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Java MTB


12 October 2019

Start venue: Van Loveren Family Vineyards, R317 Road, Robertson

MTB: 65km – 07:30 | 45km – 08:00 | 20km – 08:30 | 6km – 09:15
Trail Run: 15km – 07:00 | 10km – 07:15

Online entries from 25 January 2019 via Entrytime.
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Timing will be done by Great-Time, using JAVA’s own number boards fitted with transponders.
No other boards or chips required. ALL participants will be timed, and all will receive results.

Safety First

We 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

Pre-Entry: R70

Late Entry: R70

no late registration fee

Start Time: 09:15

Minimum Age: none


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

Pre-Entry : R210

Late Entry: R280

Late registrations: R70

Start Time: 08:30

Minimum Age: 10 years

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: 800m

Pre-Entry: R250

Late Entry: R320

Late Registrations: R70

Start Time: 08:00

Minimum Age: 16 years

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

Pre-Entry: R290

Late Entry: R360

Late Registrations: R60

Start Time: 07:30

Minimum Age: 18 years

Download 65km 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.

    View more about Van Loveren tasting room
  • 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