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PPA NEWSLETTER 27 September 2018

 
     

IN THE NEWS

PPA SOCIAL RIDES

We are happy to announce that our PPA social rides will start on Saturday 29 September 2018. We will meet at the PPA Mowbray office at 6h30, the ride will start at 07h00 sharp. Our social rides will take place every Saturday and is open to everyone. For more info please contact us on (021) 671-6340 or send us an email to jannis@pedalpower.org.za

  • Distance: 32km, turn around at the Queens Rd circle in Sea Point
  • Ride captain: Robert Vogel
  • Speed: determined by the slowest rider. The group remains together
  • Ride Time: 2-3 hours, depending on traffic and any mechanicals
  • Support vehicle with spares will follow the group; can transport bikes & riders
  • The ride is open to everyone, free of charge
  • Free coffee at the Gear Change in Mowbray

TILETORIA ELGIN VALLEY MTB

Online entries for the Tiletoria Elgin Valley MTB closes Monday 01 October at 8h00 am. The event has been postponed to Sunday 7 October 2018. Click on this link to enter
Enter now to avoid disappointment

ENTRIES ARE GOING FAST FOR THE 2019 MALUTI DOUBLE90

Entries are open for one of South Africa’s favourite team road cycle races, the 2019 Maluti Double90. This iconic event will be in its 4th year in 2019. Teams should secure their entries as soon as possible as entries are bound to sell out fast. The event takes place in the picturesque town of Clarens in the eastern Free State on Saturday 13 April 2019. Teams consist of between 6 and 12 riders and will take on a daring 180km route with some breathtaking scenery.

Entries are open until Friday 1 February 2019.
No late entries will be taken at registration or on the day of the event.

Click here enter online now or visit Cycle Events

For more information, please visit Maluti Double 90
Queries: (021) 671 6340 / 071 864 4768 or e-mail bloem@pedalpower.org.za

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THIS YEAR’S MANGAUNG CYCLE TOUR

This year the Mangaung Cycle Tour celebrates 4 years of uniting cyclists from across the country to take part in the largest road cycle race in central South Africa, under the ownership of the Pedal Power Association. This year’s event takes place in Bloemfontein on Sunday 4 November 2018. Cyclists can get ready for a great weekend of cycling in Bloemfontein as the Bloem MTB Challenge, organised by Afri Adventures will kick off on Saturday 3 November by the prestigious road event on Sunday.

We are excited to announce new routes for this year’s event. Participants can enter one of two distances, a 108 km route (which will be used as seeding for the 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour), or a shorter 30 km route.

Pre-entries are now open until 26 October.
Click here to enter now or visit Cycle Events
Late entries will be available at registration. No late entries on race day.

For more information, please visit PPA.
Queries: (021) 671 6340 / 071 864 4768 or e-mail bloem@pedalpower.org.za

SOCIAL TRAINING RIDES – SOUTHERN / NORTHERN SUBURBS

PPA members are welcome to join the popular Saturday morning training rides hosted by the City Cycling Club. (Please note that all risks remain with the rider).

  • Southern suburbs: Rides start on Saturdays from the Life Cycle store in Tokai. For more info contact 021 701 0511.
  • Northern suburbs: Rides start at 06h30 from the BP service station at the Edgemead Shopping Centre in Letchworth Drive. Visit City Cycling Club for more info and details of the weekly planned route (under Newsletter link). Enquiries: Mark on 083 318 9379 or John (after hours) on 083 583 1729.

 

EVENTS AT A GLANCE

Please see the PPA website for more information on these events.
Please note that PPA Marshals are there to secure the safety of our riders at events so please remember to bring your own tubes and spares when participating in an event as the PPA does not supply these to riders. 

Please note that PPA only organises events with “PPA-own” status in the category column.

 

Date

Event

Category

Location

Distance/Notes

Sat 5 – Mon
7 Oct

Cape Duo Challenge

Other

Wellington

125km, 65km, 50km
and 40km

Sun 07 Oct

Tiletoria Elgin Valley
MTB

PPA-own MTB

Grabouw

66 km; 45 km; 30 km;
15 km

Tue 09 Oct

Killarney Training

Social

Milnerton

18h00 – 19h00

Fri 12 – Sun
14 Oct

Eselfontein MTB
Festival

Other

Ceres

Day 1 – 40km; Day 2
– 55km; Day 3 –
45km

Sat 13 Oct

Java MTB

MTB funride

Van Loveren Wine
Estate

80 km; 45 km; 20 km;
6 km and 10 km Trail
Run

Sun 14 Oct

Cyclo Sportif #6

PPA-own Road

Perdeberg Winery,
Paarl

109 km; 38 km

Tue 16 Oct

Killarney Training

Social

Milnerton

18h00 – 19h00

Sat 20 Oct

Durbie Dash

Other

Durbanville

06h00 – 12h30

Tue 23 Oct

Killarney Training

Social

Milnerton

18h00 – 19h00

Sun 28 Oct

2018 PPA One
Tonner

PPA-own Road

Stellenbosch High
School

170 km team and ind
109 km and 42 km

Tue 30 Oct

Killarney Training

Social

Milnerton

18h00 – 19h00

Sat 03 Nov

Blue Ribbon
Yzerfontein Cycle
Experience

MTB finride

Yzerfontein

78 km; 52 km

Tue 06 Nov

Killarney Training

Social

Milnerton

18h00 – 19h00

Tue 04 Dec

Killarney Training

Social

Milnerton

18h00 – 19h00

Yours in cycling

The PPA Team