Cyclists are easy targets

2017-06-06 06:00

We as cyclists are now becoming victims of crime.

This keeps on getting worse, especially on the route between Muizenberg and Steenberg.

For us to be safe, let’s cycle in groups in the mornings and evenings.

I strongly believe that there is a neighbourhood watch in these two areas. The police visibility – I do not want to talk about it.

We cyclists are being mugged while the police patrol up and down.

We then start to wonder if they know what their duties are. I’m definitely sure that if these guys were doing their jobs properly we wouldn’t be talking about this matter.

Some cycle for fun; to others it’s part of earning a living and some are doing it for charities.

I’ve seen Masiphumelele youth cycling day and night, hoping that one day they will make it.

First it was reckless drivers, now it’s police and criminals.

The government at large is failing dismally.

Daniel Ngceni Masiphumelele

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