Accommodation for the 5th leg of the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series!

This epic national mountain bike series covers 6 provinces in its 7-leg race, allowing competitors and supporters to experience the incredible natural beauty of the South African countryside. At Idle Winds, we’re offering affordable, comfortable accommodation in the area where you can relax, enjoy the views and get ready for one of the biggest mountain biking events in the country!

Leg Five of the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series

  • Location: Van Gaalen Cheese Farm – R560, Skeerpoort, 0232
  • Date: 29 July 2017
  • Races: In addition to the full and half marathon distances for serious competitors, there is also a fun race of 20km with an accent of 300m or less on race day and a short 10km kids route that is largely flat and open to children between 3-11 years old.
  • Route characteristics: Located in the Magaliesburg, the competitive marathon and half marathon routes are typical of the area. Expect steep climbs on single tracks, river crossings, ravines, bridges, gorges and great views along the way! Elevation is around 1400m for this event.
  • What else is on: There’s plenty to do in the Hartebeespoort area, so this event makes a great opportunity for a weekend away with family and friends. From great restaurants and craft beer breweries, to hot air balloon trips, water sports and farm stalls, there’s something to suit everyone!

Book your accommodation at Idle Winds today!

Idle Winds is one of the leading function venues in the area offering comfortable accommodation for the race in our 58 double and twin rooms. All of our rooms are equipped with shower and bathroom facilities, fans for hot day, heaters for cold nights and M-Net television. Set in beautiful gardens and with an on-site restaurant, this is the perfect location from which to experience the Hartebeespoort area.

For more information or to book your accommodation, please contact us today.