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  1. My Bike and my Backpack were just Stolen at MOOI PLAZA TOLL.
  2. PLEASE Donate Funds Towards the daily expenses of Food and Drinks whilst cycling Cape Town 2 Centurion. Cape Town 2 Centurion, 9th till 25th November 2019 Ultra Distance Training every weekend in March, Ride done in under 24Hours. =First Weekend 483km Second Weekend 456km Third Weekend 522km Fourth Weekend 486km Fifth Weekend 502Km Daily Food and Drink Expenses for 12 Days, (Take aways at Petrol Station / Cafe) Funds towards Replacing my present tattered Yellow Cycling Bib and Shirt, (cheapest is from Rapid Sports) Funds towards Bicycle service, to be done Late October. I am saving up towards a GoPro or similiar camara. I have been offered a Set Tyres by (BillyGoat) God Bless and Thank You for your Friendship. David, FRAIL For my Expenses, NEDBANK Account 1178 44 5127
  3. Hello Everyone I use my cycling to raise funds for Old Age Homes. I have been operating as a Volunteer since 2004. I would like to register as a NPO, but i need two more people to form the committee. Do i Continue as Volunteer? Thank You for comments and support. David
  4. CYCLING FOR ELDERLY, CAPE TOWN TO JOHANNESBURG AND BACK Sunday 11th On leaving Cape Town behind my first newspaper interview would be in Worcester with The Standard. I just had to conquer the Du Toit’s Kloof pass and much later the Hex River pass before rolling into Laingsburg 17hours, 290km later. Monday 12th Then with no hills to mention, but just the gruelling 38’ / 40’ temperatures through the Karoo. I managed to maintain the pace @ 290km in 13hours to get to 3 Sisters, Guest House. Tuesday 13th Already into my third day and i needed break, resting at Hanover. 163km in 11hours. Wednesday, Thursday 14, 15 My next interview was arranged for Bloemfontein. Where I stopped at the Waterfront Mall, 25hours for 303km. Friday 16th Cycling through the Free State my pace had dropped. Getting to Parys 310km in 26hours. Saturday 17th Taking on the Final stage, Last push for the Telkom 94.7 Cycle Expo @ Ticket Dome in North Gate Johannesburg. Arriving around 12h00 midday. 6hours, 115km later. I just cycled the 1468km, from Cape Town Civic Centre to Johannesburg over 6 ½ days. TELKOM 94.7 CYCLE CHALLENGE DL 06h00 Racing the 94.7 had its own hiccups! *Noticing your GoPro is not Securely mounted but hanging from the charging cable. *When shifting from the Big to Small crank, the chain may get Dropped. *Just not having the Legs. I Managed a 3h09 for the first Lap. Cycling for a Charity MEANS you get to cycle the Event TWICE! Double Lappers 09h33, Second Lap Cycling in the late bunches meant two things. *You would be in Front of a Bunch doing all the work. *You would be Hustling through the slow moving traffic. I Completed the second lap in 4h23. That is 190km in 7h32. Returning back to the place of residence in Centurion was another 22km. RETURN CYCLE. CENTURION TO CAPE TOWN, VIA SWELLENDAM Sunday 18th Evening, I knew that the timing would be very tight. On leaving Centurion I had trouble staying awake, I made 2 pit stops. 165km to Parys. Monday 19th Afternoon, Heavy rain with Thunder & Lightning and Tuesdays freezing Hail storm caused my weak leg to swell up and get stiff, had a pit stop to rest. 194km to Winburg. Wednesday 21st Now my gear shifter for the crank had packed up, I had to manually shift the chain between the big and small cranks on the hills. Had a pit stop to rest, 328km getting to Colesburg. Thursday 22nd With the gears giving trouble and my leg suffering, I opted to look for a lift. To allow my leg to rest, to get the sorted out and to maintain the schedule. Friday 23rd I now had to cycle over the Matroosberg pass onto Montague and onto Swellendam, 153km. CORONATION DOUBLE CENTURY, TEAM STEEL IS REAL. Saturday 24th After some good food and a nights rest I was able to take on the Double Century. Getting a 1 puncture from “cateyes” at speed ended up finishing in 6h51, 202km. Sunday 25th Returning from Church I took a well earned snooze before cycling back to Ashton, 38km. Monday 26th I found myself on the Last leg of my Endeavour to Cycle from Cape Town to Johannesburg and back, 171km. The total distance that i had cycled round was 2930km over the 15 days. Total of R6600 has been collected and will divided between the two selected Old Age Homes, AA Tomlinson in Swellendam and Park Care in Johannesburg. I would like to Thank everyone for their support through messages and constant replies. Thank You David Kleynhans https://web.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2143220129031587&set=pcb.2143220555698211&type=3&theater
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