Salama Hills (2) 25-26 May 2019

Salama Hills (2) introduces a new race format with day & night racing; an evening stage of 5 km starting at 17:30 with 2 laps by day + 2 laps by night.

  • Saturday 07:30 – 40 km main / 25 km Lite
  • Saturday 17:30 – 4x 5 km  (2 laps day + 2 laps night)
  • Sunday 07:30 – 35 km main / 20 km Lite
  • Beer & BS available all weekend.

Good level of physical fitness with average technical skills are sufficient, this weekend event is designed for racing fun and family camping.

About

RVO Salama Hills

 

VENUE: hosted on the beautiful Stanley Dairy Ranch, Ulu – 2 km south of Salama Town on Mombasa highway. Expected driving time from JKIA is 2 hours for 75 km . The campsite is 3 km off the highway. (Google map)

LOW ALTITUDE & BIG HILLS will exert considerable cardio-vascular demands on all participants. If you are not well trained you can ride as gently as you please, your enjoyment is key.

UNDULATING TRAIL TERRAIN with a minimum of technical sections. Whistling thorns abound on stage 2 so tubeless tires filled with an extra dose of sealant is essential (Stan’s is best).

GPS ENABLED SELF-NAVIGATION is core to all RVO events. A Garmin GPS is required by each rider (or team) to self-navigate, there are no course markings on this adventure.

INTERVAL START teams will start off at 3 minute intervals in reverse seed order (fastest last)

WATER POINTS a single water point per stage. In line with true adventures, participants should be self-sufficient for on ride nutrition.

MEDICAL SUPPORT a paramedic will be in camp to 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.

TUBELESS WITH SEALANT whistling thorns abound on stage 2 so tubeless tires filled with an extra dose of sealant is essential (Stan’s is best).

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