KAROOBAIX


  • Calvinia

"KAROOBAIX is a new two-day 404km stage race for modern gravel / cyclocross style bicycles through the South African Karoo on 9 / 10 October 2017. The route is almost exclusively gravel, and range from super smooth hard-packed dirt to soft sand, sharp rocks and corrugations. The race will be semi-supported, and there will be two rest stops with good food, coffee and fresh water along each of the two stages."

Race outline...

  • Sunday / 8 October 2017 - 11:00 Shuttle from Cape Town to Calvinia / 19:00 Dinner / 20:00 Stage 1 briefing
  • Monday / 9 October 2017 / Stage 1 / Calvinia to Sutherland - 04:15 Breakfast / 05:00 Start / 19:00 Dinner / 20:00 Stage 2 briefing
  • Tuesday / 10 October 2017 / Stage 2 / Sutherland to Matjiesfontein - 05:15 Breakfast / 06:00 Start / 19:30 Dinner and celebration
  • Wednesday / 11 October 2017 - 09:00 Breakfast / 11:00 Shuttle from Matjiesfontein to Cape Town