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Club100

3 February

NB - The Club office will be closed from  6 to 10 February

Saturday Road Ride departing from the M&B Woodmead this weekend!

The Bestmed Berg en Dale Road race takes place this Saturday with part of both the 102 & 55km routes going through the Cradle of Humankind.   For safety reasons, we have decided to move our Saturday morning road ride to the Woodmead.

South Africa Road & TT Championships

We are very excited to have 3 teams entered in the SA Road & TT Champs taking place in Wellington, Western Cape from 7 - 12 February.  Our team members will be racing in their brand new Club100 Dimension Data race team kit for the first time.  We will keep you up to date on what is happening via facebook and twitter - @Club100_SA.
 
Good Luck to all of you.  We are 100% behind you and know that you will make us proud!

Club100 Road Marshals - Kit handout

We will be doing a kit hand over to our road marshals tomorrow morning before the start of the club ride.  Marshals must please be at the start at 06h10.

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2017 Dimension Data TDF Tour



Join Terry & Denise Millar on the 2017 Dimension Data TDF Tour

Bookings for this tour must be submitted by the evening of Saturday 4 February.  Full Itinerary
Bookings - email chris@thomsonbiketours.com
Members to quote "Dimension Data Tour" when making a booking or enquiries.

Shared accommodation - Galina Ilieva is looking for another female club member who is willing to share accommodation with her on the tour.  Please contact me via email if you are doing the tour and happy to buddy up.
Ladies only!!!

Weekly Training Program
 
Cycling

Road Rides
Saturday, 4 February
Venue: Mugg & Bean Woodmead @ 06h30
The route will head down Woodmead Dr., through Waterfall Estate, around Mall of Africa onto the K101 via Bridal Veil, right onto Olifantsfontein Rd, through Clayville and back to Woodmead along the same route.  Novice Group: 40km. Ride Marshal - to be appointed on the day.

Sunday, 5 February
Venue:  Luca’s Restaurant, Rivonia Crossing Centre, Cnr Witkoppen & Rivoina Rds @ 06h30
Group #1 - 06h30 - Fast ride.
Group #2 - 06h30 - This is a medium pace ride but not suitable for novices.
Route will be decided on the morning. Back up vehicles will be provided for both rides.
Ride Captains: Terry Millar (082 903 7695); Brian Rowbotham (082 652 9181)

MTB Rides
Saturday, 4 February
Venue:  Northern Farm, Coffee shop area @ 07h00
Ride Master - Neil Sleight (082 8034430)  Suitable for beginner & intermediate riders.
 
Sunday, 5 January
Venue: Mugg & Bean, Broadacres @ 06h00
Route: Ride Master - Guy Imbert (0833253703) will take you out again for a loop around Lanseria and the area behind that before returning to Broadacres for breakfast.  Expect about 45km at roughly 15 kmh, so it will take between 3.5 and 4 hours.

Running
Tues - Friday @ 5h00
Boskruin Village Shopping Centre, President Fouche Dr, Boskruin. Distance 10km.  All levels catered for.
 
Thursdays @ 17h45
Randburg Harriers, Time Trials 5 & 8km

Saturdays @ 06h00
Randburg Harriers - short and long routes
 
Swimming
Will start mid February


Club Birthdays
4 February - Baxter Carey, Marie-Anne Meiers
5 February - Jonathan De Villiers, Jean Reynolds
6 February - Rick Ball, Rhinus van der Sluis
7 February - Gerard Marais, Justin McGowan, Michael Neser Graeme Rigby

Wishing you all a very Happy Birthday and all the best for the year ahead.

New Members
We would like to extend a warm welcome to the following new members...

Kevin Bishton
David Westraat
Maxine Pinto
Mihlan Pretorius
Johan Malan
Nicole Schapiro
Cy Jacobs
Mark Eltringham

We look forward to seeing you all at our weekend club rides.  Should you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Angie on 083 258 2100 / 011 465 4555 or email angie@club100.co.za.  Please remember to add the club cellphone number to your phone.

Upcoming Races

Road

4 February - Berg en Dale Classic
19 February - Dischem Ride for Sight
1 April - Maluti Double Ninety (Team Race)
23 April - Emperor Palace Classic
30 April - Aquelle Tour Durban

MTB

5 February - Bestmed Berge en Dale MTB Classic
17-19 February - Bridgeston Route 66 MTB Experience
22 April - Emperor Palace MTB Classic
19 August - Cycle4Cansa MTB Classic

If you are taking part in the Berg en Dale, Good luck and have a safe race!

Remember to follow us on twitter @Club100_SA and like us on facebook

Enjoy the weekend.
Safe Cycling
Angie