Dr Evil is a master of the understatement. But trial riders soon learn to decode remarks like, “… there’s a bit of a climb…” into “it’s a mountain.” And “lunch is only a few km away” usually means “you’ll be on your bikes for another hour”.
Breakfast saw the trial riders wearing an extra layer of clothing this morning. Word had spread of the long downhill pass right after the start. Remembering the frozen digits yesterday, they were leaving nothing to chance.
Thanks to the District Deputy Director of Public Transport for Cape Winelands District Municipality, Mr. Bevan Kurtz, the learners in the broader area of the Winelands District are now more visible to the passing motorist.