Organisers of The Herald VWSA Cycle Tour have promised to deliver yet another action-packed, family-oriented festival of cycling and entertainment when the 28th edition of the event rolls out in Nelson Mandela Bay from February 1 to 3.
The programme starts on the Friday with an all-day expo and registration (9am to 9pm) on the exhibition level of The Boardwalk International Convention Centre opposite Hobie Beach.
Then, on the Saturday morning, the racing kicks off with the mountain bike events in Addo and family road events in Port Elizabeth. The weekend culminates with the feature races and prize-giving at the beachfront on the Sunday.
According to event coordinator Linda Harwood riders may collect their goodie bags and comprehensive race booklet at registration.
“We’ve gone all out to add value to our riders with a bumper goodie bag full of products and vouchers, and there are more than a dozen cycling-related stalls for those last-minute purchases.
“Late entries will also be accepted at registration for all races except the Ultimate Quest.”
Harwood said a 50% penalty fee would apply to the 55km Pursuit and 106km Classic road races, as well as for the 60km Adventure and 80km Extreme mountain bike events.
She said visitors to the expo could also catch a glimpse of some of the lucky draw prizes on offer, which are worth around R300 000. These include the
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