TransCape 2020 – Stage 5

Ah man, those exquisite #overberg plains … how can you not love them 💙

The @transcapemtb #Stage5 journey came as a climatic (spelling intended) culture shock to even those most hardened #Transcapers, with cold and rainy conditions settling in over the mountainous and beautiful #swellendam. Wet streets and grinding-paste dirt roads awaited the riders as they bombed through the ‘bread-basket of South Africa’, heading straight for the picturesque village of #Greyton.

Waterpoint cuisine was elevated to new levels by IrmarieVenter, with even the leading bunch enticed into stopping by the home-made French toast with bacon and banana. A long ascent lurked beyond WP1 though, with the #Riviersonderend river crossing just one of many natural obstacles obstruction en route.

A good 27 of 280km of rollicking trails and #gravel roads await as we timeline towards the #winelands, and some hard yards will test the field tomorrow as they head to #Houwhoek. You can be sure to experience another cracker segment of this ‘#MTB Journey across the Cape’,with loads of quality stories courtesy of the Team as well

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