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Java MTB


12 October 2019

Start venue: Van Loveren Family Vineyards, R317 Road, Robertson
Online entries through Pedal Power Association from 1 June 2018.
Starting Times: 80km (07h30), 45km (08h00), 20km (08h30), 6km (09h00)

Late entry costs will apply from 12 October 2018.
R20 late registration fee for Trail Run & R50
late registration fee for MTB.

No helmet, no ride. Children u/12 will be allowed on the 20 km route only if accompanied by an adult at all times.


All members with Racetec chips will be timed, whether they are PPA members or not.

Kindly add R25 for a permanent Racetec timing board if you do not already have one.
PPA members receive their first MTB timing board for free. Replacement boards are R50.
These permanent timing boards can be used at all MTB events timed by Racetec.
Late entry costs will apply from 12 October – R 20 late registration fee – R 50 late registration fee

Safety First

We strongly advise that riders download
the mySOS App on their mobile devices
so that they may be tracked during the course of the race:


Medals to all finishers!

Route Profiles


An easy non-technical fun ride suitable for children, perfect for families to do together.

Suitable for: Children and Beginners

Elevation: 50m

Cost: R60

PPA Cost: R60

no late registration fee


An ideal route for beginners with rewarding vineyard and valley views. Mostly jeep track with some single track, gentle hills, not very technical with only 250m elevation.

Suitable for: Beginners

Elevation: 250m

Cost: R190

PPA Cost: R150

Late registrations: R50

Download R20km Route Profile pdf here


The 45km route is a rewarding route for fit, experienced riders and includes challenging and technical climbs and descents on jeep tracks as well as single tracks. This route includes some of the 2014 ABSA CAPE EPIC sections and boasts an elevation of +- 850m. Spectacular valley & vineyard views!

Suitable for: Experienced

Elevation: 850m

Cost: R230

PPA Cost: R190

Late Registrations: R50

Download R45km Route Profile pdf here


A grueling route for top riders only. Includes many parts of the 2014 ABSA Cape Epic route, virgin territory and custom-built single tracks. The 1600m elevation will challenge even the most seasoned rider, making this an excellent training race for the “Bridge Cape Pioneer Track”, “W2W” and “To Hell and Back”.

Suitable for: Top riders

Elevation: 1600m

Cost: R270

PPA Cost: R230

Late Registrations: R50

Download 80km Route Profile pdf here


  • Tasting Room

    Tasting Room

    In our tasting room you can enjoy an informal tasting at our pods, or treat yourself to a relaxed food & wine pairing with a platter on the deck overlooking the garden.

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  • Bistro


    Specialising in thin crusted, wood-fired pizzas, gourmet burgers and a variety of seasonal chef's specialities, the Christina's @ Van Loveren bistro allows you to enjoy your meal with a glass of your favourite Van Loveren wine under a shaded pergola.

    View more info of Van Loveren Bistro
  • Food and Wine Pairings

    Food and Wine Pairings

    Learning how to taste wines is a straightforward adventure that will deepen your appreciation for both the wines and winemakers.

    View More info of Van Loveren Food and Wine Pairing