Amashova spirit kept alive with 2020 virtual event

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PHOTO: suppliedThe Amashova, which is South Africa’s oldest road classic, has opted for the virtual option this year and invites anyone from all over the world to participate on October 18.
PHOTO: suppliedThe Amashova, which is South Africa’s oldest road classic, has opted for the virtual option this year and invites anyone from all over the world to participate on October 18.

THE pandemic has caused the postponement or cancellation of numerous cycling events, but organisers of the popular Amashova Durban Classic decided to go virtual this year.

Cyclists from anywhere in the world can be part of this prestigious event by simply taking to any roads or trails in their area and completing a 35km, 50km, 65km and 80km road or mountain bike distance.

“We wanted to keep the Amashova spirit alive,” said event organiser Melissa Felt.

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