Mountain Bike Training Escapes at Dunstone

Save 10% on luxury B&B accommodation and receive cash back on MTB trail permits

Are you preparing to ride South Africa’s biggest mountain biking event, the ABSA Cape Epic 2020? Or perhaps you’ve committed yourself to another challenging mountain bike race as part of your New Year’s resolution to get fitter, faster and spend more time in the saddle?

Cape Epic Training WeekendThis year’s ABSA Cape Epic race features Wellington in four of the eight days of riding (Stages 4, 5, 6 and 7), making it the perfect training ground for intermediate to advanced mountain bikers. The Wild Boar Trails were designed by legendary local trail builder, Pieter van Wyk, who spent eight years working on the route for the Cape Epic itself.

In 2020, we’re offering serious mountain bikers some seriously special treatment when booking stays of two days or more at Dunstone Country House. Just 2km from the Wild Boar Trail centre, your sweet Dunstone deal comprises:

  • 10% off our standard online cost per night at any of our 4* B&B guest suites
  • A healthy picnic breakfast basket delivered to your door every night, so that you can leave bright and early for your training session the next morning and beat the heat
  • 100% cash back on your Wild Boar Trails day permit (value R70 per person)

To check availability and book your stay, simply email the Dunstone team at / or call us on: +27(0)21 864 1504

Don’t forget to ask for the ‘2-day MTB Training Special’ to receive your discounted rate.

Which trails will you master during training?

Sections of all of the routes below have been used during the ABSA Cape Epic, Nissan Trailseeker as well as other mountain biking events.

Wild Boar – 45km

Warthog – 38km

Porcupine – 26km

Hedgehog – 17km

Scouts Trail– 20km – this full route was used during the 2018 ABSA Cape Epic Time Trial.

Photo credit (banner image): Mark Sampson – Cape Epic / Sportzpics 

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