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Theunis – he always took the long way home.

Theunis Esterhuizen, one of our longstanding members, sadly passed away on Saturday whilst riding with his buddies. The group stopped at 96 Winery Road for coffee when Theunis collapsed. We would like to thank the staff for the efficient manner in which this tragedy was managed. A special thanks to Louw, a first responder, who continued with CPR until the ambulance arrived.

We would like to suggest that club members do their ride this coming Saturday, 25 July, in memory and honour of Theunis. The club has arranged with 96 Winery Road to offer coffee and muffins to members between 10 and 11 am. We will salute Theunis at around 10:30. The club will foot the bill for the refreshments.

Not only will we celebrate Theunis’ love for cycling and life, but we will use this opportunity to open up the new trail section to accommodate the new pit stop for members at 96 Winery Road. We will post the route on our website by Friday afternoon.

Members should complete this online booking form by Thursday afternoon in order for us to prepare the catering.