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Day 9 – July 26th – Rest Day for the Recce Riders

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 Town.

Tomorrow they set out from Port Alfed to Jeffrey’s Bay.


July Ride Purpose:

The recce team’s job in July is start on #MandelaDay and follow the Leaderless​ #LongRideToFreedom fibre optic route of 2830km to gather intel for the ride in September, to raise money for #Decentralised #Sustainable #Innovation Villages, take photos and have lots of fun! Our mission to help pivot and entire country into the #4iR (#4iRSA). September Ride Purpose: In September we bring together farmers, students, software developers and virtual assistants to learn about digital disruption, what it is, why it is happening and how we can harness disruption to clean up our planet. A very strong focus will be on Blockchain technology and Ecommerce so that we can bypass expensive supermarkets. We will deliver books from the World Economic Forum as well as other material   Fundraising: The funds we raise will build Innovation Villages for Social Entrepreneurs – we appreciate your donation here – longridetofreedom.com/support/donate   The recce team: Mark from Cycle The Cape who is helping Leaderless plan this ride, put together a team of strong riders to collect as much information as possible for marketing and logistics purposes for the ride in September 2019. Ian Privett​, Mark Lawson, Kurt Stemmert, Shanel Munger​, Brian Joel (driver) The recce team’s rides. KTM Bike Industries​, Merlin CyclesBianchi SCOTT Sports​   Our incredible sponsors: FTTX Council Africa​, Le-Coquin​, Ecommerce Forum Africa​, RETZA – Classic Enfield Tours South Africa​, Freedom Won, Vane​, Cycle the Cape​, Bicycle Adventure Club​, Fellows of Fire, Peach Payments​

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