The Gravel & Grape Extreme 3-day mountain bike race started at Goudini Spa in Rawsonville, Western Cape, yesterday.
View photos from each stage, which starts and finishes at the spa daily, below.
Photos courtesy of Chris Hitchcock.
The opening stage consisted of a 69km course with a total of 1 250 metres climb.
The second stage consisted of a 68km challenge with a total 1 100-metres of ascent.