Ultimate 3-Day Stage Race in the Overberg
Langeberg Link MTB - Since the inception of the event in 2017, this sanctioned 3-Day MTB Stage race in the Western Cape, will once again take place during Heritage weekend in the Swellendam area, from 25 – 27 Sept 2020.
Entries for 2020 will be capped. As in the past, no effort will be spared to ensure a safe and rewarding experience for all riders.
The Langeberg Link MTB event will be based at Oudewerf Farm, about 12 km west of Swellendam, and on the Route 60. Most of the route transit through private land, not open to public and thus ensuring uniqueness.
The track, where access is limited, is purposely designed for cyclists to enjoy the overwhelming beauty of fauna and flora in the area and experience some breathtaking views, thus making rider participation a major contributor in the conservation effort of the event.
Day 1 - 19.00 for a 2.4km lap route and laps to be completed within one hour.
Day 2 - 08.00 for a 61km over farmland, jeep track, single track and gravel travel.
Day 3 - 08.00 for a 28km into the foothills of the Langeberg mountain range.
Trail run: Sunday 27 Sept 2020 | 16km - R80 | 5km - R40
Quick Facts About the Race
Since the inception of the event in 2017, this sanctioned 3-Day MTB Stage race in the Western Cape, will once again take place during Heritage weekend in the Swellendam area, from 25 – 27 September 2020.
The Langeberg Link MTB will be based at Oudewerf Farm 12Km west of Swellendam on Route 60. The route has never before been cycled on any stage race, and is situated mostly on private land, not open to public - thus ensuring the uniqueness of the event.
The track, where access is limited, is purposely designed that cyclists can enjoy the overwhelming beauty of fauna and flora in the area and experience some breathtaking views of waterfalls.
Multi Stage Race, Men, Women, & Solo riders. Kids also welcome, Special provisions been made.
The Langeberg Link MTB event will be based at Oudewerf Farm, about 12 km west of Swellendam. GPS Coordinates -34.0034313,20.3333224” Starting line is located 150 meters away from the R60, this section is a short gravel road.
3-Day , R1500,
Single Stage, R550,
Kids U/10 R50, Free if accompanied by an adult.
Male and Female
1st – R1000
2nd – R750
3rd – R500
4th – R300
5th – R200
Parking will be available on the day - directly next to the R60
Normal equipment needed for a few hours cycling.
Riders will receive a free boerewors roll and drink after each stage.
A chill zone will be available at the finish additional refreshments may be purchased.
Cancellations - Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, refund will only become applicable should the event be cancelled. Refunds will be processed minus an administration fee & Substitutions - with a R75 fee
All cyclists enter at their own risk and organisers will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or injuries.
Medical – A medical team with BLS will be available