Gravel & Dirt Sundowner Series

Join the Gravel & Dirt Sundowner Series for a chance to triumph! This enjoyable bi-weekly MTB ride covers approximately 24 km and welcomes participants of all skill levels.

Complete a minimum of 6 sundowners, and you’ll earn a distinctive commendation during the final prize-giving ceremony. Your ranking will be determined by your 6 most outstanding race results out of the total 8, using a points system.

Not only will you be competing for glory, but your participation will also contribute to the advancement, empowerment, and promotion of cycling in Namibia. A portion of your entry fee will be dedicated to this noble cause.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to ride, compete, and support the cycling community in Namibia. Join us for the Gravel & Dirt Sundowner Series and experience the thrill of being part of a remarkable event!

Gravel & Dirt Sundowner Series Info

Entry Fees

Venue

Venue:
Start & Finish – Turn on to  the Otjihase mine road – park just past the security gate/ boom – you will clearly see Hollard gazebos and banners.
The start matt will be on the main road in a northern direction towards the mine.
The finish matt will be next to the main road opposite the start matt.

Starting Times

  • 16:15 until 17:30 (Starts will close at 17h30 strictly)
  • Cut off 19:00

General Rules

  • No formal entry process
  • Indemnities must be signed before the start of the race
  • E-Bikes will be allowed but will not be part of the series ranking
  • No rider will be allowed to provide assistance to another rider in the form of slip, pulling or pushing, doing so will result in a disqualification or minimum time penalty of 10 minutes
  • Shortcuts will results in a disqualification from series
  • TT Bars not allowed
  • No littering allowed

Procedures

  • Arrive at the venue
  • Collect your refreshment voucher
  • Sign your indemnity (Provide name, surname and your tag nr)
  • NB!! Please do not stand around waiting for other riders to form groups
  • Start your ride
  • When your race is finished, enjoy a free drink sponsored by Hollard

Age Restriction

  • 13 years of age on 31st of December
  • Younger riders to be accompanied by adults

Route Info

  • Jeep Track & Tarred road
  • Distance: 25km (13km tarred road & 12km Jeep track)

Rankings

  • Series winners will be awarded at the Gravel & Dirt Awards
  • 6 Best race results out of 8 based on a points system will determine the ranking
  • Minimum of 6 races must be completed
  • Should 2 or more riders end up with an even amount of points after 6 races, the following rules will be applicable to determine the winner: 1st – Most races complete, 2nd Most nr of highest positions and 3rd Highest position in final or last race.

Gravel & Dirt Sundwoner Series Race Calendar

10 April 2024
G&D Sundowner Ride
Heja Lodge, Windhoek
24 April 2024
G&D Sundowner Ride
Heja Lodge, Windhoek
15 May 2024
G&D Sundowner Ride
Heja Lodge, Windhoek
29 May 2024
G&D Sundowner Ride
Heja Lodge, Windhoek
7 August 2024
G&D Sundwoner Ride
Heja Lodge, Windhoek
21 August 2024
G&D Sundwoner Ride
Heja Lodge, Windhoek
4 September 2024
G&D Sundwoner Ride
Heja Lodge, Windhoek
18 September 2024
G&D Sundwoner Ride
Heja Lodge, Windhoek