Meet the TDA staff – Adele
After spending a great couple of years putting on various bicycle themed events in my home town, I have become firmly rooted in my belief that bicycle people are good people. Ripping through busy city streets or hugging the shoulders of traffic jammed highways, cyclists are the vulnerable minority, and as such come with a base understanding of each others shared reality. We all love this one simple thing, this one thing that cannot be explained to anyone in a car.
To me, riding is freedom. Here on the open road, life is simple. You have your bags packed, your belly is full, and your heart in content as all that is left to busy the mind is to ride. Meeting various curious spectators to this circus called the Tour D’Afrique, I explain what we are doing, and am met with the second question of “Why”. It would appear as though one mans’ terror is another womans dream.
For more on what myself and the other riders have been up to, have a dig through the ‘Rider Profiles’ on the Tour D’Afrique website. In the meantime, here’s to dreaming