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2017 Enjoy One Tonner

Event Date
2017-10-22
Distances
170 km ; 109 km ; 40 km.
Event starting times
From 06h30
Prize giving/cut off
16h00 Various cut-offs will be enforced along the routes
Venue
Stellenbosch High School
Organizers
Wendy Cole
Enquiries Phone Number:
(021) 671-6340
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The Enjoy One Tonner long route (170 km) and 109 km route are both Official Premier Seeding events for the 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour.

In 2017, the event offers a limited team competition for the 170 km.  30 teams of 6-12 riders will be accommodated in the 170 km event, riding in a team competition similar to the Coronation Double Century and Maluti Double90. Team spots will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Teams will be seeded according to the average seeding eligibility of the team riders, and started with 30 sec to 1 min gaps. The team category will be followed by bunch start groups comprising of individual riders. (Teams that do not get a team entry for the 170 km route but who want to ride together, are welcome to ride together in the seeded group of the lowest-seeded rider in the team, as has been the case in the past.)

Prize money is on offer for the first three teams per category. Categories: All-male, mixed (3 riders of the opposite gender to finish in the top 6 team riders across the line), or all-female. The time of the 6th rider across the line will count as the team's time. 

The 109 km route will be for individuals only (normal PPA bunch starts).

The new 40 km route will exclude the climb over Helshoogte and is ideal for novice riders.

The 170 km route is a tough ride that includes two challenging climbs. Right after the start, you’ll head up Helshoogte for your first big climb of the day. After a left turn onto the R45, you’ll tackle the undulating roads out towards Paarl, Wellington, Hermon and Riebeeck Kasteel. The second big climb of the day waits just after Riebeeck Kasteel: Botmaskloof Pass. From there you’ll pedal through  Malmesbury and along the R304 past the silo’s and back towards Stellenbosch via the Kromme Rhee Road and the R44, finishing again on Helshoogte Road shortly before the start of the climb. There will be a neutral zone from the finish line back to the venue. 

The medium (109 km) route will follow the long route before turning left at Windmeul Winery and rejoining the long route on the R304. 

The new short (40 km) route will exit Stellenbosch along the R44 before returning via  Kromme Rhee road to join the other routes on the way to the finish. While there are no serious climbs on this route, it does include the undulating sections along the R44. Please note the start time of the short route (which is ahead of the medium route).

DIRECTIONS TO VENUE

From the N1: Take Exit 39 (R304) and head towards Stellenbosch. Continue straight through the R44/ Bird Street traffic lights. Turn left at the Merriman traffic lights. Continue straight across the traffic circle and then turn right into Jannasch Road and then left into Endler Road. Follow the signage and marshals to the parking area.

From the N2: Take Exit 43 (R44) and head towards Stellenbosch. Once in Stellenbosch, turn right into Merriman Avenue. Continue until Jannasch Road where you turn right and then left into Endler Road. Follow the signage and marshals to the parking area.

NOTES

  • The 2017 Enjoy One Tonner’s long and medium routes will form part of the 2018 Official Premier Seeding Series of the Cape Town Cycle Tour.
  • No participants u/17 on the long route. 
  • No children u/14 on the medium route. 
  • Children u/12 will be allowed on the short route (40 km) and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 
  • Limited team entries available for the 170 km (6 – 12 riders per team).  A maximum of 50 teams will be accepted and will start ahead of the bunch/individual start groups.
  • Entries close  14h00 on 30 September 2017 or when 2500 entries for all three routes have been received
  • No "on-the-day" late entries, although limited late entries for individuals will be taken at pre-registration during the week, if there is space available. 
  • No late entries for teams.
  • Finishers’ medals are not included in the event entry fee, but can be ordered at an additional cost of R20.00 per medal.

After the ride, everything will happen at the venue at the marquee tent. Various stalls will offer tasty treats, craft beer, great coffee and more for sale at the venue.

Entry fees until 9 October 2017 @ 09h00

  • All team entries for the 170 km have been filled

170 km (individual riders)

PPA members discounted entry fee: R300

Entry fee 170 km: R370


109 km

PPA members discounted entry fee: R200

Entry fee 109 km: R250


40 km

PPA members discounted entry fee: R70

Entry fee 40 km: R120

'NO MEDAL OPTION' DISCOUNT

Many cyclists elect to not take a medal at an event. If you do not want a medal, a R20 discount is applicable on the above entry fees.

 

LATE ENTRIES (INDIVIDUAL RIDERS ONLY)

A limited number of late entries will be available at PRE-REGISTRATION during the week of the event (Wednesday and Thursday 12h00-18h00 at respectively Sportsmans Warehouse Tygervalley and Rondebosch), at R500 per rider for the 170 km route; R400 per rider for the 109 km route and R150 per rider for the 40 km route. No medals for late entrants.

 

 

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