3 DAYS

FNB Wines2Whales is a 3-day MTB Stage Race in the picturesque Western Cape of South Africa

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3 EVENTS

Three separate events that cater to varying skill levels from weekend warrior to World Champion.

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1 ROUTE

All riders race from Lourensford to Oak Valley Estate to Onrus via a historic route that has been perfected over the past decade.

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Entry includes:

  • A unique and beautiful mountain biking experience
  • A Ciovita Rider Jersey
  • A W2W event garment
  • 7 meals through the duration of the three days
  • Wifi available in the race village
  • Fully stocked waterpoints

Three days of spectacular mountain biking

Bringing the GEES since 2009

The FNB Wines2Whales was born out of the desire to establish a world-class 3-day stage race in the Western Cape, South Africa. Since its inception in 2009 it has become a must-do event on the mountain bike calendar, with riders from all of over South Africa and the world queuing for the chance to ride it.

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Along historic South African trails from Lourensford to Oak Valley to Onrus

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Fourways Ensures Riders Keep Their Cool

In 2019, the FNB Wines2Whales rider dining marquee will be more comfortable than ever, thanks to Fourways Airconditioning. While every rider is hoping for warm temperatures and clear skies throughout their three-day celebration of #SeriousGEES,…

FNB Wines2Whales Ups the Ante with an Increased Prize Purse

For 2019 the FNB Wines2Whales prize purse swells to R550 000, with the elite men and women rewarded down to tenth position. FNB Wines2Whales has for a number of years held the title as the three day stage race with the biggest prize…

Learn to Thrive Through FNB W2W

Biking in the Bosch skills guru, Joanna Dobinson, knows a few things about thriving, rather than just surviving, at the FNB Wines2Whales. Don’t just survive the 2019 FNB Wines2Whales. Learn to thrive; regardless of the trails, weather…

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“Best race village, best trails, an event that your heart will long for.”

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“Most definitely the gees!!!! It was amazing to be part of such an well organized event.
The organizers were so fast to respond to changing circumstances.

Love the rider bags!”

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“The most fun I have ever had while racing my mountain bike. There’s some serious gees at this race.”

Breyton Paulseformer Springbok Rugby player#

“The Gees was fantastic. Loved the riding but also just loved being in the village with mates sharing stories of the day.”

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Side by side with passionate mountain bikers from across the world