6-9 August 2016

Clover Lowveld Tour 2015

Event date: 6-9 August 2016
Start: Graskop, Mpumalanga
Start time: 08:00
Distance: Multi-stage race
Entry fees: R1 250 per entry

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Introduction

The Clover Way Better Tour is the oldest of its kind in Mpumalanga and the event planned for 2016 promises to yet again offer cyclists the opportunity to get in the saddle and brave the mountains of Mpumalanga.  The Tour is now a 4-day event for all entry categories and offers a new route for the Elite group as well.  

The Tour takes place in and around Graskop, Mpumalanga, from Saturday 6 to Tuesday 9 August 2016.

The following categories for participation will be available:

  • Elite, U/23 & Junior Men
  • Vets Men 30+, 40+ & 50+
  • Open category

Entries Close: 24 July 2016 at 23:00

Entries:

  • R1 250 per person for 4 stage tour
  • Online entries Close:24 July 2016 at 23:00

Number Collection and Registration:

  • Canimambo's, Graskop
  • Friday 5 August 2016, From 16:00-20:00

 The results will be published within 48 hours on H&A Tours' website.

Time Schedule 

 

Saturday 6 August 2016 - Graskop – God’s Window – Graskop – Sabie – Hazyview - Graskop

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

09h00 Start of Stage 1 for Elite, U/23 & Junior Men in front of Africa Silks

09h00 Start of Stage 1 for Vets Men 30+ & Vets Men 40+

09h10 Start of Stage 1 for U/16 Boys, Vets Men 50+ & Open category

          Prize giving at finish line 30 minutes after stage win in front of Africa Silks

 

Sunday 7 August 2016 - Time Trial – Bushbuck Ridge – Hazyview route

08h30 Siren will mark the start of the riders’ sign-on period and 30 min before the departure of the first riders.

09h00 Time Trial start on the R533 approximately 3.5 km from the bottom of Kowyn’s Pass, direction Bushbuckridge – 27 km.

          Start with 1 minute intervals according to GC, starting in the following order:

•        Open

•        Vets 50+ & U/16

•        Vets 40+

•        Juniors & Vets 30+

•        Elite & U/23 Men

 

Monday 8 August 2016 - Time Trial – Kowyn’s Pass & God’s Window Loop

08h00 Prize giving for stage 2 at starting line

08h30 Siren will mark the start of the riders’ sign-on period and 30 min before the departure of the first riders.

09h00 Start of Stage 3A with 1 minute intervals according to GC after stage 2, starting in the following order:

•        Elite & U23 men

•        Juniors & Vets 30+

•        Vets 40+

•        Vets 50+ & U16

•        Open

13h00 Start of Stage 3B for Elite & U/23 Men

13h10 Start of Stage 3B for Vets Men 30+, Vets Men 40+ and Junior Men

13h15 Start of Stage 3B for Vets men 50+, U/16 Boys and Open group

 

Tuesday 9 August 2016 - Graskop – Blyderivier - Graskop

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

08h00 Start of Stage 4 for Elite, U/23 & Junior Men.

08h05 Start of Stage 4 for Vets Men 30+ & 40+

08h10 Start of Stage 4 for Vets men 50+, U/16 boys & Open group

13h30 Final Award Ceremony at Graskop Hotel.

 

Medals To All Finishers

 

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