National Cycling Indaba encourages open discussion for all

CSA News

Cycling South Africa, in conjunction with KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation, will be hosting the National Cycling Indaba in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 October 2016 at the Garden Court Marine Parade in Durban.

The Indaba will encourage open discussion about the strategic direction of the Federation with particular focus on Transformation and Development – what needs to be done, and how can it be implemented – with Friday’s discussion focusing on road safety.

Guest speakers include Mrs Rohini Naidoo (Head of Department KwaZulu-Natal Sport and Recreation), Dr Willie Basson (Eminent Persons Group), Robyn Theliso (ZenOne), MEC Mxolisi Kaunda (KwaZulu-Natal Transport), Robert Vogel and Gordon Laing (Pedal Power Association) and Marc Bainbridge (Garmin Product Manager) as well as speakers from various academies from around KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa.

The entire Indaba proceedings will be live streamed via and we invite all cycling stakeholders to follow the proceedings online and participate via Twitter. Use the hashtag #CyclingIndaba2016 and we will track incoming tweets and pose them as questions to the panel/s during the “Feedback” and “Ideas” sessions. The Indaba also incorporates breakaway groups for discussion on the role of all cycling stakeholders in transformation.

For information on the National Cycling Indaba, please visit:

27 October 2016    
Welcome 08:30 MC
Introduction to Indaba 08:40 William Newman: President, Cycling South Africa
Importance of transformation in sport 09:00 Mrs Rohini Naidoo: HOD KZN Sport & Recreation
Transformation in Sport / The EPG / SRSA Position 09:30 Dr Willie Basson (EPG)
Tea 10:30  
Academy presentations 10:45 Cycling Academies
Cycling SA - Plans and Objectives 11:30 Mike Bradley: General Manager, Cycling South Africa
"Race the Future" Presentation 12:30 Robyn Thekiso: Zen One
Lunch 13:00  
Role of cycling stakeholders in transformation 14:00 Breakaway Groups
Tea 15:15  
Feedback Sessions 15:30 General
Close and thanks 17:00 William Newman: President, Cycling South Africa
Dinner 19:00  
28 October 2016    
Welcome 08:30 MC
Cycling SA Road safety address 08:35 Cycling South Africa
Road safety address 09:00 MEC Mxolisi Kaunda; KZN Transport
PPA - Road safety program 09:30 Robert Vogel & Gordon Laing: Pedal Power Association
Tea 10:30  
Garmin Varia Presentation 10:45 Marc Bainbridge, Product Manager, Garmin
Feedback and ideas 11:30 General
Indaba wrap up 12:30 General
Close 13:00 William Newman: President, Cycling South Africa
Lunch 13:15