Swazi 3 Reserves MTB Classic

    A Fantastic opportunity to explore the Game Reserves in the Lowveld of Swaziland. The 3 Reserves MTB Classic is an event with a variety of distances for all levels of cyclists. Join us for a day of fun in the African Bush riding along a lot of jeep tracks and game trails, through 3 of Swaziland’s pristine game reserves and have a fun energetic time with friends and family.

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    Event website for more information: www.swazi3reservesmtb.com

    10km FUN RIDE

    This ride is for the family and kids, the ride takes you through the cane fields with a small bit of single track.

    23km INTERMEDIATE RIDE

    The 23km route goes through the cane fields then does a circuit in the Hlane game reserve all on good roads.

    36km CLASSIC

    36km of enjoyable riding on jeep tracks and  single track through 2 game Reserves

    The 36km ride is the ideal entry race to mountain bike racing, the route is 100% rideable.

    Top riders would be expected to complete the route in 1hour 30 minutes with the average rider taking 2hours 30 minutes.

    72km MARATHON

    The 72 Km race takes riders through three of the best game reserves in Swaziland, traversing Hlane, Mbuluzi and Mlawula game reserves

    The 72km race is the ideal ride for the serious rider who wants to shake off some of the winter fat and get the legs turning. The top riders would be expected to complete the race in 3 hours.

    72 km’s of flowing trails consisting of jeep tracks, single track  with a balance of undulating hills and steep climbs. The surface is generally hard but can get really soft after rain.

    Altitude varies from 140m – 265m Above sea level. The elevation gained during the ride is around 860m. The maximum slope is 10.5% -not for the faint-hearted or weak legged!

    General Information

    Date

    21st September 2013

    Start/Finish

    Simunye Country Club & Lodge Swaziland

    Start/Finish GPD Co-Ordinates

    S 26° 12′ 52″;  E 31° 55′ 10″

    Registration – Froms

    Adventure Sports in Mbabane & Manzini Simunye Country Club

    Late entries

    Simunye Country Club on Friday 20TH September from 5pm to 7:30pm and Saturday 21TH

    September from 6am to 7:30am

    T shirts

    Free T-Shirts for those who enter BEFORE 1ST September

    Medals

    A unique medal for everyone who finishes the race he/she enters

    Ablutions

    Showers swimming pool and Toilets available at the Start/Finish

    Kiddies

    Swings, trampolines and jungle gym available to entertain the kiddies

    Food and Drinks

    Food will be on sale cold beers and deinks available at the Start and Finish

    Tyres

    Tubeless with robust side walls recommended. Thorns and rocks can be a problem

     

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      1. Could you please send us the link where we can find the 72 km 2013 3 reserves mountain bike race results?

        MiWayMTB’s response on 25.09.2013

        Hi Tim,

        It’s best to Google the results as we don’t have an affiliation to the race nor direct access to the organisers.

        Thanks,
        The MiWayMTB Team

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