The beauty of fatigue and the thrill of conquest

Browse the programme for Eroica 2024 to get an idea of what our weekend will look like:


We are hosting Eroica South Africa 2024 at De Bos on Brown Street, in Montagu. This will be the registration, start and finish points as well as the venue for our Saturday night food market celebration and prize giving. 

Add the 'Market Dinner & Drink Ticket' to your registration - and join us for the festivities! Our drinks sponsors will be serving at the bar from Friday afternoon and on Saturday into the evening. Remember to bring cash/card. 

13:00 Registration opens at Die Vygie Cottage, De Bos

15:00 Bar opens brought to you by NOVA Beer Project and Konkelwyn

18:00 All bikes for the Concours d’Elegance to be displayed in the Barn. To enter your bicycle(s) simply bring them to the registration table to enter and make sure that they are displayed with their own stand

18:30 Judging of Concours d’Elegance

19:00 Registration + bars close


Saturday is all about taking on the challenge of the new Eroica CLASSIC route! All the while enjoying the camaraderie of riding with friends and loved ones. Start any time between 06:00 and 09:00 and make your way to HOEK-OM - our mid-way route hub. Find the secret snack stop along the way to refuel before hitting the pass.

For those of you who are taking on the longer challenges for today - our HERO and NOVA riders - have an early start. You will head up towards the smooth and fast roads above the famous Ouberg Pass, and be given a hearty welcome by our friends at HOEK-OM Farm Stall.  

04:45 Coffee is served - Late registration opens at Vygie Cottage, De Bos. Map briefing for HERO and NOVA riders. 

05:00 HERO start

05:15 NOVA start

06:00-09:00 Casual start for all CLASSIC riders. Choose a time that suits you best. Grab a coffee and pastry before you start from our stalls at De Bos

08:30 Late registration closes

PLEASE NOTE! As riders come in throughout the day they will be required to check in at the finishing point at De Bos and collect their finisher’s badge. 

After check-in, grab a drink at the bar, and then go freshen up. We will see you back at De Bos for our food market, and prize giving. 

13:00 Bar at De Bos opens

18:00 Add the 'Market Dinner & Drink Ticket' to your registration - and join us for the festivities! Dinner is served!

19:00 Prize giving for the Concours d’Elegance and NOVA race winners

22:00 Bar closes


Start Sunday off with our official 'unofficial' ride around town. And then stop in at one of the many restaurants for breakfast. 

08:00 Join Marchelle of Flying Feet for our traditional ride through town highlighting some of Montagu’s most interesting historical points. We leave from De Bos. Come a little earlier to have a coffee and pastry from our vendor Amar é Vita.

This will mark the end of Eroica South Africa 2024.