From the start at Fairview riders head north to turn right onto the R44 at Ruitersvlei. Afer a climb to Windmeul a fast downhill before turning left onto Paardeberg, once across a vlei a challenging climb followed by a left turn onto Slent and merging with the long route. Pass the Paardeberg prison to Boerfontein where the riders continue straight to the R302 at Klipheuwel to turn left and merge with the long route again.
Both routes continue to the R302/R312 4-way stop to merge with the short before passing over the N1 at Joostenberg, after which a left turn onto the R101 (Old Paarl Road), through Klapmuts to finish at Simonsvlei winery. Then return to Fairview.