Ride: Firstly, tell us a bit about yourself. Katja: I am originally from the beautiful baroque town Dresden in the Eastern part of Germany, and moved to Cape Town in my early 20s in 2006. I have been living in Cape Town since. I am married to a local (hence the surname) and recently been spending most of my time on the bike or plan … Continue reading Pre Munga Interview with Ride Magazine
Challenge yourself. Do things you think you can’t. #UpSkilling #Coaching #TechnicalRiding #ConquerTheFear#FaceTheChallenge #ChallengeYourself Kate Slegrova & Katja Steenkamp #MountainBiking BreakAway Rides Cycle Training Fueled by Hammer Nutrition SA Continue reading Challenge yourself. Do things you think you can’t.
With 7 days to go until Cape Town we could almost see the finish line on the horizon. But we had to work hard to get there. Between us and the Cape Town finish lay 910 km, a few climbs through several seemingly endless passes, painful corrugation and amazing sceneries through the Namaqualand and Cederberg. The day out of Felix Unite over the South Africa … Continue reading Stage 84-90: I can smell the finish – South Africa
I left Maun with a serious rest-day hangover. My legs were still in sleep mode and not prepared to turn the pedals. The 157 km that day felt long, extremely long. Most of Botswana is covered by the beautiful semi-arid sandy savanna of the Kalahari. However, after hundreds of kilometer on straight flat roads through the Kalahari it is hard to keep the mind entertained … Continue reading Stage 71-75: Maun to Windhoek
Amazing!! We rode the most spectacular 713 km the last five days. Very long days in the saddle with temperatures close to 40 degrees but we were rewarded with an incredible wildlife show. The section we are currently riding, between Vic Falls and Windhoek, is called the “Elephant Highway”, and it took not even 15 km before we had our first Elephant encounter just after … Continue reading Stage 66-70: Elephant Highway #Botswana