The 18th Imana Wild Ride takes place on the Spring Tide between 23rd – 27th July 2017. Entries are limited to two hundred participants, split into two start days; ‘Race the Tide’ (Event 1) starts on Sunday 23rd July and finishes on Wednesday 26th July, ‘Ride the Wave’ (Event 2) runs between Mon 24th – Thursday 27th July.
There are few coastlines anywhere in the world where mountain bikers can revel in the delights of such a pristine marine environment. The Imana Wild Ride takes place on the eastern shores of South Africa and traverses nearly 200km of the best of the wild coast between The Great Kei and Umngazi Rivers.
Winners are determined from Event 1, namely ‘Race the Tide’. The course record was set in 2016 by Warren Price & Darren Lill in a time of 9h01.14
The second event, namely ‘Ride the Wave’, is a not timed.
Wild Ride Education Company (WREC)
WREC raises funds for educational purposes; Fund raising is reliant on donations by mountain bike riders in the IMANA Wild Ride community, non-government organisations, benefactors and corporate South Africa.
The company is based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. Michael Clark is the founder and CEO of the Wild Ride Education Company…
The IMANA Wild Ride is privileged to be able to ride along this unique stretch of coastline and we feel the need to give back to the peoples…