Rustica Classico MTB Challenge

Distance: 60km | 40km | 20km (Mountain Biking)

31 Aug 2019, Sat @ 08:00, Cowhouse Market

Join us for our first MTB race in Spring @ Hazeldean Valley.
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Join us for our first MTB race in Spring @ Hazeldean Valley Mountain Bike Trails which are ideally situated right on the doorstep Pretoria East, riding distance from Silverlakes and surrounds. Come and enjoy some fresh air and exercise in the bushveld followed by well-earned, delicious food and drink at the Cowhouse Market.
Some jeep track and a lot of sinlgetrack but mostly flat. Truly an event for the whole family.

Previously known as the Moto Moto MTB Challenge

Enter here for the Rustica Classico Trail Challenge

What to expect

About the Turke Club & what they do

The Turke Club was established in 1989 by ex sports-men, who resolved to sow back all the years of pleasure that participation in sporting activities had given them. Thus, the Turke Club was created. Our main aim is raising support and awareness for disabled sport. We do this by participating in disabled sporting events as "able bodied" guests, raising funds and simply spending time with the disabled sports men and women.

Donations exceed R 740 000 during the past 23 years and we regularly participate in several activities involving disabled sports.

For more information please visit regarding the organization please visit our official webpage at


Dirty bikes, here we come! FREE QBike wash & Lube after the race

Free #QBike wash & lube to get your dusty bike clean before your club ride on Sunday from Q20

Biodegradable #Qbike lubricant, originated from the well-known Q20 Multi Purpose Lubricant Group will be on sale for R100 (RRP R130) at the event and can also be added to your cart when you enter online for the MotoMoto MTB Challenge

Norco Demo Rides

Norco Bicycles was founded in 1964 with the idea of getting more people on bicycles. Over the past 50 years this philosophy has moved from it's Canadian beginnings and can now be found in more than 25 countries. Norco as a business has always focused on the people. Cycling is at the root of Norco and being passionate about the products that we design and ride has made for continued innovation and world class products. 50 years and counting.

Back to basics nutrition

Back to Basics – Nutrition nutritional supplements are the result of 20 years research and offer the advantage of sustained energy release over a period of 4 to 5 hours vs traditional supplements that are sugar based [High GI] and provide energy for approximately one hour, followed by a feeling of exhaustion and hunger.

Race Detail

Distances, Entry Fees & Start Times

  • 60km – 07:00 – R220
  • 20km – 07:10 – R110
  • 40km – 08:00 – R170

The 20km will start before the 40km to prevent bottlenecks

  • Late entry’s on the day will be R30 extra
  • No Gate Entry fee

When: 31 August 2019, Saturday

Where: Cowhouse Market, click here for directions.

Entries close:

Online entries will close on the 30 minutes before the race starts, yes, our online entry system can accomodate this

You will still be able to enter on the day of the race, Saturday 31 August 2019 from 05:00 to 07:00 at the race venue for all distances. It will cost you R30 extra on race day.

Pre/Late Registrations:

Friday: 30 August 2019 @ Rustica Restaurant and Cocktail Terrace from 12h00 to 18h00.

Enjoy a Meal and Drink Special from Rustica while you are there!

Saturday: 31 August 2019 @ the Cowhouse Market from 05h00

General Info

  • Choice of  medal or Craft Beer to all finishers finishing before cut off. Cut off time 6 hrs from start of 60km Race
  • Price giving and lucky draw will start at 11h00 (Cowhouse Market stage)
  • Lucky draw to the riders that is present at draw.
  • Food and drinks available at the Cowhouse market
  • 2x nutritional points on the 60km route & 1 nutrition point on both the 40 & 20km routes
  • Race Briefing 15 Minutes before start of the race
  • Race directors decisions will be final
  • Disqualification: Unsportsmanlike conduct, Littering & Swearing

Route Profiles

65km (518hm) Route Profile

The 65km trail is designed for anyone who has done atleast a 40km ride or race before. It consists of loads of fast flowing single track, mostly flat and and a lot of fun. There will be 2 well stocked water points on route, roughly on the 20km & 40km mark.

40km (280hm) Route Profile

The 40km route is designed for the intermediate & weekend warrior riders. It's flat, fast & loads of fun, plenty of easy rideable single track. There will be one water-point on the route and the route will consist of 280hm. If you want to spend a Saturday ride with the family, this option is it.

20km (155hm) Route Profile

The 20km route is for our younger riders and beginner mountain bikers who just want to have some fun & share in the experience. The 20km route will only have 150hm and will consist of easy ridable single track & jeep track.

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Where and When?
Cowhouse Market
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