The Department of culture, sports and recreation is taking cycling to the community. The Department has teamed up with Mpumalanga Cycling Union to donate bicycles to clubs in the townships.
The first recipient of the donation was Bushbuckridge Cycling Club (BCC). The club received road bicycles and the cyclists have put them into good use. BCC will be taking part in the Mpumalanga Road Championships in eManzana on March 13.
The second recipient was Mataffin Cycling Club. The club received mountain bikes. “With the donation of the bicycles, the Department is providing fuel and motivation to develop cycling in the townships,” said Sibongile Nkosi adding the initiative will be taken to all corners of Mpumalanga.