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Embark on the Epic B-well Around the Pot Race in Swellendam

Get ready to embark on an epic cycling journey at the B-well Around the Pot Race, Swellendam

Embark on the Epic B-well Around the Pot Race in Swellendam, happening on the 26th and 27th of July 2024. This event, known as SA’s Greatest Gravel Race, offers four thrilling distances: the 25 Miler (40 km), 60 Miler (98 km), 100 Miler (160 km), and the challenging 200 Miler (321 km) route.

The Ride of a Lifetime The excitement begins on Friday evening with the 200 Miler route, a gruelling 24-hour gravel ride covering 321 km. The following morning, riders depart from Swellendam for a 100-mile journey (160 km) towards the majestic Potberg mountain. After crossing the Malgas ferry in a 45-minute neutral zone, cyclists complete the final 60 km stretch back to Swellendam, where the Gravel King and Queen are crowned each year. For those seeking shorter challenges, there’s the 60 Miler (98 km) ride and a fun 25 Miler (40 km) through the picturesque Bontebok National Park.

The Ride of a Lifetime The excitement begins on Friday evening with the 200 Miler Route

A Well-Organized Adventure Participants can expect a superbly organized event with enticing goodie bags, well-stocked water points, and breathtaking scenery along the route. At the Malgas ferry, every rider receives a roosterkoek, followed by a finisher hamburger prepared by Swellendam High & Primary Schools. The event hub at Swellendam Showgrounds offers safe parking, security, chill zones, and showers, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for all riders.

Prepare for the ultimate cycling adventure and be part of South Africa's premier gravel race.

Supporting Community and Charity Beyond the thrill of cycling, the B-well Around the Pot race is committed to supporting the community, local schools, and charities in a positive manner. By participating, riders contribute to a meaningful cause while indulging in their passion for cycling.

Quotes from Enthusiasts “Ride as much or as little, as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” – Eddy Merckx

“Training is like fighting with a gorilla. You don’t stop when you’re tired. You stop when the gorilla is tired.” – Greg Henderson

Join the Adventure Prepare for the ultimate cycling adventure and be part of South Africa’s premier gravel race. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a beginner, there’s a route tailored for your skill level. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience filled with challenges, camaraderie, and the stunning landscapes of Swellendam.

For more information and registration, visit B-well Around the Pot’s official website or contact the team at info@aroundthepot.co.za Ride on!

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