Entries open for the FNB Wines2Whales MTB events

Seen here:  Christoph Sauser in action during the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

Seen here: Christoph Sauser in action during the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events. PHOTO CREDIT: Volume Photography

For some February might be the month of love, but for the hardened mountain biking enthusiast February is when entries open for the much anticipated FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events.

Riders that participated at the 2014 events or that were placed on the 2014 waiting list can enter the FNB W2W MTB Adventure, Ride or Race on Monday, 16 February 2015 when entries open at 08:00.  Both riders in the team need to be on the 2014 database to register during the preferential period.

Public entries will open at 08h00 on Monday02 March 2015.

Entries are limited to 650 teams (1300 riders) per event and will be accepted on a first come first served basis.   Once the entry limit has been reached, riders will be placed on a waiting list.  Only paid entries are guaranteed a spot on the start line.

EVENT INFORMATION:  FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events 
Starting in the Winelands of Somerset West, riders crossed through (and over) 13 wineries, 26 private farms, six mountains, historic roads and mountain passes, nature conservation areas (including the Kogelberg Biosphere) before finishing within sight of the famous whales of Hermanus!
 

  • FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure:  Friday, 30 October 2015 – Sunday, 01 November 2015
  • FNB Wines2Whales MTB Ride:  Monday, 02 November 2015 – Wednesday, 04 November 2015
  • FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race:  Friday, 06 November 2015 – Sunday, 08 November2015

Stage One 

Start Venue:                   Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West)

Finish Venue:                 Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw)

Distance:                          72km

Stage Two 

Start Venue:                   Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw)

Finish Venue:                                 Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw)

Distance:                          67km 

Stage Three 

Start Venue:                   Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw)

Finish Venue:                 Onrus Caravan Park (just outside Hermanus)

Distance:                          74km

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Follow us on Twitter:  @w2wmtb

About FNB Wines2Whales:

FNB Business and FNB Private Wealth have made a joint commitment to sponsor the annual Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Events.

FNB’s ongoing strategy is to support local and community events that show the potential to grow. This sponsorship affirms our dedication to providing an experience that is beyond expectation, through a sport that continues to grow in popularity as one of the key activities in the South African sporting calendar. The annual FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Events are aligned to our belief that adventure is the heart of innovation and this is one of many platforms on which we seek to make a lasting connection with new and existing clients.

Contact

FNB Business- If your business is going far, we can help you get there.

Email: zak.sivalingum@fnb.co.za

FNB Private Wealth – We help you grow, manage, protect and enjoy your wealth.

Email: nsolomon@fnbprivateclients.co.za

For more information on the FNB Wines2Whales MTB events contact 083 760 3158, e-mail race@wines2whales.co.zaadventure@wines2whales.co.za or ride@wines2whales.co.za or visit www.wines2whales.co.za