The Luxliner Route 66 MTB Experience


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


Option 1: Route 66 3-Day MTB Experience

3-Day 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
MTB Experience

Saturday Only
40km "Dash" - Come be part of something special. Open to all riders.
Enter the Junior Challenge - Read More Below

Option 4: Sunday 60km
MTB Experience

Sunday Only
60km - Be there to see the winners in action. Open to all riders.
Enter the Couples Challenge - Read More Below

Option 5: Sunday 80km
Gravel Experience

Sunday Only
80km - Something new. Join us for an 80km Gravel Ride, and be part of the 2-Day Gravel Stage-Race
Read More Below

Special Announcements

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

Entry Fees

Early Bird Entry Fee - Valid until 31 December 2023
Normal Entry Fee - Valid from 1 January to 18 February 2024
Late Entry Fee - If you enter after 18 February 2024
These entries will close at midnight on the 26th of February, and will not qualify for race apparel

Got your interest? Good! So what’s included and what’s not.

What’s Included

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 JoziGin, cnr Post House & Main, Bryanston.

For out-of-towners, Race Number Pickup will take place on race day at your start venue. 

Late Race Number pickup:

Friday: 05.30 to 06.00

Saturday: 06.00 to 06.30

Sunday: 07.00 to 07.30


Accommodation options include the following venues:

  • Valverde Eco Hotel – ideal for Thursday night
  • Mount Grace Hotel & Spa – ideal for Friday to Sunday night

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