Nova Eroica Route
Details of our NOVA race route below:
NOVA Route - 173KM - MODERN GRAVEL BIKE RACE
For 2024 we are keeping our timed Strava segment enduro format. Race the segments, and take in the view in between. Complete the 173km route with a boerewors roll along the way.
Start time 05:15 from De Bos.
All food and drinks are included along the route - no cash needed. However, please make sure you carry enough water.
** All riders must check in at the finishing point at De Bos to collect their 2024 NOVA finishers badge. Prize giving will take place at our dinner market on Saturday night at De Bos. **
A NOTE ON WHAT BIKES ARE ALLOWED AT NOVA EROICA SOUTH AFRICA:
Only gravel bikes with drop handlebars will be allowed on the route. No suspension forks will be allowed.
NO MOUNTAIN BIKES or MODERN CARBON / ALUMINIUM ROAD BIKES ALLOWED.
For those wanting to race NOVA and don’t have a suitable bike yet, you can find some excellent options in the Bike Hub’s Gravel classified section.