Cycling indaba this weekend

2016-10-25 06:00
 Photo: supplied Spectators and a rider at last year’s event.

Photo: supplied Spectators and a rider at last year’s event.

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CYCLING South African and the KZN Department of Sport and Recreation is hosting the National Cycling Indaba on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 October at the Garden Court Marine Parade in Durban.

The indaba will invite discussion about the strategic direction of the federation with particular focus on transformation and development – what needs to be done, and how can it be implemented – with Friday’s discussion focusing on road safety.

Guest speakers include Rohini Naidoo, Head of Department KwaZulu-Natal Sport and Recreation, Dr Willie Basson of Eminent Persons Group, Robyn Theliso of ZenOne, MEC of Transport Mxolisi Kaunda, Robert Vogel and Gordon Laing of Pedal Power Association, Marc Bainbridge Garmin Product manager and speakers from various academies from around the country.

Cycling South Africa spokesperson Mylene Paynter said: “The entire indaba proceedings will be live streamed via and all cycling stakeholders are invited to follow the proceedings online and participate via Twitter. Use the hashtag #CyclingIndaba2016 and we will track incoming tweets and pose them as questions to the panel during the feedback and ideas sessions. The indaba also incorporates breakaway groups for discussion on the role of all cycling stakeholders in transformation.”

For more information, visit -cycling-indaba/
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