Saturday , 24 August 2019

TREAD EXPERIENCE – MTB WORLD CUP, 2014 SOUTH AFRICA

 

TREAD Experiences are exclusive mountain biking-themed getaways organised by the TREAD – Mountain Biking With Soul team to offer guests great trails, easy travel and loads of fun.

Time is your most precious commodity, which is why TREAD Experiences are schlep-free, giving you more time to focus on having fun and making the most of every moment.

Accommodation is premium level, trails are among South Africa’s finest and all transport to, from and throughout the experience is taken care of (included in your fee). We collect and return you and your bike to and from Johannesburg, you just have to pack your bag, relax and expect three days and three nights of mountain biking with soul…

Photo: Dino Lloyd

Experience world class trails with like minded folk, guided by experienced Tread staff. Photo: Dino Lloyd

 

TREAD Experience MTB World Cup 2014

You can either watch the UCI MTB World Cup in Pietermaritzburg this April, or you can LIVE it with the TREAD team! Introducing the next-level experience for mountain bikers.

Photo: Dino Lloyd

The world’s best riders start their race in South Africa, right on our doorstep in Pietermaritzburg. Photo: Dino Lloyd

 

Schedule

Thursday 10 April

  • Bike collection, Johannesburg

Friday 11 April

  • 05h00 Peugeot vehicles depart from Johannesburg
  • 10h15 Brunch at Coffeeberry Café, Cascades
  • 11h15 Track walk with Sean Badenhorst during DH & XCO practice
  • 13h00 Factory Teams Pit visit
  • 14h00 Lunch & downhill qualifying at VIP zone
  • 15h30 Depart to luxury accommodation (Granny Mouse Hotel & Spa) http://www.grannymouse.co.za/our-mouse-house/
  • 17h00 Bike check & Skills Clinic theory session with Sean Badenhorst
  • 18h00 Sundowners & schwag bag handover
  • 18h45 Dinner at Granny Mouse Hotel & Spa (special guest to join)
  • 20h30 Next-day briefing

Saturday 12 April

  • 06h00 Breakfast
  • 06h30 Depart for Howick trails
  • 07h00 Ride the incredible Howick trails, guided by Sean Badenhorst
  • 10h00 return to accommodation
  • 11h00 depart for Cascades World Cup Race Venue
  • 12h00 Lunch at VIP zone
  • 13h00 Watch Downhill finals
  • 18h00 Dinner in Pmb (special guest to join)
  • 20h30 Depart to accommodation

Sunday 13 April

  • 06h00 Breakfast
  • 06h30 Depart for Karkloof trails
  • 07h00 Ride the legendary Karkloof, trails guided by Sean Badenhorst
  • 10h00 return to accommodation
  • 11h00 depart for Cascades World Cup Race Venue
  • 12h00 Lunch at VIP zone
  • 13h00 Watch XCO finals
  • 18h00 Depart to accommodation
  • 19h15 Dinner at Granny Mouse Hotel & Spa (special guest to join)

Monday 14 April

  • 05h30 Breakfast
  • 06h30 Depart to Johannesburg
  • 11h30 Arrive in Johannesburg

Tuesday 15 April

  • Bike return, Johannesburg

Cost: R12 500 per person – includes all transport, transport, all meals, trail riding fees, World Cup entrance fees, skills tuition and trail guidance with Sean Badenhorst, transport of your bike to and from Pietermaritzburg from Johannesburg, washing and lubrication of your bike, mechanical back-up service and professional photographs of your experience.

Nino Schurter on his way to winning the Elite Cross Country World Championship. Photo: Dino Lloyd

Nino Schurter on his way to winning the Elite Cross Country World Championship. Photo: Dino Lloyd

 

Unique elements

  • Your guide throughout the experience is Sean Badenhorst, editor of TREAD magazine and Tread Skills Master Instructor
  • Track walk that gives you remarkable insight into the racing
  • Dinners with special guests (interesting/famous people from the mountain bike industry)
  • Guided access to top team pit areas for mechanic/rider insight
  • VIP zone access (includes unlimited food and drinks)
  • Premium schwag bag (contents from premium brands)
  • TREAD riding jersey
  • TREAD Experience jacket
  • Guided rides on two of South Africa’s top trails
  • Skills tuition from Sean Badenhorst, TREAD Skills Master Instructor
  • Professional photographs of your TREAD Experience

For more information, or to book, email Carmen here: carmen@treadmtb.co.za

Note: Numbers are limited to 8, first come, first served.

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