Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world ~ Nelson Mandela
AN EPIC JOURNEY OF SELF DISCOVERY AND EXTREME OWNERSHIP.
The Long Ride To Freedom is an awareness campaign to help prepare people for the Fourth Industrial Revolution so that they can take ownership of their own lives in the face of mass joblessness due to digital disruption.
Trust will be at the heart of the message we carry. Trust in ecommerce to create jobs that will clean up our planet, trust in Blockchain technology to free ourselves of greed and trust in our fellow human being so that we can come together and clean up the mess of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd industrial revolutions.
Follow the four-strong recce riders collecting data, taking photos and videos to plan the Long Ride To Freedom in September.
Kurt Stemmert, Shanel Munger, Ian Privett and Mark Lawson. The four Recce Riders who cycled 2830km to ensure the annual Long Ride To Freedom is a success. There are no words that can express our gratitude to the team of Recce Riders who cycled the 2830km ride and others who helped plan the Long Ride…Read Story
It was rest day today for the Recce Riders organizing the annual Long Ride To Freedom in honour of Nelson Mandela’s legacy. The team washed clothes, walked the beach, cleaned and tuned their bicycles and enjoyed a short tandem ride as if they were not tired enough after 1200km of cycling from Johannesburg to Cape…Read Story
The Long Ride To Freedom Recce Riders stopped off today in Queenstown, South Africa after cycling 1200km to collect information for the annual ride.Read Story
The recce riders planning the Long Ride To Freedom, were hit by severe wind today and decided to take the day off and get some good rest in. In the meantime, we wrote to SpaceX today asking them to keep an eye on the Decentralised Sustainable Innovation Village progress we’re going to build. With a…Read Story
The recce team cycling 2830kms from Johannesburg to Cape Town to plan the Long Ride To Freedom in September had an incredible ride yesterday. From the storms that were brewing on Windy.com we thought they might be in for a tough day but it turned out one of their best days yet as they rolled…Read Story
Day 5 – July 22nd – Durban to Kokstad – At 170kms and 3000m of climbing our tough recce rider Shanel Munger had to call it a day after feeling a little woozy and tired. To be expected when you have ridden so hard four days on end. You’re a legendress Shanel, a true inspiration…Read Story
Day 4 – 21 July 2019 – 233Km – Today was an easier ride for the recce team compared to the crosswinds of yesterday but it was a long ride due to the team’s Garmin not being accurate and not showing them clear directions so they had to back-peddle 3 times to get back on…Read Story
Day 3 – 20 July 2019 – 233Km – we have 545 weeks left until 1 January 2030 to make significant changes to our planet and this is what the recce team is helping us achieve – creating awareness! With the information collected, we will ride the Long Ride To Freedom again in September and…Read Story
Day 2 and the Recce Riders organising the Long Ride To Freedom hit the road this morning at -3 degrees Celsius from Standerton to Piet Retief – a distance of 200km! The mission: to gather intel, raise money for Innovation Villages, take photos and have lots of fun! Along the way, they had a quick…Read Story
Today the Recce Riders, organising the Long Ride to Freedom, hit the road from Suikerbosrand to Standerton on the Leaderless Long Ride To Freedom – a distance of 118km. A legendary musician by the name of Johnny Clegg, sadly passed away and in honour of the great work he did to break down the barriers…Read Story
Join The Adventure
Whether you want to cycle, motorbike or four wheel the ride, we have a spot for you. Join the Long Ride To Freedom and help us transform South Africa into the country leading the way of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.