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Russell Bell Memorial Ride – Kensington Drive – Durban North

Press Release - Cycling South Africa


02 November 2011 – In honour of the one-year anniversary of the sad loss of Durban cycling community’s good friend and fellow cyclist Russell Bell, a memorial ride will be take place on Saturday 12 November 2011 at 6.30am from Kensington Drive.


All Cyclists of every calibre are invited to what promises to be a well-attended ride. Back up support will be provided on the route. A leisurely ride will head out to Umdloti and back to Kensington drive where Caffé Java will welcome all cyclists partaking in the ride with various specials exclusively for participants, please bring this article with to qualify for a cappuccino and muffin for R20 as well as 20% off anything else ordered.


Cyclists have been asked to bring a new toy - these will be collected prior to the ride and redirected to the East Coast Radio Toy Story Drive.


The route is as follows:


Proceed along Kensington drive following the road all along until it becomes Newport Drive past La Lucia Mall, turn left into Armstrong and first right under the freeway and then first left into Ridge Road, at Umhlanga town the ride will proceed to Umdloti on the M4 where the ride will turning around on the Umdloti bridge.


The ride will return to Durban, taking the Umhlanga turnoff, following Ridge Road through Umhlanga Rocks, it will turn right back under the M4 and left into Armstrong avenue past the back entrance of La Lucia mall, the ride will proceed along Armstrong and turn left into Newport which becomes Kensington drive.


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The Russell Bell Memorial Ride takes place from Kensington Drive in Durban North on 12 November © supplied

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