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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