Less than two weeks to go


The Barnyard has been renamed the Casterbridge Music Development Academy and registration begins at 10:00 until 16:45. We'll take a break for race briefing at 17:00 before continuing with registration until 20:30.  Remember the daily prize givings are at 17:00 and the final prize giving is provisionally 11:00 on Tuesday. If you are on the podium, you are obliged to attend.

Route Notes

The roads are in good shape except for where the river washed away a small section on a part of Stage Two and the Time Trial. We're hoping the provincial road authorities will patch it up but will notify you at race briefing if there are any route changes.

When driving up to White River, please watch for speed traps. The traffic officials are out in full force and there are numerous speed traps.


Massage is strongly recommended. Those legs will be fatigued especially after Stage One and a recuperative massage will be exactly what you need. Contact Jessica This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get a time that suits you. The sooner you book, the better.

Club Classique
These are the names we have for the coveted White jersey: Chris Roussouw, Dean Puntis, Hansie Joubert, Jay Spendley, Johan Spies, Keith Rundgren, Leon Fourie, Malcolm Hassen, Marius van Zyl, Mark Davel, Mark Scriven, Lisa Vermaak, Kobus de Wet, Werner Moolman, Isabel Moolman, Maria Fourie and Jaco Ferreira

If your name does not appear here and you are attempting to finish your 5th event, please contact the race office urgently.

News from Casterbridge

Ambrosia has its usual pasta buffet which means no waiting for service. For R65 a bowl, you have a choice of spaghetti, Penne or Fettucine with either a Bolognaise, Napolitano or Chicken topping.

Most of you know Zannas Deli. They are opening at 5:30am for the duration of the race to serve you your pre-ride coffee.

There are two movies at the intimate Casterbridge Cinema over the weekend that are a must see for you and your families. There are only 96 seats in this tiny theatre which can be pre-booked at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. You can even bring your own pizza and beer.

Saturday 28th April 14:30 The Worlds Fastest Indian R25 pp

Sunday 29th April 14:30 The Flying Scotsman R25pp.

Rider Dinner
Unfortunately, we've had to cancel our traditional rider dinner the night before the time trial. Its a great pity but we hope to reinstate it in 2013.

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