Newsletter – 16/01/2018

 

RIDES FOR JANUARY 2018

All rides starts at the BP service station in Letchworth Drive Edgemead at 06h30 am.

Visitors are always welcome. Please introduce yourself to the ride coordinator at the start and please make sure that you are carrying ICE information or pass that information on to the ride coordinator before the start. Please note that as a club we obey traffic rules and regulations and expect our visitors to do the same.

Bunch Safety
Obey traffic signals – red lights
Ride inside the yellow line
Single file on narrow roads
Point out objects in the road

Bunch Etiquette
Blow your nose at the back of the bunch
Don’t attack – training rides are just that – training rides
Don’t half bike
Be punctual

Visitors are always welcome. Saturday rides are slower and easier so beginners are welcome. Sundays are not for the fainthearted or unfit!

Rides for the Weekend

Road

Saturday 20 January 2018
DescriptionPolkadraai
Details – From the BP, over Tiekie right into Tygerberg valley road, left into Old Oak and follow the road into La Belle, left into Bottelary, right into Saxdowns, left into Langverwacht and follow the road to the top of Polka. After re-grouping, we descent into Stellenbosch and return to the BP via Bottelary +- 80km

Sunday 21 January 2018
DescriptionChapmen’s Peak
Details – From the BP, we follow our usual route via the N1 and Waterfront to Chappies with the usual re-grouping points +- 90km


Special Notes

– Anyone interested in joining our Saturday rides, please take note the distances will be over 80km
– With bike-jackings becoming more frequent, it’s becoming necessary to arm ourselves with either teargas or a tazer on our weekend rides
– Subs are due
– Members, Please click on Announcement Schedule to see the details of who is scheduled to look after the Social group

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