Simon Nicks completes the Leadville 100 miler

Congratulations to Simon Nicks in completing the, extremely tough, Leadville 100 mile (160km) MTB race in Colorado, USA on August 15. Simon’s time was 11 hours: 58 mins: 05secs – 1 min and 55 secs before cut off for the buckle! What a fantastic achievement (see pics below).

Velokhaya supporter, Simon, received pledges of support for the ride and all funds raised from Simon’s project will go towards growing our MTB programme. We would like thank Simon for his commitment, ‘blood’ and sweat at the Leadville 100, as well as the many Velokhaya supporters out there, in making this possible.

Click here for Simon’s full race times and pics. (Please scroll down and see Simon’s ‘chip’ time as different to his ‘gun’ time).

Quote from Simon – ‘The race nearly killed me and it was the closest to the cut off time I have ever been in my life! The closest analogy is when I climbed Kilimanjaro but I wasn’t pushing a bicycle!’

Velokhaya is registered with the well known GivenGain Foundation – which makes donating to our cause easy, safe and secure. Click on the link below to complete your donation, or, visit and search for Velokhaya.


Thank you once again for your support.
The Velokhaya Team
(For any further donation enquiries please contact Suzi Broomberg on 087 550 1279)

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