Now that the Ride is over…

It is so difficult to put into words what one experiences over 9 days and 850 kilometres with a group of 22 cyclists riding for a cause as big as the transformation of education in Queenstown! And, of course, the kaleidoscopic clash of emotions that happens in the last 10 kilometres, the last kilometre; the … Read moreNow that the Ride is over…

My 10 cents worth…

A 1965 Ride blog post from Louis B. This blog post is not about the day’s final ride but of my thoughts in general. I don’t ride a bike at all on this trip from Johannesburg to Queenstown. I sit in a Chevrolet Ute Bakkie watching 20 cyclists riding for a cause. My experience is … Read moreMy 10 cents worth…

Day Eight: 9 April: Passing Penhoek Pass

Aliwal North to Penhoek Pass (110km) An early start with frost on the lawns saw us head off from The Umtali Country Inn onto the N6 heading for Hazelmere at the foot of the Penhoek pass, some 110 kilometers away. A big thank you must go to the Umtali Country Inn for the lovely accommodation. … Read moreDay Eight: 9 April: Passing Penhoek Pass