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Paarl Rotary


Hugenote Primary School
Gen Hertzhog Blvd, Wellington


Jan 22 2023


6:00 am - 1:00 pm

Winelands Cycle Race: Third Party Event

Please note this event is not organised by the Pedal Power Association. The Winelands Cycle Race event is a Third Party Event supported by the PPA.

The Winelands Cycle Race, a seeding race for the 2023 Cape Town Cycle Tour, takes place on Sunday, 22 January 2023, starting and finishing at Huguenote Primary in Wellington. The race will take place on a route along the Berg River from Wellington via Hermon and Riebeek West and back to Wellington. It will be an excellent race to help you gear up and improve your seeding for the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2023. Proceeds of the race go to Paarl Rotary projects focusing on early childhood and youth development. Refreshments and a bike park will be available at the finish

DATE: 22 January 2023

VENUE: Huguenote Primary School, Wellington


Short Race: 52 km – 08h00 – R260

Long Race: 102 km – 06h00 – R350


ENTRIES CLOSE: Monday, 16 January 2023 at 17h00.

LATE ENTRIES: Late entries will be accepted at the Race Number Collection points on Friday and Saturday

Late entry fees will be R450 for the long race and R310 for the short race


Friday, 20 January 2023: 14:00 to 17:00 at Bicycle Garage, Frater Square, 40 Main Street, Paarl.

Saturday, 21 January 2023: 09:00 to 11:30 at Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust Office, 65 Avenue de Mist, Rondebosch.

Saturday, 21 January 2023: 13:00 to 16:00 at Chris Willemse. Cycles, Willowbridge, Durbanville.

Sunday, 22 January 2023: 05h00 at the Fontein Street Venue entrance.


52 km Short Race

Starting at the Huguenote Primary School, riders will be taken through Wellington via the Old Hermon road to the Old Leather Factory on the R44. Turn left at the Old Leather Factory, passing over the traffic lights on Main Road and turn right at the second set of traffic lights onto the Lady Loch road. After crossing the Lady Loch Bridge riders turn right towards the R45. At the R45, a right turn will take riders out towards Malmesbury. The short route will meet and merge with the long route at Slent (Voorpaardeberg) road where they will turn left, thereafter following the same route as the 102km route via Vryguns and Windmeul and back to Wellington, finishing in Piet Retief. A marshalled neutral zone will assist in riders returning to the Huguenot Primary School via Blou Vlei and Gen Hertzog Blvd.

Waterpoint 1 – 20.99km

Waterpoint 2 – 38.7 km

Waterpoint 3 – 47.05 km

102 km Long Race

It is for more experienced riders and will be a seeding race for the Cape Town Cycle Tour. The route takes riders to Hermon, Riebeek West and Voor Paardeberg (Slent Road) and then back to Wellington on the R44.

Starting at the Huguenote Primary school, riders will be taken through Wellington and onto the Old Herman Road where they will turn right onto the R44 at the Old leather factory towards Hermon. After turning off the R44 onto the R46 the route will pass Hermon and Riebeeck Kasteel to climb over Bothmanskloof Pass followed by a long downhill to meet the R45 where they will turn left towards Paarl. The route turns right onto Slent(Voorpaardeberg) road to meet Vryguns where it turns left towards Windmeul on the R44. A left turn onto the R44 takes riders back to Wellington, passing through the new traffic lights at the R44 / R45. After crossing the Berg river riders will continue on Champagne to the Cemetery before turning left onto Piet Retief, where they will cross the finish line in Piet Retief. A marshalled neutral zone will assist in riders returning to the Huguenot Primary School via Blou Vlei and Gen Hertzog Blvd.

Waterpoint 1 – 28.59 km

Waterpoint 2 – 39.48 km

Waterpoint 3 – 63.71 km

Waterpoint 4 – 70.34 km

Waterpoint 5 – 87.95 km

Waterpoint 6 – 96.30 km


Route Enquiries – Paarl Rotary

Dave Moss

082 575 4063

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Hourly Schedule

Monday, 16 January 2023

17h00 -
Online Entries Close

Friday, 20 January 2023

14h00 - 17h00
Registration & Late Entries
Bicycle Garage, Laborie Centre, Paarl

Saturday, 21 January 2023

09h00 - 12h00
Registration & Late Entries
Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust Office, 65 Avenue de Mist, Rondebosch
13h00 - 16h00
Registration & Late Entries
Chris Willemse. Cycles, Willowbridge, Durbanville

Sunday, 22 January 2023

06h00 -
Long Race start
102 km
08h00 -
Short Race Start
52 km
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