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Dust ridden at the end of stage 1.
Dust ridden at the end of stage 1.

OD Committee member, Nick Durrant (1991G) recently participated in the Wines2Whales mountain bike challenge with fellow OD, Anton Potgieter (1986G). 

"After a hot and dusty stage 1, we were evacuated from the race village in Oak Valley, Elgin during the night due to a big storm with high winds and a fire near by. We ended up at the Houwhoek wind and slept on the dance floor! Stage 2 is a shortened day and we finish off in Hermanus on Wednesday."

Some photos from Wines2Whales MTB event Pinotage:

All happy at the start

Portage up and over the historic Gantouw pass

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