Location: Kabeljous Lagoon Parking Area
Distance: 25km, 50km and 85km
The J Bay MTB Classic has all a mountain-biker could wish for! With a purpose-built single track, spectacular views and fast farm roads, this year’s event will once again offer something for riders of all fitness and skill levels.
Riders taking part in the 50km and 85km routes will be racing through the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, riding along the roads that are interspersed by 80m tall wind turbines towers, spread more than 500m apart.
The 25km route is designed for the adventurous fun rider looking to ride a significant distance and will be fairly flat and non-technical. The two longer routes require good technical proficiency and some training in the legs, with the 50km aimed at trail riders, and the 85km at fit racers with marathon experience.
The longer routes will also feature spectacular trails in Impala Ranch, a bike park outside Jeffreys Bay. The 1000 hectares of pristine countryside has been a private game farm for the past 20 years, with access only being granted to family and friends of the landowner.