On top of the world looking down on creation

Day 5, 12 April, Ladybrand to Wepener, 96km Breakfast started with the keen riders waiting for eggs due to management stocktake showing a shortage of two eggs (thank you Marc and Andy Mills). The riders took off looking very smart in their Build It kit. And after two photo shoots at the Build It and … Read moreOn top of the world looking down on creation

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…

Day Five: 6 April: The half way mark dawns

An early start to the day called breakfast at 6:30am. The eager, hungry and rearing to go hoppers arrived for breakfast to find the doors locked, staff missing and definitely no coffee on the boil. In direct contrast to this, the touring cyclists were the epitomy of cohesion, in our Buildit kit, as we “parlotoned” … Read moreDay Five: 6 April: The half way mark dawns