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Survival Guide – Tour of Ara

How do you survive 700km of winter Karoo riding, through snow and sleet with 60km/hr winds, unsupported. Being self sufficient is a critical part of cycling etiquette. On the Tour of Arae, its lore. Here Kirsten unpacks some helpful and amusing insights she gained into preparing for, and surviving this unique multistage race.


Contested Spaces. Contested lines.

The first of a series of articles by urban designer, Kirsten Wilkins, spotlighting conversations and aspects of bicycle commuting that point to and frame the legacy of the May 25th Freedom Ride. A social ride interconnecting Cape Town in honor of Madiba. In this article she challenges cycle advocates to move beyond only applying ‘Copenhagenize’ […]