Posts tagged ‘argus cycle tour’

March 11, 2013

pick n pay argus cycle tour 2013

Pick n Pay Argus Cycle Tour 2013, Sir Richard Branson, Janez Vermeiren, Katlego Maboe, Ewan Strydom, Graeme Richards (by Denzil Jacobs)

The Pick n Pay Argus Cycle Tour took place this past Sunday and saw cycling enthusiasts, celebrities and fans flock to Cape Town from all over the world to take part in this sport. British business tycoon, Sir Richard Branson completed the full race in good time with his team of Virgin Active cyclists as a show of support for this annual cycling event. Chatting to Sir Richard Branson, it was clear that he was pleased with his performance on the race and proud of his Virgin Active team. South African television personalities, SABC3 Top Billing‘s Janez Vermeiren proudly lead the team of cyclists from the Velokhaya The Life Cycling Academy on his Pick n Pay ‘Like Bike’ along with SABC3 Expresso Morning Show‘s Katlego Maboe, Ewan Strydom and Graeme Richards. Also completing the race to raise funds for the Velokhaya The Life Cycling Academy in association with Pick n Pay, the celebrity team behind the Velokhaya team of kids made good time for a good cause. Learn more about Velokhaya The Life Cycling Academy Like Bike here.

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March 8, 2013

janez vermeiren powers picknpay ‘like bike’ for ‘velokhaya’ at the cycle tour expo

Pick n Pay, Argus, Cycle Tour 2013, Janez Vermeiren, Ewan Strydom, Graeme Richards (by Denzil Jacobs)

Cycling in the Pick n Pay Argus Cycle Tour in Cape Town this week for the kids from Velokhaya The Life Cycling Academy, Janez Vermeiren powers the official ‘Pick n Pay Like Bike’. This year Pick n Pay will donate all proceeds from the ‘Like Bike’ campaign to Velokhaya. Points called, Velo’s are accumulated for every kilometer the like bike cycles during the Cycle Tour, but in addition, Janez will be stopping by at the Cycle Tour Expo to challenge the general public and cyclists taking part in the cycle tour to a one minute dash. Participants can race Janez as well a few other celebrities including, Graeme Richards, Ewan Strydom and Katlego Maboe and for every meter cycled on these stationary ‘Like Bike’ replica’s, Pick n Pay will donate R1 for every 1km cycled in Velo’s which will be used to enhance the facilities currently available at The Life Cycling Academy. Learn more about the ‘Like Bike’ project with Pick n Pay and about Velokhaya and visit the Cycle Tour Expo at the Cape Town Civic Centre 7-10 March 2013. Don’t forget to challenge Janez, Graeme, Katlego and Ewan and make the dreams of the kids at Velokhaya a little more accessible. Also visit Pick n Pay’s Facebook Page here.