Wines2Whales – Meeting an old friend

This last weekend was a spectacular one. I was incredibly excited. Never before had I done Wines2Whales but was intrigued by all the fuss that was going on almost 1 year before and leading up to the event. It was a new event for me but to a large extend it felt like visiting an old friend. Many years ago I had ridden the W2W … Continue reading Wines2Whales – Meeting an old friend

Cape Pioneer Trek: Stage 2 George to Oudtshoorn

Today’s stage started off with a +/- 1 hour spin up Montagu Pass followed by a freewheeling flight into the community of Herold. From here on it was mostly open gravel road until Paardepoort where the climate changed to dry and hot temperature. The Karoo welcomed us with 40 degrees and made the last 40 kilometers a tough ride. While riding in these conditions it … Continue reading Cape Pioneer Trek: Stage 2 George to Oudtshoorn

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