From Msinsi, riders proceed up the tar and then onto district dirt roads.
We head up a few hills to split the riders before the single track starts.
After riding through some traditional homes and past the Bongampilo Creche, we start to get the first of the dam side trails, all the way to the top of the dam.
Down the north side of the dam, riders will experience some of the best trails in SA, with mainly single track all the way to the bridge below the dam.
Along this section, riders will be treated to winding single track through natural bush, just meters from the waters edge, with stunning views across the dam.
Passing eNanda Adventures, the last bit of single track takes us to the bridge below the dam wall. Click here for 80km route.Click here for 80km route profile.
From Inanda Dam Msinsi Resort the 40km continues up Ngwele Road turning off to the left to the school.
The route climbs up to top of Inanda dam wall before descending down to the road crossing at Inanda Dam Wall Bridge.
Continue on and off the road next to the river, crossing over Molweni Causeway and Island Rapid and onto what will be one of the best surprises of the race this year.
This section of the race will see some of the most focused in terms of new routes, with the Mango crossing being eliminated, bringing you to Silver pipes bridge.
Continue on dirt road along river to join our golf ball alley single track, and continuing on the Northern side of the river to the SPCA, avoiding the river crossing under the N2.
From here, proceed on new trails to Connaught bridge and onto the Bird Park single track, all the way to the Mangroves, to cross on the new pedestrian bridge.
You finally emerge on the South bank of Blue Lagoon and proceed to the finish line at Kingfisher Club. Click here for 40km route.Click here for 40km route profile.
Job well done!
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