06-10 August 2015

Clover Lowveld Tour 2015

Event date: 06-10 August 2015
Start: Graskop, in front of Africa Silks
Start time: 08:00
Distance: Multi-stage race
Elite and 4-day tour: R1 200 per entry
Lite 2-day tour: R600 per entry

Entries closed

Clover Europcar Graskop SPAR

Introduction

The Clover Lowveld Tour takes place in and around Graskop, Mpumalanga, from Thursday 6 to Monday 10 August 2015.

The following categories for participation will be available:

  • U/16 boys;
  • Junior men;
  • 30+ men;
  • 40+ men;
  • 50+ men;
  • Vets and Open Vets, men 50+ and open start together.

The Clover Lite Tour is the last two days of the full tour. Cyclists can participate in the open category for the Lite Tour.

Entries Close:26 July 2015 at 23:00

Elite and 4 day tour are R1 200 per rider. The Lite tour (2 days) is R600.

Wednesday 5 August 2015

  • 16h00: Registration for Elite & U/23 at Canimambo’s
  • 20h00: Registration closes
  • R50 refundable deposit for race numbers if returned undamaged

Thursday 6 August 2015

  • 08h00: Team Managers and officials meeting in Africa Silks Coffee Shop.
  • 08h00: Team Managers and officials meeting in Africa Silks Coffee Shop.
  • 08h30: Siren will mark the start of the signing on period and 30 min.
  • 08h45: A bell will mark the finish of the signing on period and 15 minutes before the departure of the first riders.
  • 09h00: Start of Stage 1 in front of Africa Silks for the Elite men.
  • 16h00: Registration at Canimambo’s for all other categories
  • 20h00: Registration closes
  • Prize giving 30 minutes after stage win at the finish line
  • R50 refundable deposit for race numbers if returned undamaged

Friday 7 August 2015

  • 10h00: Time Trial start on the R533 approximately 3.5 km from the bottom of Kowyn’s Pass, direction Bushbuckridge.
  • 10h00: Start of Stage 2 for Elite men with 1 min intervals according to GC, followed by all other categories with 1 min intervals

Saturday 8 August 2015

  • 08h00: Prize giving in front of Africa Silks.
  • 08h30: Team managers meeting in Africa Silk’s coffee shop
  • 08h30: Siren will mark the start of the riders’ sign-on period and 30 min before the departure of the first riders.
  • 08h45: A bell will mark the finish of the signing on period and 15 minutes before the departure of the first riders.
  • 08h45: Official opening and welcoming.
  • 09h00: Start of Stage 3 for Elite men.
  • 09h00: Start of Stage 2 for Vets men 30-39 and Junior men.
  • 09h05: Start of Stage 2 for Vets Men 40 – 49
  • 09h10: Start of Stage 2 for Vets men 50+ and U/16 boys
  • 09h15: Start of Stage 2 for Open-seeded

Sunday 9 August 2015

  • 06h00: Registration for Clover Lite race at Africa Silks.
  • 07h00: Prize giving in front of Africa Silks.
  • 07h30: Siren will mark the start of the riders’ sign-on period and 30 min before the departure of the first riders.
  • 07h45: A bell will mark the finish of the signing on period and 15 minutes before the departure of the first riders.
  • 08h00: Start of Stage 4A for Elite & U23 men and Stage 3A for all other categories with 1 minute intervals according to GC, starting in the following order:
    • Elite & U23 men
    • Juniors & Vets 30+
    • Vets 40+
    • Vets 50+ & U16
    • Open
    • Lite
  • 13h00: Start of Stage 4B for Elite & U/23 Men.
  • 13h05: Start of Stage 3B for Vets Men 30 – 39 and Junior Men.
  • 13h10: Start of Stage 3B for Vets Men 40 – 49.
  • 13h15: Start of Stage 3B for Vets men 50+ and U/16 Boys.
  • 13h20: Start of Stage 3B for Open and Lite.
  • R50 refundable deposit if numbers are returned undamaged.

Monday 10 August 2015

  • 07h00: Prize giving in front of Africa Silks
  • 07h30: Siren will mark the start of the riders sign-on period and 30 min before the departure of the first riders
  • 07h45: A bell will mark the finish of the signing on period and 15 minutes before the departure of the first riders.
  • 08h00: Start of Stage 5 for Elite men.
  • 08h05: Start of Stage 4 for Vets men 30-39 and Junior men
  • 08h10: Start of Stage 4 for Vets men 40-49
  • 08h20: Start of Stage 4 for Vets men 50+ and U/16 boys
  • 08h25: Start of Stage 4 for Open and Lite
  • 13h30: FINAL AWARD CEREMONY AT GRASKOP HOTEL.

MEDALS TO ALL FINISHERS

Clover Europcar Graskop SPAR Africa Skills Graskop Hotel Harry's Pancakes Graskop Holiday Resort Canimambo Restaurante

  • God's Window Restaurant
  • Panorama Cahlets and Rest camp
  • Magodi Lodge