DIS­TANCE: 3-4 HOURS (FOR BOTH MTB AND ROAD)

Bicycling WOW Rides - - Wow Rides -

With var­i­ous start points and mul­ti­ple route op­tions, both the road and MTB rides in this group are al­ways ad­ven­tures. How­ever, they’re also chal­leng­ing, with the aim of test­ing you so that you can get bet­ter.

Rides usu­ally hap­pen at (or close to) race pace, and routes vary be­tween tough, high climbs – some­times in­clud­ing the in­fa­mous Fran­schhoek Pass, among oth­ers – and rolling ter­rain, to suit heav­ier, more power­based riders. There is also a lot of pride in the group, which fu­els com­pe­ti­tion.

The group is wel­com­ing to new mem­bers, but

WHEN: SUN­DAYS

START POINT: VAR­I­OUS, DE­PEN­DENT ON ROUTE

con­sen­sus sug­gests you should be a sub-4 Cape Town Cy­cle Tour rider or bet­ter to re­ally en­joy this ride.

GEES FAC­TOR

“This is a group of friendly riders who all get along, and wel­come new­com­ers. We are a fast group, with lots of com­pe­ti­tion; but we also have em­pa­thy, and will wait for new­bies not used to the route and for those who suf­fer me­chan­i­cals. Also, while we are a bunch of strong, ex­pe­ri­enced rac­ers, the group ac­knowl­edges that you can’t be at your best all the time.” – Li­nus van Onse­len, owner, Flan­dria Cy­cles

GET IN­VOLVED

Con­tact Flan­dria Cy­cles at info@flan­dria.co.za to be added to the What­sapp group.

STEL­LEN­BOSCH

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