Cycling for charity

Picsse Jacobs (24), Travis Cox (22), Theston Fincham (21), Ruan Hill (29) and Dana Grove (21).

Ruan Hill, a member of the team, says: “We don’t only ride for money or as a hobby, but for the love of charity.”

The 600km race began in Pretoria on Thursday evening and made a pit stop in Springs, filling up on food and much needed rest, on Saturday.

• Read: Springs Wheelers cycling club prepared for cycle challenges

Their six day ride is due to finish on Wednesday in Clarens situated in Thabo Mofutsanyane in the Free State.

Their team is comprised of 60 cyclists, studying various courses at the University of Pretoria and their “cheerleaders”, who help keep spirits up as they travel.

They manage their own team by putting what they’ve learnt at school to practice and have a blast while doing it.

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