-The routes will be clearly marked and marshals will be positioned at all turnoff points.
-There will be three major Water Points on each of the routes. Refreshments will be available at the finish.
-Timing for all riders.
-Bike repair facilities will be offered at finish of day 1.
-No helmet, no ride.
-Certificates for all finishers.
-Late entries will be accepted until date of event. Last minute registration will take place at Denneoord Primary School as per mentioned registration times.
-Riders briefing at 06h45 on Saturday 2008.
-Prize giving on Sunday, 21 December 2008 at 13h00.
-Race will take place irrespective of weather conditions.
-80km Race not recommended for beginners.
-Medics at start and finish: two on quad bikes one on each route with full basic life support kit, and ambulance or AMS helicopter to be used in case of serious injury.
Louvain Guest Farm: 044 888 1727 / 083 774 9832 (self catering guest house)
Eagle Falls – self-catering/restaurant: 044 745 1122
George Tourist Resort – Camping/chalets: 044 874 5205
Own camping equipment must be provided.
Overnight at Louvain: Camp sites available for your tent or caravan @ R20 for non-cyclists. Cyclists camp for free.
Food & drinks will be for sale during Saturday until 16h00 & Sunday till 14h00.
Luggage truck available
Saturday 20 December 2008 to Sunday 21 December 2008
Day 1: Denneoord Primary School, Wellington Street, George
(to Lovain Guest Farm)
Day 2: Louvain Guest Farm (to Denneoord Primary School, George)
80km : 07h00 (both days)
50km : 07h05 (both days)
Sa & Su (2 day race): 80km/day R260.00
Sa & Su (2 day fun ride): 50km/day R220.00
Su only (1 day fun ride): 80 km R140.00
Su only (1 day fun ride): 50 km R130.00
Online entries closes 10 December 2008. Late entries will be
accepted at an additional cost of R50.00
Online entries: www.gardenroute.co.za
Postal entries: PO Box 1774, George, 6530 (Hannes Neethling)
Fax Entries with deposit slip to 044 873 2123
Friday: 14h00-21h00 : Denneoord Primary
Saturday: 05h30-06h30 : Denneoord Primary
Sunday (1 way option): 05h30 - 06h30: Louvain
Enquiries: Hannes Neethling - 082 774 3474
Banking Details: Nedbank George
Acc. number: 1091141630 (Cheque)
Branch code: 109114
Acc. name: Rockpedal
Timing by: Great Time (Greville Ruddock) - No chips required
Free Goodie Bag & T-shirt to first 300 entries
Remember Saturday night braai @ R60 per person.
Indicate on entry form.
Evening meal will be provided at R60 per person at Louvain on Saturday.
Please indicate number of people for evening meal on entry form.
Braaivleis, bread and variety of salads.
ALL OTHER MEALS must be supplied by yourself.
2 DAY RACE 80 km per day
2 DAY FUN RIDE 50 km per day
Thanks to Panarotties all entrants will receive a voucher to enjoy any pasta meal on their menu for FREE: Voucher valid for 1 month.