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Organizer

Pedal Power Association
Phone
083 414 1442
Email
events@pedalpower.org.za
Website
http://www.pedalpower.org.za

Location

PPA Mowbray Office
9 Hill Park Lane, Mowbray, 7700
Category

Date

Feb 04 2023

Time

6:30 am - 12:30 pm

PPA Weekly Social Rides

All groups are free of charge and open to everyone including non-members. There are three group rides to choose from; Short Ride, Intermediate Group and Experienced Group. Join the Whatsapp groups below to stay updated with ride details.

SHORT RIDE:

Short route ride will take place this Saturday, 28 January 2023 from Mowbray. Rides will take place every Saturday from Mowbray. Rides are ideal for cyclists new to the sport; you have been off your bike for a while and need motivation to get back; you are unfit and simply need to get a jump start; wish to build your confidence when cycling on the road; wish to hone in on your bike skills, particularly when riding in a group; are recovering from an injury; want to ride in the safety of a group; want to meet like-minded cyclists.

TIME: Meet at 06h15 for a 06h30 start
WHEN: Every Saturday
WHERE: 9 Hill Park Lane, Mowbray, Cape Town

DISTANCE: 32 -35km (+- 1h45mins)

There will be a support vehicle on this ride . No one gets left behind.

RIDE CAPTAIN: Rodney Beck

JOIN THE SHORT RIDE WHATSAPP GROUP: https://chat.whatsapp.com/IpBZ9lLquLC4FFz3cwlpiw

INTERMEDIATE GROUP:

Intermediate group ride will take place this Saturday, 28 January 2023 from Monte Vista. Rides are ideal for intermediates who would like to build confidence on the road and hone in on-bike skills, all under the mentorship and guidance of fellow riders, and within the safety of a group. The pace of the ride is dictated by the slowest rider. The group stays together and no one is left behind. There is a ride captain. The routes vary from week to week and will be confirmed on social media weekly. Join us every weekend, it’s free.

TIME: Meet at 06h15 for a 06h30 start
WHEN: Every Saturday
WHERE: 9 Hill Park Lane, Mowbray, Cape Town

ROUTE: Riders leave the PPA offices along Liesbiek Parkway, Palmyra Rd and then onto Main Rd Kenilworth, towards Constantia Village via Doordrift Rd. Riders make the climb up Constantia Nek, descend turning right at Disa River Rd onto Hout Bay, climb Chapman’s Peak, descend into Noordhoek, then along Kommetjie Rd and Main Rd. The group return to the PPA offices along Firgrove Way, Ladies Mile extension, Wynberg and Newlands.
DISTANCE: +-65 km (23 – 25 Kph)

There will be a support vehicle available this week . Please ensure that your lights are charged and that your equipment is riding ready and safe. You are required to bring along tubes and spares.

RIDE CAPTAIN: Lindsay Sissing

JOIN THE INTERMEDIATE WHATSAPP GROUP: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GzVWT91xBksFBGjyItr6ms

EXERIENCED GROUP:

Experienced group ride will take place this Saturday, 28 January 2023 from Mowbray. The route is posted on the group’s WhatsApp but may change due to weather.  We ride in groups of our own pace. There are catch-up points along the route for slower riders.  We stop at red traffic lights. While this is not a racing group it is for experienced cyclists who ride with lights front and rear, spare tubes and gas.

TIME: Meet at 06h15 for a 06h30 start.
WHEN: Every Saturday
WHERE: 9 Hill Park Lane, Mowbray, Cape Town
DISTANCE: 4+ hours / +-60km and will include some climbs. Shorter routes with fewer climbs are an option on some rides.
RIDE CAPTAIN: Roy Andrew

ROUTE: The route is posted on the group’s WhatsApp but may change due to weather.

JOIN THE EXPERIENCED WHATSAPP GROUP: https://chat.whatsapp.com/G6CZdU4p1m25aXYC1pFKqk

Notes on the rides:
The ride is free of charge and open to everyone including non-members.
The route is decided on the day depending on the number and strengths of the riders and on the weather.
There are catch-up points along the route for slower riders.  No one is left behind.
You are free to shorten your ride but you will be on your own unless fellow cyclists return with you.
Faster cyclists are free to form their own group to go ahead on their own ride.

For more information please contact Jannis by sending an email to jannis@pedalpower.org.za

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