AfriCycle Tour to debut October 2006

A seven day amateur stage race held in the Mpumalanga Province of Africa will make its debut in...

A seven day amateur stage race held in the Mpumalanga Province of Africa will make its debut in October next year, named the AfriCycle Tour. Held from October 1-7, 2006, riders are invited to enter as two-rider teams or as a corporate four-rider team (entries are limited to 1000 riders). Categories include men, women, mixed, and masters.

The route has been designed to embrace the fascinating landscape of the Mpumalanga province and takes riders through the Blyde River Canyon, the Witrivier area, bordering the fertile Crocodile River valley and ends at the Kruger National Park. Stages range from 90 to 150km per day and include relatively flat sections, rolling hills and climbs, totalling a race distance of approximately 700 kilometres.

Entry is R4,500 per rider and accommodation R600 per rider for a 7-day basic package. For upgrades and all-inclusive travel packages contact tourism@180.co.za.

More information: www.africycle.co.za or email: events@180.co.za.

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