Prize Purse Announced For FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race

Riders preparing to take on the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race the weekend of 07 – 09 November 2014 will be pleased to hear that the prize purse for the 2014 event has increased to R350 000.00.  “We are privileged to once again be in a position to implement a substantial prize purse increase.  We are very excited to have FNB as the title sponsor of the FNB W2W MTB events for the second year running.  This partnership has enabled us to implement a number of exciting changes including once again increasing our prize purse for the FNB W2W MTB Race.  This is a huge feat for an event that is now only in its 6th year,” says Michael Meyer, Director FNB W2W MTB Events.  In addition to the Prize Purse increase for the FNB W2W MTB Race, an additional R30 000.00 has been allocated to the ISUZU King and Queen of the Mountain that will be at an undisclosed location on Day 2 of each event:  Adventure, Ride and Race.

The first men’s and women’s team to cross this point will win R5000.00.  The full prize money breakdown can be viewed on  Although the prize money only applies to the FNB W2W MTB Race, riders taking part in the FNB W2W MTB Adventure and Ride can look forward to winning awesome lucky draw prizes compliments of our sponsors.

  • FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure:  31 October 2014 until 02 November 2014
  • FNB Wines2Whales MTB Ride:  03 November 2014 until 05 November 2014
  • FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race:  07 November 2014 until 09 November until 2014

Stage One

Start:         Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West)
Finish:      Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw)

Stage Two

Start:        Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw)
Finish:      Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw)

Stage Three

Start:        Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw)
Finish:      Onrus Caravan Park (just outside Hermanus)