A BMW Customer Event...

The longest-running and BEST Riding BMW GS Event in South Africa; hosted by Sabie Valley Rider Academy, a certified BMW Partner & Training facility.

The Annual Sabie GS Challenge will take place at Misty Mountain, situated on the Long Tom Pass between the towns of Sabie & Lydenburg in Mpumalanga.

A weekend of motorcycling we request the participant arrive on their BMW GS Motorcycle carrying all their overnight and /or camping gear.

Explore some of the Lowveld's best routes...

PARTICIPATION GUIDE 2019

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FRIDAY FOREST RIDE...

A scenic forest ride that will accommodate all riders

SATURDAY ROUTES...

GREEN ROUTE...An easy going route to enjoy the scenery and lots of photo ops

RED ROUTE...For the more experience rider looking for a challenge, expect some technical sections

BLACK ROUTE...This will branch off the Red Route; it is being designed by 'Technical Thomas' so except the worst! His dastardly eye will seek out some really technical terrain for you to test your skills and your GS capabilities. ONLY FOR EXPERIENCED RIDERS WHO HAVE DONE SOME ADVANCED TRAINING. Knobbly tyre are a prerequisite for this route.

** 'BLACK ROUTE FINISHERS' CAP WILL ONCE AGAIN BE UP FOR GRABS**

** AGAIN A BLACK ROUTE DAWN RIDE **


GS SKILLS CHALLENGES...

Conducted throughout the weekend. Novice & experienced riders will be catered for and are encouraged to participate


GS SKILLS CHALLENGE 2019

TROPHIES...For the top 3 skills challenge finishers

PRIZES...For the top 3 skills challenge finishers, top Lady, photo competition & SPOT prizes

NOTE - Riders affiliated to BMW dealerships & event sponsors can win the challenge titles but not the sponsored prizes


COST...

EVENT in CAMPING...R3200.00 each per rider / pillion / part participant

EVENT in CHALET ACCOMMODATION SHARING...R4200.00 each per rider / pillion / part participant


· ITINERARY ·

Subject to change without notice

THURSDAY 4 APRIL 2019

14H00 Misty Mountain event site opens.

14h00-18h00 participants to register / check in / pitch tents / etc...

All participants to register by 18h00

18h30 WELCOME, overall event, Fridays events briefing and dinner (NO late dinners will be served)

Bar closes 23h00


FRIDAY 5 APRIL 2019

05h00 Black Route Dawn Ride

06h00 Skills Challenges

07h00-08h00 Breakfast

08h00 Friday Forest Ride

11h30-13h30 "Picnic Lunch" on the route including a 'Skills Challenge'

15h00 Skills challenges

18h30 Saturdays events briefing & dinner (NO late dinners will be served)

Bar closes 23h00


SATURDAY 6 APRIL 2019


**BMW GS Trophy 2019 Regional Qualifier** - https://goo.gl/forms/UVctoSGYOqn2D57i2


06h00 Skills Challenges

07h00-08h00 Breakfast

08h00 Green, Red & Black routes depart

11h30-13h30 "Picnic Lunch" on the route including a 'Skills Challenge'

15h00 Skills challenges

18h30 Gala Dinner & Prize Giving (NO late dinners will be served)


SUNDAY 7 APRIL 2019

06h00-08h00 Breakfast

10h00 Participants to depart

REMEMBER TO SETTLE YOUR BILL AND LEAVE YOUR CHALET KEYS


· DETAILS ·

Including & Excluding


WE SUPPLY

3 Nights accommodation or camping

3 Three course dinners

3 Breakfast

2 "Picnic Lunches" on the routes

Navigation pack - GPS Routes / Tracks emailed prior to the event

A Motocross Style Shirt & sticker as a keepsake

Cash bar (Please specify preferred brands & flavours on the entry form to avoid disappointment, if you don't order it we won't stock it)v

Technical back up & medical back up on standby - both for your own account

Tyre service provider at the event. Pre-orders will be available

Green, Red & Black Routes


YOU SUPPLY

BMW Motorcycle - licensed BMW dual purpose motorcycles ONLY

Tent / sleeping equipment / towel - if applicable

Clothing / toiletries / swimming towel / camera / torch or head lamp / cellular phone & charger / chronic medication

Riding gear in good repair / boots that protect the ankle / hydro pack

GPS (If you don't have a GPS you will need to team up with someone who does as the routes are not marked)

Fuel

Cash for the cash bar - strictly no tabs / accounts will be allowed


·TO BOOK ·

BANK DETAILS - TWL Bohm T/A Sabie Valley Rider Academy, FNB, Riverside Nelspruit 256405, Current Account 62001033844, Ref GS & your surname.

Note save your proof of payment in PDF or Image or Document format to be able to attach your payment to the NEW ON LINE entry form. MAX 100MB

Once you have made your payment, please follow this link HERE to complete the participation registration process

Entries close on Friday 8th March 2019

No refunds after 8th March 2019

No place swapping unless arranged with the organisers and all the necessary entry form / indemnities, contact info and medical details are received.

NO swapping after Monday 01 April 2019

It is for the participant to make sure their entry form and payment has been received & confirmed

ONLY once you have received confirmation & a participation number is your participation confirmed

If you have not booked, have paid, received your confirmation & number...DO NOT COME!!!

Not even on the rides or dinners or just for a drinks to say "HELLO" as it is not fair to those who have paid in full


· RULES & REGS ·

By Paying you agree - The Participant takes part in a Fun Ride (THE FUN RIDE IS NOT A RACE) entirely at his/her own risk and the organisers, its members, employees, contractors or agents are not liable for any damage suffered by the participant or his/her dependents or pillion due to death or injury to property or person, sustained during or from whatsoever other cause arising during the Fun Ride. The Participant & Pillion hereby indemnify the organisers, its members, employees, contractors or agents against any claims.

The Participants & Pillions to have their own insurance for their motorcycle, property & medical

The land we will be riding on is PRIVATE and participants will only have access to the routes during the specifies times during the event

DO NOT share the GPS routes with non participants

Right of admission is reserved. The organisers reserve the right to to ask any person or persons indulging in offensive, unsafe or unacceptable behaviour to leave the event. NO refunds will be considered in such a case