Van Gaalens 24 Hour Report

 24 Hour MTB Race at Van Gaalens Cheese Farm Skeerpoort – 21 November 2015

A Bicycle is not vulgar when wheeled out of the garage, and soon becomes sparkling in its rapidity. Yet whoever mounts it, man or woman, reveals something disgraceful, that of human being reduced to mechanical object, with a caricatural movement of the legs, Too bad!”

Stephane  Malarme 1896

 

Mode of Transport

Qhubeka bike – solid steel, single speed,  pedal-back brake and no suspension

Why?

  1. Always wanted to test my abilities over 24 hours on a bike
  2. Nothing else on that weekend
  3. CHEESE FARM !

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