GABRAN 2017 sets a new record for The Cows

A group of around 120 cyclists braved the icy weather to take part in the annual GABRAN (Great Annual Bicycle Ride Across Natal), hosted by the Westville Cycle Club from the 18th to 20th August, helping to set a new record for money raised for the CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation. The passionate sportsmen and women…


GABRAN 2017 – by Sue Andrews

Since I started cycling, roughly 9 years ago now, I must have heard about GABRAN umpteen times in different conversations. With envy I have listened to tales regaled from all that have been a part of the experience. These stories have been shared by serious cyclists to committed spectators. Fun is probably the most common…


Mauer back to ride another GABRAN

With over 130 riders confirmed for the 2017 edition of the GABRAN (the Great Annual Bike Race Across Natal), Bluff cycling enthusiast Johnny Mauer has committed to extending his record as the ride’s most decorated participant, having taken part in virtually every GABRAN since the three day ride’s inception. The ride now forms part of…


GABRAN Cow goes the extra mile

As entries 2017 GABRAN (Great Annual Bike Ride Across Natal) start to arrive at The Cows HQ Paddock, some of the stalwarts of the sport-mad charity fund raisers have gone the extra mile to raise money for the Childhood Cancer Foundation CHOC. Durban based Wayne Campbell, a member of the Kings Park Cycling Club, is…


The Cows gear up for GABRAN Stampede

With a lofty national target of raising R10 million for the Childhood Cancer Foundation in their tenth year of existence, the irrepressible sport fanatics that make up The Cows are gearing up for their annual three-day fund-raising bicycle tour known as GABRAN, or the Great Annual Bike Ride Across Natal. Into its 26th year, the…


The Cows honour Kelvin and Corrine du Sart

The Cows presented Kelvin and Corinne du Sart from the Westville Cycle Club with a framed shirt signed by Chris Froome in recognition of their support of the Cows and organising GABRAN. Through their involvement in putting GABRAN together with The Cows Kelvin and Corrine have helped raise R385 000 over 3 years. They are…


Gabran 2017

Westville Cycle Club has very kindly offered to run the GABRAN 2017 again, (Great Annual Bicycle Ride Across Natal) for The Cows, and we are full steam ahead for this well organised event, which sees us pedalling from Drakensberg to Hillcrest over 3 days, with compulsory grazing stops and overnight camping. This is a NON…


Welcome to Gabran 2017

Into its 28th year GABRAN (Great Annual Bicycle Ride Across Natal) 2017 will be held from 18 to 20 August, organised by Westville Cycle Club for The Cows, and we are full steam ahead for this well organised event, which sees us pedalling from Drakensberg to Hillcrest over 3 days, with compulsory grazing stops and…


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