Stage 6

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Elite Men

Elite Women

Last Riders

Start

07:00

07:10

08:05

Spectator A

07:55

08:40

10:00

Spectator B

09:15

09:50

12:35

Spectator C

09:35

10:10

13:20

Finish

10:35

11:00

15:20

 *Predicted times only.

Spectator Point A: Kylemore Community

Heading over Helshoogte Pass, out of Stellenbosch and into the Banhoek Valley, fans will get a hint of the beautiful views the riders will be enjoying from much higher up on the slopes of Botmaskop. In the valley the spectator point in the Kylemore Community will attract fans in their droves as casual Saturday morning passers-by get sucked into excitement of the Absa Cape Epic. 

Kilometres into the stage: 23.5km
Distance from race village: 11km 

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FROM RACE VILLAGE (15min)

Kylemore Community from Stellenbosch University  Drive
Exit Stellenbosch University on Coetzenburg Street 150m
Turn RIGHT onto Van Riebeeck Street  170m
Turn LEFT onto Marais Road  600m
Take SECOND exit at Roundabout onto Cluver Road 650m
Turn RIGHT onto Helshoogte Pass  7.2km
Turn RIGHT onto Swart Street (Kylemore)  650m
Turn LEFT onto Kerk Street  300m
Turn RIGHT onto Rooi Street  500m
Turn LEFT and Arrive at Spectator Point A  
TOTAL DISTANCE: 10km  
 

Spectator Point B: Delvera Wines

On the slopes of Klapmutskop Delvera Wines hosts an outdoor village, complete with restaurant, trail centre, bike shop and school’s environmental education centre. For fans following the Absa Cape Epic the views from the lush green lawns provide glimpses of riders descending the stage’s Land Rover Technical Terrain in the distance. While the Dirtopia Café will be open, for coffees and meals, as will their kids play area. 

Website: www.delvera.co.za
Kilometres into the stage: 55km
Distance from race village: 13km 

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FROM RACE VILLAGE (15min)

FROM SPEC A-B (20min)

Delvera Estate from Stellenbosch University  Drive
Exit Stellenbosch University on Coetzenburg Street 150m
Turn RIGHT onto Van Riebeeck Street  170m
Turn LEFT onto Marais Road  600m
Take SECOND exit at Roundabout onto Cluver Road  650m
Turn LEFT onto Helshoogte Pass  2km
Turn RIGHT onto the R44  8.9km
Turn LEFT into Dirtopia Café  100m
Arrive at Spectator Point B  
TOTAL DISTANCE: 12.5km  
 

Spectator Point C: Delheim Wines

The third spectator point of the stage is hosted by Delheim Wine Estate. One of the founding members of the Stellenbosch Wine Route Delheim boasts old world charm. Fans will be able to relax under the old oak trees in the Garden Restaurant while watching riders traverse the Simonsberg Trails into the second last water point of the race. 

Website: www.delheim.com
Kilometres into the stage: 65km
Distance from race village: 15km 

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FROM RACE VILLAGE (10min)

FROM SPEC B-C (10min)

Delheim Wine Estate from Stellenbosch University  Drive
Exit Stellenbosch University on Coetzenburg Street 150m
Turn RIGHT onto Van Riebeeck Street  170m
Turn LEFT onto Marais Road  600m
Take SECOND exit at Roundabout onto Cluver Road  650m
Turn LEFT onto Helshoogte Pass  2km
Turn RIGHT onto the R44  6.7km
Turn RIGHT onto Knorhoek Road  1.1km
Turn LEFT - Direction Delheim Wine Estate  2.6km
Arrive at Spectator Point C  
TOTAL DISTANCE: 14km  
 

Spectator Point D: Muratie Wine Estate

The final spectator point is situated on a wine estate rich in heritage and history. Founded in 1685 and featuring class winning wines, the estate hosts the MOK art gallery, a fantastic intimate tasting room and a farm kitchen. Come and enjoy good food and savour the atmosphere as the riders pass by 56km into the stage on the Simonsberg Trails.

Website: http://www.muratie.co.za
Kilometres into the stage: 67km
Distance from race village: 13.2km 

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FROM RACE VILLAGE (10min)

FROM SPEC C-D (2min)

Muratie Wine Estate from Stellenbosch University  Drive
Exit Stellenbosch University on Coetzenburg Street 150m
Turn RIGHT onto Van Riebeeck Street  170m
Turn LEFT onto Marais Road  600m
Take SECOND exit at Roundabout onto Cluver Road  650m
Turn LEFT onto Helshoogte Pass  2km
Turn RIGHT onto the R44  6.7km
Turn RIGHT onto Knorhoek Road  1.1km
Turn LEFT - Direction Muratie Wine Estate 1.8km
Arrive at Spectator Point D  
TOTAL DISTANCE: 13.2km