Y2Karoo MTB Stage Race


The 2nd edition of the Y2Karoo will take place on the weekend of the 7-9 August 2015. The event will once again be hosted by the Colesberg high School. The race will be held over 3 stages. We have made some amazing new route changes. Even more jeeptrack and singletrack can be expected. Once again the event will have no cut-off times. You can take your time through the beautiful Karoo scenery.

Stage 1 (7th Aug)

Start time 16h00. This is a 25km sun downer stage. Nothing like finishing a ride into the Karoo sunset. This stage will take place through the Skietberg MTB Trail. You will be riding through the most amazing Karoo “koppies”. The entire route will consist of jeeptrack and singletrack.

Y2Karoo Stage 1

Y2Karoo Stage 1

Stage 2 (8th Aug)

Start time 09h00. This is a 72km stage and will take you through beautiful Karoo farms. This is the day you will be doing the most climbing. You will be going through a section called Jurassic Park. This is a 15km stretch of mountain bike heaven

Y2Karoo Stage 2

Y2Karoo Stage 2

Stage 3 (9th Aug)

Start time 09h00. This is an 84km stage once again taking you through more beautiful farms. You will be riding along the Oorlogsport river. River crossings can be expected.

Y2karoo stage 3

Y2karoo stage 3

Get ready for an unforgettable experience.

Entries and registration


Longer tour: 25km, 72km, 84km

  • Mens teams     R3000.00 per team (R1500.00 per rider)
  • Ladies teams:   R3000.00 per team (R1500.00 per rider)
  • Mixed teams    R3000.00 per team (R1500.00 per rider)
  • Solo men           R1500.00 per rider
  • Solo Ladies        R1500.00 per rider


Shorter tour: 25km, 43km, 44km (for u/16, juniors, open)

  • Solo entries only: R1500.00 per rider (men and ladies)

Included in your entry fee you will receive free hostel accommodation as well as all your meals. We will add a list of guesthouses if you prefer not to stay in  the hostel. Karoo people are renowned for their hospitality as well as the best lamb in the world. You will certainly not go home hungry after all the lekker potjiekos and braaivleis.

Registration will take place from 13h00 on Friday 7th August 2015.


  1. Can we camp on the schools grounds as its my wife and I ridding but we have 3 kids to bring along, what would the extra costs be for them to just be there as support and visitors please,

  2. Hi Sean – you could call Keith on 082 495 9673 to find out, but I am sure it wont be a problem.

  3. Looks very promising.

  4. Looking forward to it

  5. Looks great! Gotta find a partner and go for it.
    From Durbs !

  6. Martin De la Rey

    where do we enter?

  7. You can call Keith on 082 495 9673 – he will send you the entry form.

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