The 2023 Nedbank Tour de Great Dyke has witnessed an astonishing feat as an octogenarian cyclist, Wilson Dube, continues the set tour records by successfully completing the first lap of the grueling 320km cycling event.
At 82 years of age, Dube’s remarkable endurance has left spectators in awe, as he remains on track to complete the entire journey on two wheels.
In an exclusive interview with Great Dyke News, Wilson Dube shared his experience of the race, expressing satisfaction with the fairness of the competition and the favorable weather conditions. This year marks Dube’s fourth participation in the Tour, a testament to his unwavering dedication to the sport of cycling.
Dube took the opportunity to inspire young, aspiring cyclists, emphasizing the positive impact of cycling on their lives. He encouraged them to take the sport seriously, highlighting its potential to bring about life-changing transformations.
As the Tour progresses, the cyclists have reached Gweru and are scheduled to rest in Shurugwi for the night before embarking on the final leg of the race towards Zvishavane. Dube’s remarkable journey serves as an inspiration to all, proving that age is no barrier when it comes to pursuing one’s passion and participating in challenging sporting events.