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1 November 2011

1 November 2011

In this newsletter:

  • Killarney training on Tuesday
  • PPA “Heels on Wheels” presented by SHAPE magazine
  • Forthcoming Events: November and December
  • What’s happening this weekend: WP Road Champs and Klein Joostenberg Funride

KILLARNEY TRAINING
Due to Killarney being booked this week, there will be no cycle training on Tuesday 1 November. The last training session of the year will take place on Tuesday 8 November (the track is again not available for the rest of November, unfortunately).

NEW WOMEN’S-ONLY ROAD FUNRIDE
To date more than 200 women have entered the PPA “Heels on Wheels”, presented by SHAPE magazine (11 Dec). Choose from a 47km and 13km route. Great goody bags to the first 350 entrants. The event is specially designed to cater for newcomers to cycling and female cyclists who perhaps don’t participate in funrides as often as they’d like.. See the home page, or click on http://www.pedalpower.org.za/event/ppa-heels-on-wheels-presented-by-shape-magazine/ for more information and enter now!

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:  OCTOBER, NOVEMBER & DECEMBER
Sat 5 Nov: WP Road Champs – online entries open until 12h00 Wednesday 02/11/2011
Sun 6 Nov: Klein Joostenberg Funride – entries open
Sat 12 Nov:   Weskus Mall Langebaan Lagoon Cycle Challenge – entries open
Sun 13 Nov: WP Time Trial Champs – entries open
Sun 20 Nov: Tiletoria West Coast Express Funride – entries open
Sat 26 Nov: Coronation Double Century – entries closed
Sun 4 Dec:  Die Burger Fietstoer
Sun 11 Dec: PPA “Heels on Wheels” presented by Shape magazine – entries open

Check out more online entries on http://www.pedalpower.org.za/ and click on the online entries tab.

WP ROAD CHAMPS
Saturday 5 November 2011

Enquiries: wpca@pedalpower.org.za
Online entries are open until midday (12h00) on Wednesday 2 November 2011

ROAD RACE CATEGORIES, DISTANCES AND START TIMES: SATURDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2011

CATEGORY                                  START TIME                    APPROXIMATE FINISH TIMES                    DISTANCE CIRCUIT / LOOPS
Elites & Under 23                            12h00                                     15h30                                                                               130km 2×40; 2×25
Juniors                                              12h30                                      15h00                                                                               105km 2×40; 1×25
Vets 30 – 39                                     11h45                                       14h30                                                                               105km 2×40; 1×25
Vets 50+                                            11h20                                      13h35                                                                               80km 2×40
Vets 40 – 49                                     11h15                                       13h30                                                                               80km 2×40
Under 16                                           11h00                                      13h15                                                                                80km 2×40
Women (Vets, Junior, Elite)         10h30                                     13h00                                                                               80km 2×40
Under 14 / U16 Girls                      10h15                                       11h45                                                                               40km 1×40
Under 10, 12, U14 Girls                 10h00                                       11h30                                                                              25km 1×25

LONG RANGE WEATHER FORECAST
More sun than clouds, mild conditions. High temp of 24 degrees Celcius and a low of 11 degrees Celcius. Light South Westerly wind and 10% probability of rain.

KLEIN JOOSTENBERG FUNRIDE
Sunday 6 November 2011

DISTANCES 98 km; 51 km
STARTING TIMES 98 km @ 06h30; 51 km @ 07h15
ORGANISER Rotary Club of Goodwood
VENUE Klein Joostenberg Market and Restaurant
ENQUIRIES Mike Aaron
PHONE (021) 558-1002 or 082 578 0414
EMAIL bigmike.aaron@gmail.com
LUCKY DRAW /CUT-OFF 11h30
PRE-ENTRIES CLOSE 3 November 2011
ONLINE ENTRIES www.pedalpower.org.za

ROUTE DESCRIPTION
Both routes start at the Klein Joostenberg Restaurant and Farm Stall and head out on the R304 in the direction of Stellenbosch before turning left onto the Kromme Rhee road and left again onto the R44 through the Klapmuts 4-way intersection.

The 98 km route continues along the undulating R44 all the way to the Wellington 4-way intersection, turning left onto the R45 and left again onto the Voorpaardeberg Road to pass the Sonop Winery. Turn right at the T-junction at “Paardeberg Mall” café, and left onto the R302/304 to pass the silos on your way back to finish on the R302. There is a neutral section back to the finish.

The 51 km route turns left off the R44 onto the R312 to Durbanville to join up with the long route at the “fruit-sellers” 4-way intersection (R312/R304).

WEATHER FORECAST
High level clouds, mild conditions. High temp of 24 degrees Celcius and a low of 10 degrees Celcius. 15km per hour South Westerly wind and 0% of rain predicted.

DIRECTIONS TO THE VENUE
From Cape Town, take the N1 to Paarl. Take the Muldersvlei/Stellenbosch turn-off (R304). At the end of the off-ramp, turn right onto the R304 and cross the N1 bridge. You’ll find the Klein Joostenberg Market on your left. Ample parking is available on the wide road verge outside the market. GPS Coordinates: S 33°49.30; E 18°47.37.

NOTES
All participants must park on the grass verge outside Klein Joostenberg. Standard PPA fees will be charged, except for late entries. Children u/10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Easy Entry Tickets accepted.
Remember to wear your PPA road funride number. Please contact the PPA Office if you have not yet received your road funride number.

Pre-Entries Late Entries
Distance                        Entry Fee                        Discounted PPA entry fee                    Entry Fee                    Discounted PPA entry fee
98 km R95                                          R85                                                                     R100                                 R100
51 km R75                                          R65                                                                     R100                                 R100
CSA Day License R35                                           –                                                                         R35                                     –
Temp Nr R5 (unseeded)                        –                                                                          R5 (unseeded)                R30 (seeded)

Yours in cycling
The PPA Team