The Trans Afrika
The Trans Afrika is an unsupported Adventure Bicycle Race from Beitbridge to Cape Town South Africa.
Riders are autonomous and not bound to one fixed route; they must only visit the mandatory checkpoints below. Riders must not use the N1 N2 N3 and N4 during the race.
There is no minimum kit list; the rules only serve to prohibit outside assistance and provide a level playing field.
Resupply is permitted at commercially available services only.
The race will have a peloton ride from Beit Bridge on Saturday the 2nd of September at 15h00. The race will start on Sunday the 3rd 2017 at 03h00 from Messina.
Watch our Trans Afrika Bike Race 2015 video below. From Beit Bridge to Cape Town, covering 2800 kms, this is the toughest cycling in Afrika
Purchase your ICE ID Band and help raise funds for Qhubeka
Massive Events has teamed up with Qhubeka to bring you this bracelet that is a must for all cyclists.
MASSIVE care about cyclists and want to ensure that when minutes matter (in the case of an accident) that you have your Emergency Contact Info on you!
When you purchase this band, R30 will be donated to Qhubeka (www.qhubeka.org) the well-known organisation that makes a difference to the lives of children in South Africa by providing them with bicycles to ride to school.
We highly recommend that you consider adding this info to the engraving lines available:
Line 1: NAME AND SURNAME
Line 2: Emergency Contact NAME AND SURNAME ie ICE JOE BLOGGS
Line 3: Emergency Contact NUMBER ie ICE 082 123 1234
Line 4: Medical Aid Name: ie DISCOVERY MED
Line 5: Medical Aid Number ie # 123456789
Line 6: Allergies/Meds/Blood Type ie NO ALLERGIES, 0 POS
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