Day three: 2 giant hills, lots to eat and many potholes

Total distance 118km. Total time in transit: 9hrs Today was another long day. That makes three in a row. We left Bethlehem at about 8.30am aiming for Fouriesburg because Tony only had one thing on his mind – krummelpap. But it seemed to take forever to get there. As a warm up for later hills, … Read moreDay three: 2 giant hills, lots to eat and many potholes

Day two: A medical emergency, a squeaky bike & a new team member

Everything happens for a reason.  Last year we had one support driver, a first aid kit and a belief that everything would be alright. This year somehow we knew that needed something more. We knew that one support vehicle would not be enough and that we needed something somewhat more than a first aid kit. … Read moreDay two: A medical emergency, a squeaky bike & a new team member

Day One of the 2012 1965Ride

Heidelberg to Frankfort, via Oranjeville: 147km Time in transit 9 hours Fourteen of us left Heidelberg this chilly autumn morning – Old Queenians Tony Frost, Peter Gerber, John Ralph, John Sturgeon, Brendan Raasch, GHS Old Girl Jenny Ralph, and Jen Wilson, Ashley Truscott, Marc Barnes and Alan Buchanan. Our fantastic support vehicle drivers are Mike and … Read moreDay One of the 2012 1965Ride