Kakuzi Hills: 30Jun – 01Jul 2018

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  • Accommodation & meals are not available
  • 33 / 70 km routes – self supported – GPS required
  • Cyclists must be strong for 70km route!!
  • Intermediate MTB skills required
  • Conditions will be hot with considerable ascents
  • Click here for Google map to venue
About


Day Distance Start Navigation
Day 1 33 / 70 km 08:00 100% GPS Self Navigation
Day 2 0 / 0 / 0 km 08:00 100% course markings – GPS NOT REQUIRED

A FUN MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE across the Kakuzi Hills. A low level of physical fitness is sufficient to enjoy Day 2. The venue is only 90 minutes drive from Nairobi, ideal for a weekend of family camping.

LOW ALTITUDE & SMALL HILLS you should be reasonably fit to enjoy the adventure of Day 1. If you are not well trained you might struggle. Day 2 is for everybody from age 8 upwards.

TRAIL TERRAIN IS SMOOTH, with no technical sections, suitable for all skill levels. Thorns abound so tubeless tires filled with an extra dose of sealant is essential (Stan’s is best). In line with true adventures, participants MUST be self-sufficient for on ride nutrition, a single water station per day will be provided.

GPS ENABLED SELF-NAVIGATION is core to all RVO events. A GPS is required by each rider (or team) on Day 1 only.

GPS is not required for Day 2.

KENYA ROAD MAP is available for purchase from RVO; pre-loaded on a micro-SD chip ready for plugging into your Garmin GPS

SOLO RIDERS this is a solo event on both days.

MEDICAL SUPPORT a single ambulance staffed with a first aid crew provides support.

VEHICLE SUPPORT is not provided; only medical extraction will be provided

MECHANICAL  SUPPORT is not provided; please carry all spares and tools that you might require.