Stage 2: Hermanus - Greyton

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Overview

102km, 2350m climbing

Stage 2 takes riders north to a new race village in quaint Greyton, with some fierce climbs along the way. Before long riders will get acquainted with the day’s biggest challenge: Shaw’s Pass. It is only four kilometres but gains more than 220m in altitude and on one section the gradient kicks up more than 20%. Later they will confront some other testing climbs either side of the Caledon Kloof and in the mountains looming above Greyton. There will, however, be relief during the day with some stunning singletrack sections through beautiful fynbos. And finally riders will cross the day’s last ridge and drop down to the race village at Elandskloof. Bird lovers will enjoy sightings of elegant Blue Cranes –South Africa’s national bird – along the route as it heads inland.

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Stage Results

Men
  1. Investec-Songo-Specialized
  2. SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing
  3. Cannondale Factory Racing XC
  4. Kansai Plascon
  5. Centurion Vaude 2
Women
  1. Meerendal CBC
  2. Ascendis Health
  3. Spur
  4. Hollard-Velocity SportLab
  5. Hansgrohe Cadence OMX Pro
African
  1. PYGA Euro Steel
  2. BCX
  3. NAD Pro MTB
  4. SPOT Africa-Agrichem
  5. The Gear Change
Exxaro
  1. Diepsloot MTB Academy 1
  2. Exxaro MTB Academy
  3. Songo-Investec 1
  4. BMT Academy Fairtree 1
  5. RMB Change a Life 1
Mixed
  1. Scott-Sram Nextlevel
  2. Joberg2C-Valencia
  3. New World St Martins
  4. RBI Tech - Mitas
  5. Meerendal CBC 4
Masters
  1. CST Sandd American Eagle
  2. Orbea Factory
  3. BMC Absa Racing Team
  4. AGU-DESIGNYOUROWN.CC
  5. GACOSUR IEDES CENTAURO
Grand Masters
  1. Meerendal CBC 3
  2. ABSA Bus Boys
  3. Pitstop1Sport24hrs
  4. Cape Airconditioning
  5. Bestmed Jaguar Sandton

Fantasy League: Top Scorers

  1. Team Titans - 200
  2. Frosty's forks - 200
  3. Mud & Blood - 200
  4. special stofel - 200
  5. WrightJnr - 200
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Stage 1: Hermanus - Hermanus
Monday, 20 March 2017
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Stage 3: Greyton - Greyton
Wednesday, 22 March 2017

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