner Route 66 Gravel/ MTB Weekend Experience - Sat & Sun.
Option 3: Saturday 40km
40km "Dash" - Come be part of something special. Open to all riders.
Enter the Junior Challenge - Read More Below
Option 4: Sunday 60km
60km - Be there to see the winners in action. Open to all riders.
Enter the Couples Challenge - Read More Below
Option 5: Sunday 80km
80km - Something new. Join us for an 80km Gravel Ride, and be part of the 2-Day Gravel Stage-Race
Read More Below
The “Junior Challenge"
This category is open to all Under-19 riders, and prizes will be awarded to the first 3 male and first 3 female riders.
They will be the 2024 Luxliner Route 66 Junior Champions.
The “Couples Challenge"
Enter as a couple and ride the 60km on Sunday as a team.
Prizes include a 1-night stay at the Mount Grace Hotel and Spa for the winning couple.
The Sunday 80km Gravel Ride
Time or fitness levels not allowing the to be able to do a full 2-Day Gravel Stage Race?
Then join us on the Sunday for an 80km route.
Start Venue Details
Day 1 – Start: Valverde Eco Hotel, Muldersdrift – Finish Mount Grace Hotel & Spa, Magaliesburg
Day 2 – Start & Finish: Mount Grace Hotel & Spa, Magaliesburg
Day 3 – Start & Finish: Mount Grace Hotel & Spa
Early Bird Entry Fee - Valid until 31 December 2023
3-Day Experience (Lower rate than 2022) R2 450.00
2-Day Weekend Gravel Experience (Lower rate than 2022) R1 750.00
Saturday Mini Solo 40km (Lower rate than 2022) R350.00
Saturday Junior Challenge (Lower rate than 2022) R350.00
Sunday Mini Solo 60km (Lower rate than 2022) R395.00
Sunday Couples Challenge ex Accommodation - cost pp (Lower rate than 2022) R395.00
Sunday Gravel 80km R395.00
Normal Entry Fee - Valid from 1 January to 18 February 2024
3-Day Experience R2 700.00
2-Day Weekend Gravel Experience R1 900.00
Saturday Mini Solo 40km R375.00
Saturday Junior Challenge R375.00
Sunday Mini Solo 60km R450.00
Sunday Couples Challenge ex Accommodation - cost pp R450.00
Sunday Gravel 80km R450.00
Late Entry Fee - If you enter after 18 February 2024
3-Day Experience R3 000.00
2-Day Weekend Gravel Experience R2 200.00
Saturday Mini Solo 40km R400.00
Saturday Junior Challenge R400.00
Sunday Mini Solo 60km R500.00
Sunday Couples Challenge ex Accommodation - cost pp R500.00
Sunday Gravel 80km R500.00
Got your interest? Good! So what’s included and what’s not.
General Race Information
Entries close on Sunday the 18th of February 2024 at 23h00.
Race Number Pickup
Race number pickup for local participants will take place on Tuesday the 27th of February from 12.30 to 17.00 – venue TBC
For out-of-towners, Race Number Pickup will take place on race day at your start venue.
Accommodation options include the following venues:
- Valverde Eco Hotel – ideal for Thursday night
- Mount Grace Hotel & Spa – ideal for Friday to Sunday night