Around The Pot is a stunning annual Gravel Race Event through the Overberg region, it is South Africa’s most highly anticipated gravel race, and is considered the country’s greatest gravel race.
The ATP Team is excited to now offer you another version of the race. We’ve gotten creative in an attempt to deliver a package that suits everyone and have thus put together a “DIY Around The Pot” package.
You will now be able to choose between different routes, as well as have the option of doing it in a stage race format.
We have a list of selected preferred accommodation partners, who will be offering ATP’ers a discounted rate.
This allows us to welcome you to our region year-round, based on the timing that suits your schedule.
THe package WILL INCLUDE
Discount at our preferred accommodation partners
We have secured discount at selected guest farms or accommodation option for riders with a ATP DIY passport along the route.
A bottle of Sijnn Wine
Sijnn is one of our partners and is giving each rider a complimentary bottle of their award wining wine
Nice goodiebag on arrival
Your goodiebag will be ready on arrival in Swellendam with a lot of stuff from our partners and locally produced goodies. An ATP buff and socks will also be included
On route discount vouchers
We have managed to organize some usable vouchers like free beers or Coffee on route which will form part of your goodiebag.
All maps and GPX files
You will receive your maps, GPX files and info upon booking. This will assist you determine how long you want to spend each day on the bike and choose your accommodation options
Your official on route passport and stamp sheet
You will receive a passport as memorabilia which you will need to get stamped at various locations along the route
We have added a SPOT tracker into the mix as part of the package for safety and family tracking reasons. Everyone with your tracking link will be able to follow your progress
Marked Strava segments on Route
We have 9 Strava segments along the 200 Miler route. When claiming a strava segment there is stunning prizes to be won.
You can also add these extras
Find below some extra you can add to your getaway to make things more comfortable for you.
ATP CYCLING JERSEY
Buy one of our newly designed ATP cycling Jerseys and get dressed for this ride.
TENTS FOR YOUR GROUP
If you are coming in a group and you want to look at camping options we can supply, pitch and bring some luxury 2sleeper 3x3 canvas bow tents for the group
EXTRA SOCKS OR BUFFS
You will receive a pair of socks and a buff in your goodiebag but you can buy some extra for family, friends and your on route support crew
ANYTHING FROM THE MOUNT CO SHOP
Have a look at the MountCo website and order anything adventurous online before you come and ride
ON ROUTE SUPPORT
If you think you will need on route support but don't have a backup vehicle close by we will be able to provide support and baggage transport
EXTRA DAY IN THE GROOTVADERSBOSCH TRAIL NETWORK
When doing the 200 miler route you will ride through the Grootvadersbosch area. Book an extra day at Strawberry Hill guest farm and ride the conservancy trails.