The Freedom Ride is aimed at all levels of capability. If you are a first time novice rider or an experienced racer you can enjoy the Freedom Ride for exactly what it is: a large scale social ride that travels through the communities of Johannesburg.
YOU NEED TO REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
1. Your bike
2. Your helmet (compulsory)
3. Your medical aid info and/or a contact number in case of emergency
4. A waterbottle (at least 1 litre) and a snack.
GETTING TO THE START
To be updated
START TIME AND LOCATION
To be updated.
ON THE RIDE
Riders must all wear helmets and are strongly advised to carry a minimum of 1 litre of water and a snack.
All riders must pay due regard to the instructions of their Ride Marshals and all static marshals at junctions and must obey the commands of all police officers connected with the management of the event.
AT THE FINISH
Please refer to the Finish Map. Please ensure you have your onward journey planned.
Is it a race? No, this event is most definitely not a race. We have planned a 27km route to take approximately 3 hours so an average speed of roughly 9kph, including pre-determined stop points along the way.
Can I register on the day? We would prefer that you register at least the day before, online.
Can I bring my kids along? (Age Restrictions) Children age 12 and over may ride single bikes.
Age 10 and over may ride on tandem, with an adult on the front. No under 10’s will be allowed to take part in the event, due to safety and logistical conditions.