Join the Pedal Power team at Simonsvlei Wine Estate near Paarl for the only all-female road funride on the PPA calendar, and one of the biggest all-female events in the country! This event is specially designed as an introduction to the wonderful world of cycling… we also encourage our more experienced riders to bring a newcomer to cycling to this event and ride the event with her.
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Rated the “HIGHEST SCORING PPA FUN RIDE” for 2010, 2011, 1012 and 2013 – don’t miss out on this great funride that takes place in the West Coast National Park. In 2014, for the first time, the road and MTB events take place on two days, allowing you to make a weekend of it. (more…)
For the first time, the MTB funride will take place on a separate day to the road funride, allowing you to enjoy a weekend of cycling in Langebaan. Join us for one of two MTB routes which mainly take place in the very scenic West Coast National Park with panoramic views. (more…)
First time on the PPA funride calendar: 2014 sees the fourth annual instalment of the BC Family Day at Brandvlei Cellar in Worcester. A new addition to the BC Family Day is the Big Cycle MTB, presented in partnership with Hermitage Financial Services. In years past, the Cape Epic followed some of the surrounding routes.
Entries for the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour (previously known as Die Burger Fietstoer), have opened. The event will be an Official Premier Seeding event for the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour and will take place on Sunday 30 November 2014. See the event website for full route details and enter soonest – limited entries! (more…)
Come and join PPA on Friday 12 December for a fabulous, fun late-afternoon ride aimed at the whole family! The PPA ‘Tread Lightly’ MTB Funride is our last own funride for the year and three routes are on offer: roughly 20 km, 10 km & 4 km. The event takes place at Backsberg Estate Cellars (Simondium, near Paarl) on scenic routes that are not normally open to the public.This will be a very informal ride – no seeding; you are encouraged to ride with your friends and there will be no timing/results; prizes will go to the best fancy-dress on the day; the long route water point may offer something more than water; excellent food stalls at the finish; tractor rides for the kiddies… Start time: 18h00. (more…)
The 5th Annual Red Hill Charity Challenge has been postponed to 31 January 2015. The Red Hill Challenge is a lap-format event, where cyclists will do as many laps as possible within 9 hours. The route starts in Simons Town and includes the tough climb up the steep side of Red Hill, returning via Smitswinkel. Funds raised will be used to support the Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN), a Cape Town based NGO since 2002, whose mission is to use the bicycle to combat poverty, promote jobs, advocate for safe, non motorized transportation, and produce happy and healthy bodies & minds. (more…)