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Lesotho Sky

2 – 7 October 2017

What started in 2011 with a handful of passionate mountain bikers, grew into a UCI Class 1 MTB event and is now one of Africa’s most spectacular and toughest stage races. The race attracts riders from all over the world, with the 2016 race hosting people from 11 nations.

This year, we are launching a brand new route that will blow your mind! The 372 km of real mountain trails and 9880m elevation will bring out the best in your bike and make you fall in love with mountain biking all over again.

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It’s a mountain biker’s ride of passage.

  • The 2017 Route – Kings, cannibals and climbs

    The route launch is finally here and man, are we excited! It’s been a long time coming with a lot of hard work behind the scenes to finalise this brand-new route. The 2017 Lesotho Sky stage race will be a race steeped in African history......

  • Claudi Calouri, Kevin Landry and Isaac Molapo during Following the horsemen. Photo by Dan Milner

    Following the horsemen

    “My name is Michael Ramashamole. Chief of Ha Simeone. I will show you the past. Before trucks and busses. We only had our trails. The soft passing of foot and hoof. These paths allow the mountains to breath. They are our communication. They are our......

  • Need altitude training? Come and make a weekend of it.

    They say training needs the right attitude, but for a grueling stage race high up in the Lesotho mountains, it needs altitude.  Every year, we get the same requests from riders who want to come for a few days to get used to the altitude......

  • Pump For Peace – One of kind pump track at Roma

    We took hands with Velosolutions and Have A Good One to bring you the first Pump For Peace project in Africa – a one of its kind pump track in Roma. The mountain bike kingdom has recently opened its first pump track in Roma and it......

Lesotho Sky Sponsors 2016