ROUTES AFFECTED Cycling SA’s KZN Summer Series for Men

ROUTES AFFECTED Cycling SA’s KZN Summer Series for Men

Cycling SA’s KZN Summer Series returns to the province in 2017

Cycling SA’s KZN Summer Series returns to the province in 2017 with the focus this time on the men’s races. It will take place in Pietermaritzburg on 25 and 26 March 2017.

The structure of the races (and the series) allows for a wide variety of entry: Elite; U23; Junior; Club or Development squads, and the barrier to entry is very minimal, with the entry fee being free. The Series will comprise of two separate races (with individual prize money) which make up a series, meaning that entrants will take part in both races in order to earn points towards overall prizes.

The first race will be 90km in distance and take place at 12h30 on Saturday 25 March. To view the route map, click here: http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=ywmbctovdtsiicdf.

The second race will be 135km in distance (105km for Juniors) and will begin at 08h30 on Sunday 26 March. To view the route map, click here: http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=fxjizmkzmjsirigp

 

About Africa’s Bike City – PIETERMARITZBURG

As part of the ongoing UCI Bike City Project in conjunction with KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport & Recreation and Msunduzi Municipality, the 2017 KZN Summer Series for Men is added to a multitude of world-class cycling events hosted by the city since 2010.

Pietermaritzburg, Africa’s Bike City, has become known as the leader in hosting prestigious internationally acclaimed events. Over the past seven years in particular, Pietermaritzburg has hosted the 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cups, 2009 and 2011 UCI BMX Supercross World Cups, 2011 and 2013 Msunduzi Road Challenge (UWCT qualifier event), 2010 UCI BMX World Championships, 2012 UWCT Final (Masters Road World Championships), 2013 UCI Mountain Bike Masters World Championships, 2013 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships, 2014 UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships and the 2015 and 2016 UCI Para-cycling Road World Cups.