Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails returns to Stellenbosch

Mountain bikers taking it easy on route,  enjoying the sport of mountain biking at the 2015 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails two day mountain bike (MTB) stage race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg
Mountain bikers taking it easy on route, enjoying the sport of mountain biking at the 2015 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails two day mountain bike (MTB) stage race. Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg

Stellenbosch (Western Cape) – The 4th annual Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails two day mountain bike (MTB) stage race will return to the picturesque City of Oaks on Saturday, 03 and Sunday, 04 December 2016.

An individual two day mountain bike stage race, the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails combines a vast network of world class trails with beauty and exclusivity.  Entrants are given a “once a year” opportunity to experience a spectacular combination of single-tracks in the pristine setting of the Stellenbosch Winelands.

“Stellenbosch is a mountain biking mecca,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “After an intense season of racing we are excited to treat mountain bikers to an event that celebrates the fun side of mountain biking.  Whether an elite or social rider, all sporting enthusiasts are invited to enjoy their favorite sport in a social setting with family and friend.”

EVENT INFORMATION:

Stage One:         Saturday, 03 December 2016

Distance: +-65km or +-35km
Start Time: 07:00 in seeded batch starts, starting with 65km race
Start Venue: Hofmeyer Hall, Church Street, Stellenbosch
Finish Venue: Blaauwklippen Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

Stage Two           Sunday, 04 December 2016 

Distance: +-60km or +-30km
Start Time: 07:00 in seeded batch starts, starting with 65km race
Start & Finish Venue: Blaauwklippen Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

ENTRY FEES:

Starting and finishing in Stellenbosch on both days, riders can choose between three entry options.

Option 1:  Long (65km and 60km) R1050.00
Option 2:  Medium (65km and 30km) R950.00
Option 3:  Short (35km and 30km) R850.00
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For more information or to enter the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails please contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045, email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com.

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