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20 April 2021

Curro Aurora | Joshua Dike rides to victory.
30 November 2020

Joshua Dike competes under the banner of Curro Aurora and is part of a group of Mountain Biking cyclists that participated in the Spur Schools Series that was suspended due to lockdown . Gauteng Schools’ Cycling  established a series of Virtual Cycling  Races, using the Zwist platform, to keep the cyclists active and to compete during the lockdown period. He cycled on a bicycle that worked off a smart trainer that simulated the movement of riding.


Joshua achieved the following virtual results:

  • The first trial race included 23 cyclists from Gauteng South Schools and he won the 21km event in 34 minutes, 30 seconds.
  • The next race was opened to include schools from all provinces in South Africa and he finished the 20km course  in 2nd  place out of the 60 riders in in a time of 32 minutes, 42 seconds.
  • The first official race took place on Thursday, 6 August 2020 and included cyclists from across the country. He competed in the u/17 event that included 15 cyclists over a distance of 34 kilometers, and won he race!
  • He participated in the SA Schools virtual race on Thursday, 13 August. The race included 43 cyclists from all the provinces. The virtual route was a 30km race on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, the traditional closing stretch of the Tour de France. Joshua also won this race.


Joshua was joined by Joshua van Niekerk and competed in the MyRyde cycling event at Curro Academy Wilgeheuwel on Saturday, 24 October. The course included multi terrains, and positions were determined by the amount of laps completed in 55 minutes. Joshua Dike completed 12 laps to win the race and Joshua van Niekerk completed 8 laps to finish 3rd.


Road Cycling:

Joshua Dike is congratulated on his 2nd place in the Men’s Youth u/17 event at the 94.7 Joburg Criterium Race!  It was a 40 minute plus 1 lap race that took place at Steyn City on Sunday, 15 November.  

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