The Queen’s stage: from Prince Albert to Calitzdorp

What an amazing day it was! I felt great, my legs were back to normal and consolidated my 3rd position in GC with the fourth girl being now over 1 hour behind me. We started the day with a little spin up the Swartberg Pass this time from Prince Albert side. It felt much easier than the previous day’s grind up from De Rust. I … Continue reading The Queen’s stage: from Prince Albert to Calitzdorp

Cape Pioneer Trek = 6 Buffalo Bicycles

For learners in South Africa, a bike is more than transportation: it’s a vehicle that sets her on the path to higher learning. Because the more time she has for school, the greater the opportunity to make a difference for herself, her family, her community and the world as a whole. Join me and Qhubeka in our effort to mobilize those children. I am riding … Continue reading Cape Pioneer Trek = 6 Buffalo Bicycles

Dr Evil Classics: The last stretch of preparation for the Tour d’Afrique begins

People always ask me how I will prepare for the Tour d’Afrique. It’s simple, I do what I always do and race day and multi stage events. Apparently one gets fitter and stronger as the tour progresses. Everyone can go at their own pace and less fit riders will just spend a little longer in the saddle each day. I aim for a good base and prep … Continue reading Dr Evil Classics: The last stretch of preparation for the Tour d’Afrique begins