2019 PPA Sportive #1
The perfect way to kick start your 2019 cycling season, challenge your seeding for the Cape Town Cycle Tour and get your New Year's resolution wheel turning.
Registration will take place on Sunday, 27 January 2019 from 04h30 at Simonsvlei Winery. Dates for pre-registration will be available closer to the event.
97 km start at 06h00
38 km start at 06h30
The PPA Sportive series for 2019 consist of 8 events that will start at three different venues - Simonsvlei, Windmeul and Paardeberg. While the events form a series, they are all stand-alone road fun rides aimed at everyone, from beginners to experienced riders who want to keep doing road events throughout the year. These events offer the perfect platform for improving your time and setting a new personal best.
From the start at the Simonsvlei Winery, the route will take you towards Stellenbosch and over Helshoogte. You will pedal past the Wemmershoek dam and through the back of Paarl towards Wellington before returning via the R44 to finish shortly after the Suid-Agterpaarl road on the R101.
The 97 km route will have 3 water points and the 38 km route will have 1 water point.
DIRECTIONS TO THE VENUE
Follow the N1 to the R44. Take exit 47 from the N1. Turn left onto the R101. The venue will be on your right hand side in 6.2 km.
Remember to wear your PPA road fun ride number.
No children u/16 on the 97 km route.
Kids between 8 and 14 must be accompanied by an adult at all times on the 38 km route.
Distance Entry Fee PPA Member's Discounted Fee
97km R375 R275
38km R175 R125