Karoo to Coast 100km MTB Challenge 2013

I took part in the Karoo2Coast 2012 event, and loved it! Its an epic journey from the Karoo to Knysna Lagoon on the coast, taking in the mountains and the forest in-between. Whilst there is no real technical terrain to test your skills, the long climbs and sweeping descents will give you more than enough of a thrill.

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Dalene Matthee Memorial

I am a massive Dalene Matthee fan. In preparation for the 2012 Karoo 2 Coast MTB Tour, I re-read Fiela se Kind. The day after the race, we went to visit the Dalene Matthee memorial in the Knysna Forest. So many historical places of interest fall victim to vandalism so it was reassuring to see this beautifully set out memorial.

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