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

#1965Ride Day 9: Queenstown here we are!

Well by now many of you will have seen a Facebook or Twitter posting or two and will know that we made it safely to Queenstown by 12 noon. The day started at 9am under very heavy skies and with a light breeze. We had a few eager supporters join us from Queenstown and we … Read more#1965Ride Day 9: Queenstown here we are!

1965Ride Day 8: Tackling Penhoek Pass

Today was a surprisingly good day. Maybe because it involved eating ALOT of food. We eventually left Aliwal North at around 9am and tackled the first 9km hill with aplomb. We had a quick stop to much on chocolate biscuits and energy bars. Then about 45 mins later we stopped at Karen and Johnny Jellinek’s … Read more1965Ride Day 8: Tackling Penhoek Pass