The Swartberg100 Gran Fondo starts and ends in Prince Albert, arguably one of the most attractive Karoo towns in South Africa, it covers 171 km of which there are 3 gravel sectors. The final climb is over the gravel Swartberg Pass, a relentless climb of 28 km with gradients of 16% as you reach the summit.
The Staffetta (Italian for relay race), follows the Gran Fondo Route and divides it exactly in 2 x 85.5 km stages. The first stage is suited to a rouleur and the second stage to a grimpeur type rider
The E-Fondo is for a pedal assisted e-bikes, 65km and 1900m a spectacular route over the Swartberg Pass, plenty of climbing.
The Medio Fondo - flat and fast 55km with 350m of ascent
Gran Fondo: R780.00
Staffetta (Gran Fondo Relay): 2 riders X R780.00
E-Fondo (E-Bikes only): R780
Medio Fondo: R250.00
More information: www.swartberg100.com
This event supports team entries for certain classes, but teams must consist of 2 participants per team.
Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event
|Class||Distance||Start Time||Price (pp)||2 person team (pp)|
|Gran Fondo (170km 3000m ascent)||171 km||07:00||R 780.00||R 0.00|
|Staffetta - Gran Fondo Relay||171 km Relay - 85.5km Roleur + 85.5km Grimpeur||07:00||R 0.00||R 780.00|
|e-Fondo (65km 1900m ascent - for e-Bikes only)||65 km||07:30||R 780.00||R 0.00|
|Medio Fondo (55km)||55 km||08:30||R 250.00||R 0.00|
Prince Albert, Great Karoo, Prince Albert
1 hrs drive north of Oudtshoorn
2 hrs drive north of George
From Cape Town on the N1, 80km after Laingsburg, turn right to Prince Albert, a tar road for 40km.
|Address||Hope Street, Prince Albert, Western Cape|