FNB Wines2Whales welcomes Craft as on-bike apparel partner

The organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike Events are proud to announce that Craft Functional Sportswear has been signed as the official on-bike Partner of all three events:  FNB W2W MTB Adventure, Ride and Race.

“We are delighted to welcome Craft as the official on-bike Partner of the FNB W2W MTB Events,” says Michael Meyer, Director FNB W2W MTB Events.  “Craft is a premium brand that provides premium on-bike Sportswear. We look forward to hosting three exciting events in partnership with this exceptional brand”.

“Craft’s motto, ‘enjoy the hard work’, fits in well with multi-stage MTB races,” says Raoul de Jongh, General Manager Craft South Africa. “For Craft, this means being a part of the journey of all 4 000+ riders who tackle this amazing series of events. We will offer a back-up service to all riders who have forgotten things like arm warmers, jackets and socks. We will strive to cover the entire field’s demands when it comes to performance sports apparel, from the weekend warrior to the racing snake. A selection of limited edition event jerseys will also be for sale at the event shop”.

 Event information:

Starting in the Winelands of Somerset West, riders will cross through 13 wineries, 26 private farms, six mountains, historic roads, mountain passes and nature conservation areas (including the Kogelberg Biosphere) before finishing within sight of the famous whales of Hermanus!


W2W Adventure: 31 October to 2 November

W2W Ride: 3 to 5 November

W2W Race: 7 to 9 November

Stage One:

Distance:       76km

Start:               Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West)

Finish:                        Oak Valley Sport Field (Elgin)

Stage Two:

Distance:       68km

Start:               Oak Valley Sport Field (Elgin)

Finish:                        Oak Valley Sport Field (Elgin)

Stage Three:

Distance:       77km

Start:               Oak Valley Sport Field (Elgin)

Finish:                        Onrus Caravan Park (just outside Hermanus)

Social Media:

Twitter: @w2wmtb

Facebook: Wines2Whales


For more information on the FNB Wines2Whales MTB events contact 083 760 3158, e-mail race@wines2whales.co.za, adventure@wines2whales.co.za or ride@wines2whales.co.za or visit www.wines2whales.co.za

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