The third annual Gravel & Grape Extreme three-day MTB event is taking place from 5-7 May 2017.
Sharp-eyed riders will see we’ve given the name a tweak. The newly christened “Extreme” is the same race that
hardcore mountain bikers have come to know and love; the Extreme simply indicates that this three-day ride is
not to be taken lightly.
Featuring some of the gnarliest, purest, expertly hand-cut singletrack in the country, the Gravel & Grape
Extreme is an event that takes mountain biking back to its roots. With challenging technical riding, the Extreme
is best suited for riders with a sense of adventure and a well-stocked arsenal of rock-hopping, berm-bending,
The route has been crafted to reflect the rugged nature of the Breedekloof Wine Valley, but also to show its
gentler side. Stunning views, unique scenery, and three days of pure mountain biking will leave you gasping for
The Gravel and Grape Extreme is also a showcase of the regions quality wines, hearty country food, majestic
mountains, vineyards and sparkling rivers.
The hot springs of ATKV Goudini Spa, stunning Fynbos and hospitable people make this an event like few
others. The Breedekloof Wine Valley is just one hour from Cape Town, and includes Rawsonville, Slanghoek,
Goudini & Breerivier.
The event race village is based at Goudini Spa, making this a family weekend instead of just another rider event.
Bring the family while you tackle the testing terrain.
The race is a clover leaf, with each day starting and ending at Goudini Spa, making your overnight experience
one to remember.