Route 7 – The Endurance Ride – Groenvlei- Wakkerstroom- Lengte Vlei 175km

 

A proper endurance ride, 175 km with just over 2600m ascent. A ride in the country side around Zaaihoek dam.  Very safe , enjoy a day in the country

Water refill points:

  • 33km out – There is a Jo Jo tank just before the black school on the lefthand side
  • Wakkerstroom 76 km from start
  • Ingogo 134 km out
Type off trail 0%- 100% Additional info
Tar Road 20% Ride towards Mittal/Yskor and use service road
Gravel 75% Abundance of short steep climbs,road in a very good condition
Jeep track 5% Old Farm track
Single Track n/a
Difficulty Level  8/10 Difficult Trail include a nasty but do-able climb of 363m over  5km
Safety 08/10 Quite back roads to neighbouring towns, low traffic volume.
Ascent 2600m One climb of 460m over 11km
Duration Novice rider   Not Recommended

Average rider     Not Recommended

Advanced  Rider      Approx 8-9 hrs
Short Description Leave town on the D96 , include a steep climb & descent
Who should Ride it Quite a hard ride for the average Joe- only because of the nasty climb. For a advanced rider a climb to test your character
Permission Includes Private Property – Strictly NO RIDING unless pre arranged
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Route 7- NN- Groenvlei-Wakkerstroom-Lengtevlei

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Route 7- NN- Groenvlei-Wakkerstroom-Lengtevlei -27.740820, 29.935670 Triathlon Cycles, Hunter Avenue, Pioneer Park, Newcastle, South Africa (Directions)