So the 94.7 came….and now it is gone.
What a blast!!
The VB riders went out with one mission and one only. To win. Which they did. Jaco too honours to finish the year of on a high.
Lots of pics and fun on the day with a couple of guys doing two laps and enjoying the views and laughs.
Well done to all competing and most importantly completing the race. It remains one of the toughest races on the calendar.
The TCS Blue Pencil Columbia team was quite busy this weekend. Jaco and Alexander started the PE to Plet MTB race. First stage they finished 2nd overall! Well done.
A lot of guys and girls competed at Van Gaalens. One of SA’s toughest races!
Lots of training rides also happening and the blue was seen all across the land. Nice to see summer is finally kicking in and the miles on the bikes are being stacked up!
Good luck for the week! Keep the rubber side down.
We tackled the lowveld this weekend with great success. On average we did 5500 meters of climbing over the three days in a total of 250km.
Legs are tired and a well deserved rest week lies ahead.
Thank you to everyone that joined in the fun!
We will do this again. SOON!
Starting the week off with a nice positive.
Lekker weekend with some good rides all around from the TCS Blue Pencil Columbia group.
Some of the youngsters did some serious rides up in Graskop in preparation for the Clover tour in 2 weeks time.
Renate and her brother did a crazy 200km race/ride. Well done!
The rest of the team did a nice ride out to Harties.
Warm sun and good friends.
So here is to a good week ahead!
Summer is almost here!!
Training camp Graskop 2013 will take place on the weekend of 23-25 August 2013. The team will be there and should anyone want to join, let us know so that we can include you in correspondence regarding start times of rides etc..
Most of the team guys We will be staying over at the Mogodi Lodge in Graskop.
Routes will include the famous Jaco Long Ride over Robbers, Bonnets and Long Tom pass on Saturday (160 odd kilos) and Kowyns on Sunday.
Short ride for those present on Friday afternoon also.
As always, this promise to be an awesome weekend away in the open air, just riding our bikes and lekker company over a braai in the evenings.
See you there!!
Fun in the sun on the MTB.
Always a good idea me thinks!
So here is to lekker rides and good friends and smiles all around.
Good luck to everyone riding the Sani2C this week. Mia and Jaco will be kicking ass and taking names from Thursday onwards doing the “race” version. Pierre and his Demacon team mate will also be representing…….enjoy guys and girls!
Also we have the Bela-Bela or as it is currently known, the Sondela race on this weekend. Some of the young guns will be showing the nice kit there. Flat and fast. Enjoy!!
Be safe out there guys. It is getting a bit hairy out there at the moment with motorist being a tad more twitchy than usual.
Smell the weekend….almost here!
No racing in Pta which only means one thing……LONG training rides!
The weather is not looking to nice though….so let us see what happens.
A big Mountain Bike ride out to Rosemary Hill is planned for Sunday.
We will be meeting at 7am on the corner of Hans Strydom and Lynnwood. Bring R20 for entry and some money for coffee and cake after the ride.