Race to Rhodes 2014 – Entry Confirmed

Race to Rhodes is a 500km non-stop, unsupported mountain bike race from Pietermaritzburg to Rhodes. It is the first 6 days of the Freedom Challenge (www.freedomchallenge.org.za), a ride that has been on my bucket list for quite a few years.

The key challenges are long days, navigation by map and compass and the need to carry a heavy load on the bike and in a backpack. All part of the challenge. Plenty of time currently spent on preparation of body, mind, bike and equipment.

I will be riding my 8 year old Specialized Epic 26″ and my plan is to take 6 days to get to Rhodes with a touring focus rather than a racing focus.