team winners

The team’s event sees teams of two ride in the same cycling jersey, staying no more than two minutes apart throughout the four days of riding. Teams MTB racing is fast growing in popularity on the global mountain bike scene and has added a whole new dynamic to the sport. It provides riders with the chance to race not against, but with a mate, or family member.

The comradery and team dynamics of working together through your Reef to Reef MTB challenge, whether you are there to win, or just participate, will bring a whole new dimension to your experience.    

A number of team entries for the 2020 Absa Cape Epic have been set-aside exclusively for 2019 Reef to Reef riders. You can guarantee you and your partner Cape Epic entry either via performance, or through a draw. 

Check out the Cape Epic Qualification page for more info.

Team Race Rules

Team Entry Categories

The Reef to Reef has five different team race categories, the age of the youngest team rider determines the race category;

  1. Men: Both riders are male.
  2. Women: Both riders are female.           
  3. Mixed: One rider is male and one rider is female. 
  4. Masters: Both riders are 40 years or older on 31 December of the year of the race.
  5. Grandmasters: Both riders are 50 years or older on 31 December of the year of the race.

Minimum age is 15 years at 8 August 2019.

Rider Badge

R2R Badge web

The Rider badge is available to any rider taking part in Reef to Reef. It can be used on any merchandise including rider kit or on your social media feed.


Download the Rider Badge PDF (perfect for your rider kit)


Download the Rider Badge PNG (for you to share on social media)


PLEASE NOTE, the right to use the official Reef to Reef logo is reserved for sponsors and partners of the event only and may not be used by individuals or non sponsors in any way.