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.
CHALLENGING TRAIL TERRAIN with steep climbs / descents and technical sections.
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 participants 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 and sharp rocks 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