Ride the Rhino MTB Event

    Help save our Rhinos and the Endangered Renosterveld.

    Date of event: Fri 5 October – Sunday 7 Oct 2012

    From Langebaan to Durbanville: 3 Days in through beautiful West Coast, accross blossoming landscapes, during the school holidays, through wine farms with great homemade food!

    Where: Langebaan (Langebaan Country Estate) to Durbanville (Nitida Wine Estate)

    Black Rhino Trail (250km)

    • Teams and Solos / 250 km / 4000m+ climb /
    • Fully Supported and Own Accommodation
    • Stage 1: Langebaan to Darling (85 km, 1650m climb)
    • Stage 2 Darling to Malmesbury (90 km, 1500m climb)
    • Stage 3: Malmesbury to Durbanville Nitida Wine Farm (80km, 1500m climb)

    White Rhino Trail (150km)

    • Teams and Solos
    • Fully supported and own accommodation
    • Day 1, 2 and 3: 60 km’s or closest water-point to 45 / 60km
    • All Inclusive Package: R3,500 pp /
    • Team of 2 people or solo
    • All meals, tented accommodation and transport of gear included Self-catering package: R2,700 pp
    • Team of 2 people or solo

    Junior Rhino Trail (Under 18’s)

    • Teams only / fully supported Day 1, 2 and 3: +/- 60 km’s or closest water-point to 45 / 60km
    • Cost: Junior Rhino package – R1,800 pp / Team of 2 scholars under the age of 18 years/ R3,600 per team entry (No Solos).
    • All meals and tented accommodation included. Junior Rhino’s must organise own transport from Finish to overnight stop.


    With the conservation of the Renosterveld in mind, the race will always be capped – and that’s the reason why you should enter ASAP– no queues for homemade food and hot showers like in so many of the other big MTB races!

    Some more reasons to do the Rhino this year:

    • A challenging but beautiful route with the West Coast in full bloom;
    • Race garment plus Resolution Health Ride the Rhino shirt;
    • Real local homemade meals (all inclusive);
    • The best water holes by Darling Dairies (bottled ice water and juices and snacks);
    • Wine holes along the route for brave who want to UP the antioxidants;
    • Local hospitality and entertainment and happy hour with free drinks every day;
    • Exciting goody bag and daily prizes (for winning and lucky draws);
    • Resolution Health Race shirt on Day 3 and
    • A bottle of Nitida wine and a medal with a difference at the Finish

    You can enter now on www.ridetherhino.co.za.