BLOEM & PE

Bicycling WOW Rides - - Wow Rides -

This road crew plans its routes on an im­promptu ba­sis. Al­though Bloem­fontein is mostly flat, their ride some­times takes them hill-hunt­ing across the city. If not, they make their way out of town, some­times go­ing all the way to Dewets­dorp – a round trip of 160km, give or take. The rides at­tract any­thing from 10 to 40 riders; they are a group for all types; and al­though most of the reg­u­lar riders aren’t novices, they will turn back for slower riders who are.

GEES FAC­TOR

“This ride has a friendly vibe with lots of jok­ing, which keeps this crew tick­ing, al­though the road­ies are some­times more se­ri­ous than the moun­tain bik­ers. When we do in­ter­vals, we ride hard, and try to do fun things too. We train to­gether, and we al­ways help each other – no mat­ter what.”

– Fran­cois Oosthuizen, ride or­gan­iser

GET IN­VOLVED

Con­tact Fran­cois on What­sapp at

083 625 6196, to be in­cluded on the What­sapp group.

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