Hi W2W Riders
Ernest Hemingway wrote: "It is by riding
a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have
to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as
they actually are.”
There is no doubt around the success of the 2012 Contego Wines2Whales powered by Maserati and for this the W2W Team Thank and Congratulate
every rider who took part! Your contribution and enthusiasm towards the
event is invaluable and forms the essence of the event! We hope that
you take away fantastic memories of the routes, race village and
camaraderie that make up the Wines2Whales!
Please read on for information regarding the 2013 event, aswell as to view the W2W Adventure and Race in video and pictures !
We are delighted to announce the W2W dates for 2013 as follows:
Adventure: 01-03 November 2013
Race: 08-10 November 2013
Entries Open: 14 February 2013.
remember that there is a preferential entry period of 2 weeks for 2012
riders and waiting list riders. Please note that this is on a first come
first served basis for as long as entries are still available within
the 2 week period.
W2W in the Media
Newsport Media team did an outstanding job of capturing the Contego
Wines2Whales! The photos and daily highlights videos really encapsulate
the beauty of the routes and atmosphere of the race. Both the Adventure
and the Race got great coverage in the press and social media, keeping
supporters and the public well informed.
Please see below for all the media links:
All the highlights videos can be found on ACTIONHUB.TV
A selection of photos are available on the W2W FACEBOOK page aswell as on the WEBSITE
Photos can be viewed and purchased from JETLINE ACTION PHOTO
To read the W2W Adventure Race Report click here
To read the W2W Race Race Report click here
you looking for a new MTB challenge for 2013? Check out the other
events that are presented by the W2W partners, Stillwater Sport and MTB
Ride the Rock, a 3 day MTB race in
the awesome Cederberg is up next from the 8th to the 10th February 2013.
Sanddrif Resort is host to the Race Village and provides riders with
the perfect location to relax under the trees alongside the river after
riding some of the best routes in the country!
Ride the Rock is more than just another MTB stage race, it is an experience that will be remembered for life!
Entries are open and are filling up fast so be sure not to miss out in 2013!
To find out more and enter visit www.cederbergevents.co.za
The 7 day Cape Country Tour
takes riders from the Houw Hoek Inn in Elgin down to Knysna and
culminates in the participation of the 50km/80km course of the Pick n
Pay Knysna Oyster Festival MTB Race. Tour dates for 2013 are 01-07 July
For more information visit www.mtb-adventures.co.za
Stillwater Sport & Entertainment
We value your input so please send us any feedback you may have from the 2012 Contego Wines2Whales!
Thanks again for your support, see you in 2013!
The W2W TEAM.