A digital education journey to encourage collaboration over competition

Recce Team Prepare For Their Epic Ride On Nelson Mandela Day

Mark Lawson from CycleTheCape.com and his team of hardcore cyclists will hit the road starting on Nelson Mandela Day, Friday 18 July. A five strong team, Mark Lawson, Ian Privett, Kurt Stemmert, Shanel Munger and Brian Joul cycle 2830kms following the fibre optic route collecting data, photos and video footage for all our marketing material…

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Fellows Of Fire back the Long Ride To Freedom

The Fellows Of Fire are a group of South Africans who pool their networks together to help bring about positive change in South Africa. These highly professional people meet twice a year to tackle the problems we face in our country and how best we solve them. It is a great honour to say that…

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Route is finalised

We have finalised the route and are happy with the choice. It follows the fibre optic line as close as possible but also considers a scenic route to ensure riders enjoy the splendour of the ever changing landscapes our magnificent country has to offer.

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Happy Mandela Day

It is because of Nelson Mandela that we have started the Long Ride To Freedom to honour his legacy of of purpose, passion, values and education. This journey from Johannesburg to Cape town, is not about Mandela but about bringing the Madiba out in all of us. We’re not waiting for someone to lead us, we’re…

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Journey up the coast of South Africa

After a few meetings with planners and sponsors, it’s been suggested that we change the route of the Long Ride To Freedom slightly to hug the coast of South Africa instead of the partial inland route we had planned initially. This allows people who cannot take 31 days off work to be able to fly…

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Building the team to execute this journey

The route has been ridden. Data has already been collected. The next exercise is to build a team of cyclists, motorcyclists and four wheeled enthusiasts willing to put their time and effort into this journey to make it happen. Pedal Power comes to mind because of their extensive experience to organise cycling events and we…

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