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Cape Pioneer Trek 2012

Date range:
October 14-20, 2012
  • Cape Pioneer Trek, South Africa, SR
  • Stages Expand the race menu
    • Prologue

      Distance:
      15km
      Start location:
      Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn
      End location:
      Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn
    • Stage 1

      Distance:
      103km
      Start location:
      Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn
      End location:
      Calitzdorp High School, Calitzdorp
    • Stage 2

      Distance:
      85km
      Start location:
      Calitzdorp High School, Calitzdorp
      End location:
      Zwartberg High School, Prince Albert
    • Stage 3

      Distance:
      109km
      Start location:
      Zwartberg High School, Prince Albert
      End location:
      NG Church grounds, De Rust
    • Stage 4

      Distance:
      63km
      Start location:
      NG Church grounds, De Rust
      End location:
      Louvain guest farm, Herold
    • Stage 5

      Distance:
      75km
      Start location:
      Louvain guest farm, Herold
      End location:
      Van Kervel High School, George
    • Stage 6

      Distance:
      84km
      Start location:
      Van Kervel High School, George
      End location:
      Oudtshoorn High School, Oudtshoorn
  • Race history

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Stages

  1. David George (left) and Kevin Evans were a little nervous during their morning route recce when they rode past some of the resident elephants at the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, venue of the opening prologue time trial
    PrologueSunday, October 14 2012
    Location:
    Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn - Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn
    Distance:
    15km
  2. Dutch racer Siegrid van Benver acknowledges the support of local school children
    Stage 1Monday, October 15 2012
    Location:
    Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn - Calitzdorp High School, Calitzdorp
    Distance:
    103km
  3. Cheered by local school children, race leaders Kevin Evans (nearest camera) and David George (Nedbank 360Life) lead the field off the start line
    Stage 2Tuesday, October 16 2012
    Location:
    Calitzdorp High School, Calitzdorp - Zwartberg High School, Prince Albert
    Distance:
    85km
  4. Stage 3 took riders through some of the more remote, but scenic parts of South Africa's Western Cape Province
    Stage 3Wednesday, October 17 2012
    Location:
    Zwartberg High School, Prince Albert - NG Church grounds, De Rust
    Distance:
    109km
  5. Gawie Combrinck (front) and Nico Bell (Westvaal Columbia) push up a steep climb through the Kamanassie Mountains on their way to winning stage 4 of the Cape Pioneer Trek
    Stage 4Thursday, October 18 2012
    Location:
    NG Church grounds, De Rust - Louvain guest farm, Herold
    Distance:
    63km
  6. Overall leaders, David George (left) and Kevin Evans (Nedbank 360Life) were content with second place on Stage 5
    Stage 5Friday, October 19 2012
    Location:
    Louvain guest farm, Herold - Van Kervel High School, George
    Distance:
    75km
  7. Solo men's category rider, Neil Gerryts, negotiates muddy forest singletrack
    Stage 6Saturday, October 20 2012
    Location:
    Van Kervel High School, George - Oudtshoorn High School, Oudtshoorn
    Distance:
    84km
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