Archive | news

Oudtshoorn Youth Festival cycling event.

June 29, 2014. Ten Pick n Pay sponsored cyclists left Velokhaya on the weekend to compete in the annual Oudtshoorn Youth Festival’s annual road cycling event. Good luck to: Juniors: Siphamandla Poto and Fikile Sbondana; Under 16 riders Phaphama Kepu, Lutho Maxengana, Abulele Xuza, Thulani Antoni, Athule Hem, Bantu Maquba and Sihle Ngashe and Under […]

Continue Reading

Need inspiration? Watch this video of cyclist Nicholas Dlamini.

June, 2014. Nicholas is another product of Velokhaya. Nic, you make us proud! http://www.theguardian.com/travel/video/2014/jun/27/south-africa-cape-rouleur-bike-race “Cape Rouleur is a spectacular 600km endurance race around South Africa’s Western Cape. Kevin Rushby follows one rider during the race, 18-year-old Nic Dlamini from Capricorn township, who dreams of winning a stage of the Tour de France and competing for […]

Continue Reading

Special delivery

June 12, 2014. The recent upgrade of the Velokhaya BMX Oval track proved to be a real team effort, with several individuals and companies donating time and materials to complete the upgrade below budget (See our December 2013 newsletter for more details). Helping us keep the costs down were Doempie Masjien Verhuring BK who agreed […]

Continue Reading

A word of thanks to CATHSSETA

  From Monde Mpongoshe, CEO, Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy. May 1, 2014 “The five-stage Mzansi Tour, which took place at the beginning of April this year, is South Africa’s only internationally recognised pro-cycling tour and the Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy has – since the inception of the Tour in 2013 – been engaged in a […]

Continue Reading