Newsletter – 16/08/2018

RIDES FOR AUGUST 2018

All rides starts at the BP service station in Letchworth Drive Edgemead at 07h00 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. First time visitors are required to sign an indemnity form. 

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 ‘Long Weekend’ 

Road

 

Saturday 18 Aug 2018
DescriptionDC RACING team ride is Rooiels at 6h30
Details –  from the BP via Frans Conradie to Bottelary after the R300 bridge we turn right at the traffic lights and follow the road to Strand street after turning left we follow the road to Somerset West and Gordon’s bay from there we follow the directions to Rooiels after a coffee stop and group photo we return to the BP the same way +- 150km  

DescriptionDC SOCIAL team ride is Franshoek at 6h30
Details –  from the BP same route via Frans Conradie to Bottelary, then Polka to Stellenbosch over Hells Hoogte to franschoek and back. On the way back we will come down Bottelary through Bellville +- 140km  

DescriptionClub ride Malanshoogte at 07h00
Details – from the BP via Frans Conradie to Bottelary at Karl Bremer hospital we turn left into Jip de Jager and follow Jip till Tygerbergvalley road after turning left its another left and follow the road over Tiekie and right towards Contermanskloof and proceed to Malanshoogte after everyone have descended Malans we regroup at the top and return to the BP +- 50km Social Ladies have the option of following the same route or go directly to Malans. 

Sunday 19 Aug 2018
DescriptionLlandudno 07h00
Details – from the BP via Marine drive and the N1 through the Waterfront to Llandudno with the usual regrouping points and return to the BP the same way +- 70km

Notes

 Notes we hosted a very successful WP roadrace in Slanghoek (Goudini) and a big thank you to all our marshalls who braved the early morning cold weather. Both our DC teams managed to secure a DC entry, please wear you’re club jersey on our DC training rides.

 

Road: Nathan Reid – 083 299 4503

Mountain Bike

Please contact Deon Muller – 082 371 9284 Whatsapp Only for more info on MTB rides. 

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