Gaffie & Aretha Schultz completed the Battlefields Challenge between 27th Nov 2011 and 8th January 2012 - starting and finishing in Pretoria, Gauteng.
Gaffie tells the story:
Honoured Dead Memorial – Kimberley (27 November 2011)
We started our tour on the morning of 27 November, heading towards Kimberley via Potch and Klerksdorp. We reached the Honoured Dead Memorial in Kimberley, at about noon on 27 November. We spend the night just outside Bloemfontein at Reineke park.
If you were one of those "When are we going to get there?" kids - maybe the Long Rider Challenge is for you?
In response to an email sent to VOG HQ by VO14 Albert Otto in November 2010, the following was compiled and edited by Albert and Dave Davy - where the two seasoned riders pooled their experiences of long distance riding to present the VOG Longrider 1 000K, 1 500K, 2 000K & 2500K Challenges.
Kind of like “build-a-burger”- you get to design your own riding route, register and...
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So over a rainy Easter weekend - 21st to 24th March 2019, I was accompanied on the "dry" run by 3 great travelling companions - namely Danie Nienaber (VF483), Thom Peeters (VO486) and my son Dylan Meise (VO508) - w...