2019 Loskop Road Race

Saturday, 21 September 2019
MpumulangaHoërskool Kanonkop

Details

Major seeding event for 94.7 and CTCC
Three distances 118km, 92km, 50km.
Rolling road closure.

Venue

Hoërskool Kanonkop, Mpumulanga
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Pieter-za, Sep 14 2019 09:04

Will supporters have access to the Loskop road after dropping off cyclist at the school, or will it be closed? (Also back to Mdb in the pm?)

LarryMTB, Sep 17 2019 04:40

Yes but before 7:00, thereafter the road will be closed.

LarryMTB, Sep 17 2019 04:45

Excited to announce full road closure!!!

jouda, Sep 18 2019 08:48

Looking forward to the race this weekend! 

 

Just to check, will racetec be at the venue on Saturday morning before the race?  I might need a new chip after putting mine in a super safe, epicly logical place (that I still need to discover again....) :(

Pieter-za, Sep 18 2019 09:08

Looking forward to the race this weekend! 

 

Just to check, will racetec be at the venue on Saturday morning before the race?  I might need a new chip after putting mine in a super safe, epicly logical place (that I still need to discover again....) :(

Jouda if all else fails I can get a chip for you today at registration if required.

eddy, Sep 18 2019 11:21

What is this race like ?

 

Is the 50 suitable as a first race for a person who took up riding this year ?

Cheese, Sep 18 2019 11:52

Unfortunate to miss it this year. Hope it will be there again next year.

Pieter-za, Sep 18 2019 11:53

I have never done this one on a bike, only on my legs a couple of times.  It is a net downhill but Bugger's and Varaday Hiill could be a bit 'exhausting'.  

 

I am taking a family member on her first cycle event and we are planning on a ~2:30 to 2:45 on our MTB's.  (OK make that 3:00 if we need to walk Varaday's)

 

I am sure you will be OK but welcome to tag along if you are also in the 8:30 group  :)  

 

What is this race like ?

 

Is the 50 suitable as a first race for a person who took up riding this year ?


Attached Images

  • Loskop_50c.jpg

eddy, Sep 18 2019 12:12

oh, I now notice it is a point to point race whch will pose logistical challenges which we may not be able to overcome. 

 

How do people get back to their cars ?

Pieter-za, Sep 18 2019 12:16

oh, I now notice it is a point to point race whch will pose logistical challenges which we may not be able to overcome. 

 

How do people get back to their cars ?

R100 for return ticket with bus and trailer.   (Rather confirm with organiser if tickets will be available on Sat.)

 

Alternatively if you are taking supporters along they can enjoy the day at F.E. Resorts, Loskop for R35 pp.  Just make sure they get on the road before the road closure.   (<7:00 according to Larry's post above)

eddy, Sep 18 2019 12:28

R100 for return ticket with bus and trailer.   (Rather confirm with organiser if tickets will be available on Sat.)

 

Alternatively if you are taking supporters along they can enjoy the day at F.E. Resorts, Loskop for R35 pp.  Just make sure they get on the road before the road closure.   (<7:00 according to Larry's post above)

 

Thx Pieter.

 

Where can I get the route and/profile of the longer races ?

Pieter-za, Sep 18 2019 12:32

Thx Pieter.

 

Where can I get the route and/profile of the longer races ?

The other races will proceed past the dam on the Groblersdal road, out and back:

 

(I got these from https://www.facebook...loskoproadrace/ )


Attached Images

  • Loskop_92c.jpg
  • Loskop_118c.jpg

jouda, Sep 18 2019 04:29

Jouda if all else fails I can get a chip for you today at registration if required.


Thanks Pieter! I managed to get a new chip today :)

eddy, Sep 18 2019 04:39

Is there anyone who is prepared to drive my car from the start to the finish ?

There may be a little something in it for them...

jouda, Sep 19 2019 02:11

Is there anyone who is prepared to drive my car from the start to the finish ?

There may be a little something in it for them...

I roped my mother in law in to drop us off at the start and then take the car back to loskop...  I think it would have been great if there was a bus from loskop to the start, but then again, I dont know whether I like the idea of my bike on one of those trailers....

Pieter-za, Sep 19 2019 02:38

Yes but before 7:00, thereafter the road will be closed.

Larry can you perhaps confirm if supporters will still be able to get through to Loskop on the N11 anytime before 7:00 or will 6:00 be strictly enforced?  (As due to some logistical issue we can only be in Mdb 6:15-ish)

TIA

Pieter-za, Sep 20 2019 06:46

Just be aware of this if you are travelling on the N4:

 

 

 

*late report*

19/9/2019
22h35

*GAUTENG*
*N4*
_(Solomon Mahlangu bridge & Railway Bridge@Donkerhoek)_

Info received from reliable sources, of *seriously damaged vehicles,* (at least to our knowledge 5x ) as a result of *stones being thrown off the above mentioned bridges* since 21h00 tonight.

Please be cautious *check bridges for suspicious people*
Don't stop.
```Boschkop SAPS & TRAC provided fantastic assistance``` - *thank you*

In the event of your vehicle being damaged or perhaps you being injured/robbed or an attempt thereto:
Please be attached details to Boschkop SAPS

Info received from Groblersdal buurtwag:
*GAUTENG-East*
*LIMPOPO-South*
*Dennilton*
R25 (Bronkhorstspruit to Groblersdal)
R573
planned protest
From 5h00 on 20/9/2019 Friday

Expect the above-mentioned roads to be affected by possible violent protests.

You are advised to Plan your route between Groblersdal and Bronkhorstpruit by using alternative roads.

_Updates to follow_

*#besafe*
*#don'tstop*

brought to you by:
*#BhsVeiligheid *

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