BESTMED JOCK CLASSIC PRESENTED BY RUDY PROJECT: 1 DAY – 3 STAGES – 154KM – 2900M ASCENT

  The 2018 edition of the Bestmed Jock Cycle Classic Presented by Rudy Project, which is an official premier seeding event for the Cape Town Cycle Tour, takes place on 14 July 2018 on the traditional route between Nelspruit, White River and Sabie. Entries limited to 800 riders.

THE 2018 STAGES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • Stage 1: Nelspruit – White River: 48.5km
  • Stage 2: White River – Sabie (via Spitskop): 45km
  • Stage 3: Sabie – Nelspruit (via Long Tom Pass): 62km

TOTAL ASCENT: 2900 METRES

STAGE 1:

  • First batch start at Mbombela Stadium at 06h30 thereafter at five minute intervals
  • Left at circle (0,5 km)
  • Third outlet at circle (2 km)
  • Straight through circle (4,5 km)
  • Left at turn-off onto N4 towards Komatipoort (5,5km)
  • Left turn onto N4 (5,8 km)
  • Left entry onto N4 from Nelsville (14,8 km)
  • Turn left at Karino turn-off onto R538 (21,3km)
  • Robot to Kayamazane (21.9 km)
  • Waterpoint {1} [Lekweti] (31 km)
  • Straight through circle at Kruger National Airport (32,4km)
  • Turn left at Themba turn-off (35,5km)
  • Turn right at turn-off (35,7 km)
  • Hotspot (36,8 km)
  • Turn right towards the Winkler Hotel (39,9km)
  • KOM (42 km)
  • Turn left towards Casterbridge (42,7km)
  • Second outlet at Casterbridge circle (44,4km)
  • Turn right onto Kiepersol drive (46 km)
  • Turn right into William Lynn ave (46,5 km)
  • Turn left into Danie Joubert ave at Garage (48,2 km)
  • End of stage in Danie Joubert ave (48,5km)
  • Cyclists move to Rob Ferreira school on own steam for Breakfast

STAGE 2:

  • First batch start at 09h30 from Rob Ferreira School into Danie Joubert street
  • Turn left at Garage into Impala Drive (0,5km)
  • Turn right into Witrivier/Sabie rd. (2 km)
  • SERIOUS STRETCH OF POTHOLES (4 TO 6 km)
  • Hotspot (15,6 km)
  • Waterpoint [2] (23,8 km)
  • KOM & Waterpoint [3] on top of Spitskop (30,5 km)
  • Turn left into Sabie (44,8 km)
  • End of second stage & waterpoint [4] (45 km)
  • Cyclists move to Sabie primary school on own steam for lunch

STAGE 3:

  • First Batch start at 13h30 from Sabie primary school in 7th ave
  • Cyclists turn left into Trichard street (0,2 km)
  • Turn right at woodsman (0,3km)
  • Turn left at Main rd towards Longtom Pass (0,5 Km)
  • Turn left at turn off to Mbombela and waterpoint [5) (9.1 km)
  • KOM 13,2 (km)
  • Waterpoint [6] (31.3 km)
  • Hotspot (45,2 km)
  • Waterpoint [7] (48,8 km)
  • Pass through traffic circle (57,2 km)
  • Second outlet at circle into Nelspruit (57,5 km)
  • Left at traffic circle (60 km)
  • Right at traffic circle (61,5)
  • Finish at Mbombela Stadium & waterpoint [8] (62km)

CUT-OFF AND PRIZE GIVING:

The cut-off in Nelspruit is at 17:30 and prize giving will take place at 16:00.

ENTRY FEE:

3-stage: R895 There are no 1 or 2 stage options this year for the Jock Classique. R10 of every entry is donated to the Cancer Association of South Africa.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:

  • Jock long sleeved shirt
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Tog bag vehicles (please note your tog bag has to be on the tog bag vehicles 15 minutes prior to each stage start)
  • High 5 nutritional supplements

REGISTRATION:

The Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit will play host to registration for the Jock Classic on Friday 13 July:

Jock Cycle Classic registration: 08h00 – 20h00.

 

OFFICIAL VEHICLE PARTNER:

NTT Toyota and Produkta Nissan are the official vehicle partners to the Jock and have made more than 20 vehicles available to the organization.

TOG BAG VEHICLES:

Tog bag vehicles will be available to transport rider’s tog bags between stages. Please note that riders are only allowed one tog bag. The tog bag vehicles will be parked adjacent to the Food Service area at every stage finish. Please note your tog bag has to be on the tog bag vehicles 15 minutes prior to each stage start.

WITH EVERY JOCK MEDAL WORN, AGAIN A CYCLIST IS BORN!

For further enquiries email eventsupport@asgevents.co.za

START TIMES

*Junior Men will start at stage two with the Elite and U/23 Men.

Bestmed Jock Classic 2018 Starting Times
Stage 1
prefix start_time category
$ 06h30 Elites and U/23 Men
VA 06h35    Vet Men (30-39)
VB 06h40      Vet Men (40-49)
VC 06h45      Vet Men (50-59)
% 06h50 Elite Ladies
TL 07h00 Tandem
TB 07h00 Tandem
AL 07h05 Open/Seeded
BL 07h10    Open/Seeded
CL 07h15 Open/Seeded
DL 07h20 Open/Seeded
Stage 2
prefix start_time category
$ 09h30 Elites, U/23 and Junior Men
VA 09h35    Vet Men (30-39)
VB 09h40      Vet Men (40-49)
VC 09h45      Vet Men (50-59)
% 09h50 Elite Ladies
TL 10h00 Tandem
TB 10h00 Tandem
AL 10h05  Open/Seeded
BL 10h10    Open/Seeded
CL 10h15 Open/Seeded
DL 10h20 Open/Seeded
Stage 3
prefix start_time category
$ 13h00 Elites, U/23 and Junior Men
VA 13h05 Vet Men (30-39)
VB 13h10 Vet Men (40-49)
VC 13h15 Vet Men (50-59)
% 13h20 Elite Ladies
TL 13h30 Tandem
TB 13h30 Tandem
AL 13h35 Open/Seeded
BL 13h40 Open/Seeded
CL 13h45 Open/Seeded
DL 13h50 Open/Seeded