A distinct chill in the air in Rhodes this morning but not enough to deter the next eight riders who started their journey today. Batch 4 - Theo, Grant, Ann, Lee, Bryn, Ben, Dave and Joyce are all on their way and making good progress, first stop Chesneywold for refreshments, then on to Slaapkranz.
The other three batches already on the trail all got going around 5am, so no one is having a lie-in this mornng.
Batch 1 - Trevor, Russell, John, Chris, Jac, Adohan, Fiona and Aileen are heading for the Aasvoelberg portage from Romansfontein, with batch 2 rider Jacques among them.
Batch 2 - Chris, Lindsay, Colin, Rory, Sergio, Fabio and Shaun are making their way towards Brosterlea and then onwards to Romansfontein.
Batch 3 - Leon, Dave, Gary, Andrew, Alex, Ed and Brad are going over the two portages on their way to Moordenaarspoort and then on to Kranskop today.