Stage 1 to Checkpoint #1 (Kupferberg)
Stage 1 starts from the Windhoek Golf and Country Club in Windhoek with a neutral zone until you turn left at the Western Bypass / Kupferberg intersection. The route then winds it's way up to the top of the Kupferberg pass till it reaches Checkpoint #1.
All the riders of the 2- and 4-person teams as well as the solo riders have to ride this stage.
All the riders of a team needs to sign in TOGETHER at CP#1. If you raced ahead you'll have to wait for your team mates before you'll be allowed to sign-in.
No waterpoints on-route in this stage
UPDATE: No support vehicles for Solo riders at this Checkpoint.
Dedicated refreshing station exclusively for Solo riders.
More details about the new Solo format.
Total distance: 32km.
Checkpoint # 1 Coordinates
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Stage 1 profile