Salama Hills (2) 16-17 May 2020

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 / 20 km Lite
  • Saturday 17:30 – 4x 5 km  (2 laps day + 2 laps night)
  • Sunday 07:30 – 40 km main / 25 km Lite
  • Youth teams 13-17 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Beer, BS & Massage 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 drive 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 provided by the Bike Shop, Karen

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