World Bicycle Day 2023

3rd June 2023 – Despite the stormy weather, the Langa 100 Years Celebration on World Bicycle Day was a resounding success!
We want to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who joined the festivities today, braving the elements and showing their unwavering support for this momentous occasion. Your enthusiasm and dedication are truly inspiring!
While the planned bike ride from Cape Town to Langa unfortunately couldn’t take place due to the bad weather, it didn’t dampen the spirits. The opening ceremony at the Langa Sports Complex was filled with joy, laughter, and a strong sense of community.
We extend our deepest appreciation to the Langa Bicycle Hub, Langa Centenary, and Avalanche Bicycle Company for their incredible efforts in organizing this unforgettable event. Your commitment to empowering communities through cycling is truly commendable! 🚲
A special thank you goes out to the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works PSTP (Bike4All) initiative, Pedal Power Association Cool Kid on a Bike program (Toyota SA), Stay Wider of the Rider Bike4All and Dragons Sports for their generous donation of 40 bicycles to the Langa township. This contribution will have a lasting impact on the community and promote sustainable transportation.
We’re grateful to MEC Ricardo Mackenzie Minister of Mobility in Cape Town for their support and involvement in this celebration. Your dedication to promoting active mobility and community engagement is truly inspiring!
Today’s celebration serves as a reminder of the incredible power of community and the positive impact that cycling can have on individuals and neighbourhoods. Let’s continue to ride together, creating a healthier, more connected, and sustainable future!