If there is an outdoor sport that Capetonians love, it’s cycling. Knowing this, biking events Company HotChillee is going to be hosting free gravel rides where cyclists can test out the Specialized Diverge fleet while enjoying the fresh air.

HotChillee has organised cycling events around the world, bringing together amateur and professional riders for the ultimate experience.

The organisation’s events centre around group rides where participants cycle alongside individuals of similar skill-levels. Each group is accompanied by a dedicated support crew to ensure that no one is left behind.

Cycle enthusiasts can choose to take part in faster or social rides depending on how competitive they feel.

The first monthly gravel ride, supported by HotChillee ride captains will take place on November 17. Riders will depart form Tokai at 7.00am and travel along a 30km route through Constantia to the finish line in Hout Bay. All registered competitors will receive a detailed information pack on where to meet before race day.

Registered riders can try out the new Specialized Diverge bike and are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Click here for the registration link. 

HotChillee hopes to make this a monthly event and caters to both beginners and intermediate gravel riders.

Cape Rouler 2019 tour 

HotChillee is going to be hosting the Cape Rouler tour 2019, a five day road cycling adventure through the Cape Winelands. Riders will be able to see the area from a unique perspective as they travel.

The tour will take place from 3 -7 March 2019 and there are three speed groups for different levels of riders – from beginners to skilled cyclists.

Riders can enter the event here.

Picture: HotChillee

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Ishani Chetty

Ishani is a vegetarian who is passionate about social issues, the environment and current affairs.