Event Details for 2018 Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter:
- Date/s: - 04/02/2018 - 10/02/2018
- Times: 12:00 am
- Location: Knysna Waterfront
- City: KInysna
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The Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter, in partnership with STANLIB and Volvo, is an iconic seven-day South African mountain bike race over 614km. It takes 270 intrepid adventurers over seven incredible stages and 10 200m of vertical ascent from the picturesque Garden Route town of Knysna to Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands.
It’s an all-inclusive, unforgettable luxury off-the-bike experience and an incredibly rewarding on-the-bike journey over some of the finest mountain-biking terrain in the country.
STAGE 1: Knysna to Wilderness – 71km; 1350m ascent
STAGE 2: Wilderness to Mossel Bay – 86km; 1900m ascent
STAGE 3: Hartenbos to Riversdale (Roller coaster stage) – 102km; 1600m ascent
STAGE 4: Riversdale to Swellendam – 106km; 1500m ascent
STAGE 5: Swellendam to Greyton – 99km; 1200m ascent
STAGE 6: Greyton to Houwhoek (Cape Wagon stage) – 74km; 1050m ascent
STAGE 7: Houwhoek to Franschhoek – 73km; 1850m ascent