Newsletter – 25-Feb-2022

Weekend Rides
Saturday 26 February
-06h30 club ride Duynefontein+-60km

Sunday 27 February
-Fastgroup and intermediate ride 06h00 Cape town Cycletour route+-135km
-Club ride 06h00 Peninsula Loop via Black hill+-105km

This coming sunday is the last chance for our members to recon the Cycletour route
A recon of the Cycletour route will make a difference on the big day when you know what to expect along the route
Our regular club riders can also arrange to form a group to recon the route
Our AGM were well attended and we had a great boerewors braai afterwards with liquid refreshments
Congrats and Welldone to our six City teams that did the team time trail on sunday 20 February
We had some colourful names for our teams like the City Slickers City Paintrain City Bootleggers and City Savages
What an fantastic experience it was cycling with your fellow club members in a team where everyone have to take a turn upfront along the route
Our City members Gees for adventure was very evident to see by the support they showed for the TT
The liquid refreshments that were left after the AGM our members enjoyed after the TT
The road to improve on our fitness still carry on leading to the Cycletour
On tuesday our members could feel the TT still in their legs but this did not stop their commitment to the tuesday CCC Loops
Thursday as per usual is Bigbay
For the Fastgroup cyclist its a high speed dash down Bosmansdam and on the Westcoast road on our way to Bigbay
We do four uphill circle to circle sprints in Bigbay before returning to the BP
Some of the Fastgroup cyclist turn around at the traffic circle on the coastal road slightly past the Dolphin beach turnoff
A sixty minute high speed workout is great preparation for the fast sections in the Cycletour
A big thanks to our members who bought our club jersey so they can look like their fellow club members on our rides
Take pride in your club by wearing our club kit at all times when joining our rides
Oddball coloured jersey’s is for midweek training rides
Please renew your membership for 2022
Congrats and Welldone to City’s most improved male of 2021Daniel Williams-king
City’s most improved female of 2021 is Simone Retief
These members showed in 2021that by staying consistent with their training you will improve
It’s very inspirational to see from where these cyclist started off when joining City to how much they improved in one year
By joining the midweek and weekend rides consistently you can see firsthand the improvements our members make during the course of a year
You might even surprise yourself by how much you still capable of improving
Looking forward to a great turnout of our members in club kit on our Peninsula rides on sunday

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