Ride the Rock

February 17, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

I celebrated my birthday on the 7th of February and did so in style….by doing a 3-day mountain bike stage race called Ride the Rock! ☺ I had a very special lunch at Sevruga with some of my closest girlfriends, got spoilt rotten and ate masses of sushi and Dim Sum! On Thursday (my actual birthday) I was swamped by so many thoughtful messages that made me feel like a princess! I really do love birthdays! ☺ Ryan and I left for the Cedarberg on Thursday afternoon, and after a rather eventful trip (long waits at “stop-n-go’s”, a flat tyre and a broken car-jack), we finally arrived at Sanddrift which is a gorgeous oasis bordered by a crystal clear river! Decadent chocolate cake and red wine awaited me as I ended off a very memorable day with my fellow Aquarian and mountain biker, Hans de Ridder. The next 3 days were tough. Very tough. I was lucky enough to have my ABSA Cape Epic partner, Michael Mol racing with me – we really wanted to get the experience of a challenging stage race together before embarking on the Cape Epic. He was a star to say the least and I […]