Sappi Howick MTB Classic & Enduro Media Release

 No: howickmtb1701

09 Feb 2017

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HOLD ON TO YOUR HANDLEBARS...
The 2017 Sappi Howick MTB Classic & Enduro is around the corner!
One of the oldest MTB races in KZN takes place over the weekend of 4-5 March

The 2017 Sappi Howick MTB Classic & Enduro has taken on a few changes in 2017, however the racing will be just as exciting with Gavin Ryan, the Howick Mountain Bike Club Trail Steward, adamant that the changes will be enjoyed by the riders.

"We have quite a lot of changes this year, mainly as a result of the fact that Sappi will be harvesting timber at the time of the race.

"There is a whole lot of single track that has been cut that the riders will love. The 20km and the 40km will share some of this new single track.

"The preparation of the new single track is well under way. We will finish it close to race day to make sure it is in great shape.

"Overall it will be familiar, but with a different twist," Ryan mentioned.

The three stage enduro event takes place on the Saturday and the then the 40km Marathon and 20km Half-marathon events take centre stage on Sunday of the weekend-long mountain biking festival.

DATE: Saturday, 4 March and Sunday, 5 March
EVENTS: Three Stage Enduro on Saturday
             40km Marathon, 20km Half-Marathon, 10km Fun Ride on Sunday.
ENTRIES: www.roag.co.za

More information can be found at www.howickmountainbiking.co.za or www.facebook.com/howickmtb.

ENDS

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