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bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

Cape Pioneer Trek mountain bike racebridge a market leader in the financial services industry has confirmed their 5 year involvement as the title sponsor for the highly anticipated mountain bike race, The bridge Cape Pioneer Trek.

The bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is a seven day mountain bike stage race traversing 2 mountain ranges, crossing the arid semi-desert Karoo and flowing through the coastal forests of the garden route coast starting on 14th of October till the 20th. The race is limited to 250 Teams of 2 riders, avoid disappointment book your seats and experience the ultimate in cycling – register here now.

One of the main focuses of the bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is the positive impact the race has on socio-economic empowerment. The race allows major community involvement with locals being trained as security guards, marshals and bike-wash personnel as well as being instrumental in the accommodation and food service’s element of the race. This positive impact is a reason why bridge and the Cape Pioneer Trek partnership will enhance both partners’ spirits of innovation and uniqueness.

“We decided to sponsor the Cape Pioneer Trek, as it focuses a lot on the adventure side of racing. We are a company of cycling enthusiasts and the family atmosphere and community involvement that the Cape Pioneer Trek offers is in line with our values. It appears as if everyone involved in the Cape Pioneer Trek, are there because they wanted to be rather than because of any monetary gain. We as a company have a unique approach to things and enjoy working with and being a part of something that values this approach to life.”

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Route Details:

 

Start

Finish

Distance

Vertical Ascent

Prologue

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn

15 km

310m

Stage 1

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn

Calitzdorp High School, Calitzdorp

103 km

1720m

Stage 2

Calitzdorp High School, Calitzdorp

Summit Swartberg Mountain Pass, near Prince Albert

85 km

2760m

Stage 3

Zwartberg High School, near Prince Albert

NG Church Grounds, De Rust

109 km

1555m

Stage 4

NG Church Grounds, De Rust

Louvain Guest Farm, Herold

63 km

1894m

Stage 5

Louvain Guest Farm, Herold

Van Kervel High School, George

75 km

1693m

Stage 6

Van Kervel High School, George

Oudtshoorn High School, Oudtshoorn

84 km

1584m

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

534 km

11 516m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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