There will be plenty of incentive for cyclists to enter the Kremetart road race in Louis Trichardt, Limpopo, on June 9 with a highly prized bike rack on offer.
Thanks to a sponsorship from Positive Sports Solutions, one lucky cyclist is in line to win a highly prized Westfalia bike carrier – valued at just under R6 000 – at the closing ceremony.
Positive Sports Solutions salesman Jaco Smit said there had been a spike in the cycling fraternity’s interest in the Westfalia rack option, brought to South Africa after a deal with the manufacturers.
“It’s a German product and if you compare it to any other brands you will notice that it gives you excellent value, and it comes with a five-year warranty.”
Valued at R5 999, the giveaway will take the form of a lucky draw, with all competitors having a chance to put their numbers in a box after the race.
“We will be at the event and will do the draw, along with emcee Johnny Koen, at the potjiekos and prize-giving.”
A ride that covers 175km for the elite men and a 140km distance for the elite women is sure to attract some of the country’s top cyclists.
Already the women’s race is set to be well-contested, with Cape Town Cycle Tour winner Kim le Court, South African road champion Carla Oberholzer and Lynette Burger of the Demacon Ladies team competing.
With HEAD Bikes SA as its equipment sponsor, the team has been in dominant form this year, winning multiple events on the South African calendar.