The De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience has launched the routes and introduced a Strava segment race to ensure that you have the best time possible when riding in the unspoiled fynbos in September
Strava Segment Race
Cash prizes for the fastest accumulated total time over each stage’s 3-4 Strava segments.
- Stage 1: 4 Segments (2 uphill & 2 downhill)
- Stage 2: 3 Segments (2 downhill & 1 uphill)
- Stage 3: 3 Segments (2 uphill & 1 downhill)
The route now visits the coast too & each stage is named in according to it’s primary feature.
- Stage 1: Haarwegs Heroes
- Stage 2: Trails to Whales
- Stage 3: Vogel Finale
View the updated route and Stava segments here.
Stage by Stage Strava Segment
|Tar Flatty||Climb||1km||85m at + 9%|
|Dennis the Menace Descent||Descent||1.49km||85m at – 6%|
|Renosterveld Roller-Coaster||Descent||3.98km||164m at – 4%|
|Dennis the Menace Climb||Climb||0.72km||69m at + 9%|
|Vaalkrans Flat Out||Climb||1.56km||80m at + 5%|
|Hard Dune Hard Rocker||Descent||1.74km||79m at – 4%|
|Lactic Legs||Climb||0.90km||61m at + 7%|
|Slide to Vogel River||Descent||2.57km||157m at – 6%|
|Limestone Licker||Climb||1.10km||136m at + 12%|
|Shell Shocked||Descent||1.43km||116m at – 8%|