Liberty Winelands Encounter

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21 – 23 April 2017
3 day stage race
Start Venue:
Maties Cricket Club
House, Coetzenburg
Distance 1: 67km
Distance 2: 53km
Distance 3: 55km

Day 1 from Winelands MTB

Day 2 from Winelands MTB

Day 3 from Winelands MTB


Enter Event  

The Liberty Winelands Encounter is presented by ASG Events and MTB Adventures and 2017 will see the third edition of the event hosting 150 teams.

The three-day stage race, which takes place in April 2017, will afford our participants, with a passion for the sport, the experience of a lifetime. It is an encounter where riders are treated as VIP’s and where they are offered world-class hospitality at 5 Star venues for an entry fee of R8000 per team of two.

Riders are only allowed to enter in teams of two.

The Cape Winelands offers some of the best mountain-biking terrain in the world; surrounded by beautiful mountains and historical towns, vineyards, orchards, wineries, luxury accommodation and the finest culinary experiences money can buy.


Entries limited to 150 teams of 2 riders each.
Entry fee: R8000 per team of two
Includes all meals, but excludes accommodation

Includes an official event leisure jacket, cycling jersey, race pack and other racings aids as well as all daily meals at the 5 Star venues:

21 April: Breakfast at Coetzenburg Stadium, lunch and dinner at Le Franschhoek Hotel
 22 April: Breakfast at La Franschhoek Hotel, lunch and dinner at Kleine Valleij
  23 April: Breakfast and lunch at Kleine Valleij

Preferential on line entries:
Open May 2017 for 2017 participants.
2017 participants can add a new rider/ partner to enter a team;

Public on line entries:
Open May 2017 for new registrations and entries;

Entries Close:
When 150 teams have entered and paid. Entries are allocated on a 1st come, 1st paid basis.


2 riders per team



Day 1 Map
Day 1:   Stellenbosch to Franschhoek 67 km
  Day 2 Map
Day 2:   Franschhoek to Wellington 53 km
  Day 3 Map Day 3:   Wellington to Wellington 55 km