The Dr Evil Classic is a 3 day stage MTB race in Plettenberg Bay.
We are very happy to announce that the Plettenberg Bay Municipality & Western Cape Health Department have given the go-ahead for the CCPP Group Dr Evil Classic to run. That being said, the event will be fully COVID compliant, with the health and safety of riders always at the forefront of planning.
The Dr Evil Classic 3-day stage race will be 9 years old this year and has become the best reason to head to the Garden Route on the Heritage Day weekend. Each stage of the three-day event will be unique.
Dates: 23-25 September 2021
Venue: Plett Game Reserve, Kurland and Cairnbrogie
THE ENTRY FEE IS R4,100.00 FOR A SOLO RIDERS AND R8700.00 PER TEAM
STAGE 1 – PLETTENBERG BAY GAME RESERVE
Day 1 strikes a fine balance of single track and jeep track in mountain bike heaven. The first stage leaves from Plett Game Reserve with wildlife such as zebras, wildebeest and even elephants on view from the bike, then you head out for a scenic 70km mountain ride.
STAGE 2 – KURLAND HOTEL AND POLO ESTATE
Day 2 is a distance is 45.3km (884m elevation), in order for riders also doing the Lions Karoo to Coast to save their legs. It starts at Kurland Hotel and Polo Estate and is mostly made up of indigenous and plantation forest.
STAGE 3 – CAIRNBROGIE DAIRY FARM
Day 3 is a distance of 51km (789m elevation). starting at Cairnbrogie Dairy Farm with its renowned network of single track along a coastline which forms part of the Robberg Coastal Corridor. Riders will enjoy a day of riding with magnificent coastal views, fynbos as well as some superb single track action.