Great Training! Great Fun!
The Toti 69er is an annual cycling race organized by the Amanzimtoti Cycling Club which offers variable distances: 19k, 69k and 94k. The race first started in 2002 and now attracts elite cyclists.
There’s no road closure but the route is marshalled so cyclists are catered for at intersections. The route is also monitored by emergency vehicles and CycleSphere provided service vehicles to help with breakdowns.
Everyone is friendly! Everyone is looked after!
Members of my club, East Coast Cycling, enter the race each year and since I had the day off I decided to put my name in the hat.
It was different in several ways to the main races in and around the Durban area. The field was light. A total of 330 entered and there were a few no-shows on the day. To give you perspectve, 330 is less than one batch in the Tour of Durban or Amashoave. That could be good or bad, depending. [Read more…]