FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no longer any qualifying criteria to be fulfilled in order to become a participant in the Roof of Africa; however, the event organisers reserve the right to determine which class a competitor is eligible for and they are allowed to adjust accordingly.

In this regard, the event organisers reserve the right to request that suitable evidence be provided to be able to satisfy themselves that a rider possesses the necessary experience/skill for the class selected.

Riders who wish to compete in the Roof of Africa have to be 16 by the time the event is scheduled to take place.

CLASS

SPECIFICATION

AGE

STATUS

International

Any capacity motorcycle

Open to competitors from the year of their 18th birthday and older.

FIM Licence

 

Two-stroke: 125 – 200cc

Four-stroke: 150 – 250cc

Open to competitors from the year of their 16th birthday and older.

FIM Licence

 

Gold

Any capacity motorcycle

Open to competitors from the year of their 18th birthday and older.

Club

Two-stroke: 125 – 200cc

Four-stroke: 150 – 250cc

Open to competitors from the year of their 16th birthday and older.

Club

 

Silver

Any capacity motorcycle

Open to competitors from the year of their 18th birthday and older.

Club

Two-stroke: 125 – 200cc

Four-stroke: 150 – 250cc

Open to competitors from the year of their 16th birthday and older.

Club

 

Bronze

Any capacity motorcycle

Open to competitors from the year of their 18th birthday and older.

Club

Two-stroke: 125 – 200cc

Four-stroke: 150 – 250cc

Open to competitors from the year of their 16th birthday and older.

Club

 

Iron

Any capacity motorcycle

Open to competitors from the year of their 18th birthday and older.

Club

Two-stroke: 125 – 200cc

Four-stroke: 150 – 250cc

Open to competitors from the year of their 16th birthday and older.

Club

 

Yes. A GPS is compulsory at the event. Click here for more information regarding GPS devices and use.

Unfortunately, no. You will need to have at least one person as your personal service crew for the event. They will be required to transport your fuel, hydration and nutrition products to the designated service point on each of the mountain race days. We are currently working to include service options available through a variety of dealers and manufacturers – check back soon for more information.

The Start/Finish will be at the Thaba Bosiu Cultural Village which is close to Maseru, the capital Lesotho. Therefore, anywhere within the Maseru district, as far as Roma, is perfectly situated for the event. For a full list of accommodation options click here.