MTB Event Info – Knysna Cycle Tour Presented by Knysna Rotary

DATE: Saturday, 17 July 2021 EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LEVEL 4 LOCKDOWN

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START & FINISH: Waterfront Drive

TIME: First start at 08:00

ROUTES: 80 km (actual: 88 km), 50 km (actual: 54 km), 30 km (actual: 34 km), Family Fun 15 km

PLEASE NOTE: The MTB Races are for mountain bikes only. The 30 km, 50 km and 80 km races have an E-Bike category.

CUT-OFF TIMES: 15:00 at High School sports field

Our MTB Events consist of two premier races – the 80 km race for elite riders and the ‘half marathon’ 50 km event for experienced MTB cyclists – and the two family events - the 30 km and Family Fun 15 km rides for adults and children aged 8-16 years.

This year, three events have been reinvigorated with changed courses and new challenges. The premier events will have more kms in forest areas and more single track.

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Entry fees:

Distance 2021 Entry Fee
MTB 80 km19 years & olderR 490
E-bike 80 km19 years & olderR 490
MTB Tandem 80 km19 years & olderR 980
MTB 50 km15 years & olderR 400
E-bike 50 km19 years & olderR 400
MTB Tandem 50 km15 years & olderR 800
MTB 30 km13 years & olderR 290
MTB Tandem 30 km13 years & olderR 580
E-bike 30 km19 years & olderR 290
Family Fun 15 km MTB Tour8 years & olderR 180
MTB Tandem 15 km8 years & olderR 360

* MTB entry fees include Sanparks conservation fee & VAT, but exclude a CSA day licence.

E-Bikers should also please note the following in line with CSA regs:

  • E-Bikes are not eligible for position or classification in the main race. They will be separately listed as a stand alone category.
  • E-Bikes will be started 30 minutes after the actual race per category.
  • No replacement battery will be allowed.

TANDEM ENTRIES: Please submit TWO entries on the RaceTec system, ensuring that you select the TANDEM category.

Entries close on 30 June 2021. There will be no late entries available at Registration.


All cyclists are to enter their respective holding areas at least 30 minutes before the start of their race. Once in the area, you may not leave. A map and details of the holding areas will be available in your race pack. Timing will be announced.

Please keep your permanent Racetec MTB board.