The Lindley Gravel Grind
Enter the Lindley Gravel Grind 2018
The Lindley Gravel Grind is a 230 kilometer race to be completed in under 24 hours. The race will start at The Lindley Hotel, Lindley, Free State at 17h00 on the 2nd of Febuary 2018. Race briefing will be at 15h00 on the same day and rider attendance is compulsory. Lindley is 230 kilometers from the Eastgate shopping centre in Johannesburg and takes on average 2 hours 30 mins to travel between JHB and Lindley.
Riders will be accommodated in the Lindley Hotel and surrounding accommodation on a sharing basis. The race is limited to 50 riders.
The race fee is R2500.00 per rider and R2000.00 for accompanying non riding partner. Entries open to the public on the 7th of December 2017 and close on the 7th of January 2018.
The race fee includes accommodation on a sharing basis Friday the 2nd of Febuary and Saturday the 3rd of Febuary. Finishers after party and meal. Breakfast Sunday before departing. Race garment and finishers medal.
Three water points at roughly the 45 km,114 kms and at 160kms.
The race is 95% on gravel roads and riders will start at 17h00 and ride through the night. Riders will be expected o wear Hi-Viz vests from Dusk to Dawn as well as use rear and front lights on their bike. Any rider found not to be wearing his or her safety vest or lights will be removed from the race. Tracking will be available via the riders cell phone and is compulsory. The time limit for the event is 24 hours.
The course will not be marked and riders are expected to use a GPS for navigation. GPX route will be supplied to riders at the race briefing or as soon as your entry and payment is received.
Race rules are as per our standard race rules and are available on the Massive Adventures race site.
No tri bars are permitted is the only new rule. Any cycle apart from electric ones may be used for the race.
The race will offer riders an opportunity to cycle in the Free State experiencing some of the best routes available in South Africa. The sunsets are magnificent and the sunrises spectacular There is over 2000 meters of ascent on the ride. Riders need to be self sufficient on the race but may get assistance at the checkpoints from race officials.
To enter complete the entry form. You will receive confirmation of your entry and you will be given 24 hours to pay. Should a POP not be received within 24 hours your entry will be cancelled and the process for the next entrant will begin.
Entry Payment Details
Payment for the Lindley Gravel Grind race entry fee can be made in the following account:
Massive Sports Management
Standard Bank Johannesburg 00020500
Account Number 00000353515
Proof of payment to be sent to