Introductions - Hello from Cape Town, South Africa
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09-03-09, 02:19 AM
Long time lurker first time poster.
I have just got back into cycling after a 7+ year break. I commute a short distance(10 Km) to work and take a longer ride on the weekend. The most challenging thing so far is trying to fit both cycling, golf and extra work into what is becoming a very short weekend.
Thanks to all for some very interesting posts and hope to continue reading (and hopefully posting) for a long time to come.
09-03-09, 02:36 PM
Welcome to Bike Forums. What kind of bike do you ride?
Welcome Lurker :) Bicycling and golf - wonderful! What's your riding area like?
09-04-09, 06:29 AM
I ride a road bike Raceline - Performance. Sora components bought when I was working in Australia and shipped back to South Africa when I moved back. I don't think they make Raceline anymore bought out by Apollo bikes I think but I could be mistaken.
My route is a mixture of quiet side streets, busy roads that are not to bad and one short piece of absolute mayhem that scares me everytime I ride on it.
hoe gaan dit boet?
Yah, I'm american but lived in Jo'burg for 5 years. Not the friendliest of places to bike
(except during the 94.7 Highveld challenge).
If Jsharr (another moderator) comes in here don't believe him, there are a few things I won't do
for Biltong, Poitke or a good Braiivleis.
There's an Africa subforum but not much goes on there (i.e. one post every 6 months or so).
One of my Scuba Instructors is now down in Cape area, and I really need to get back to
Oh well, enjoy the forums.
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