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Soweto’s young cyclists show their mettle

Soweto’s young cyclists show their mettle

OUTLWILE TSIPANE THE area around Tebogo Kgano’s house in Diepkloof Zone 3, Soweto, is a hive of activity on weekday afternoons. Children in green and black gear with assorted colour helmets and an array of clip-in shoes roam the pavement and street, circling on their bicycles.  Further down the road, where Kgano’s street intersects with Eben Cuyler Street, there is a paved clearing. It is meant to be a taxi and bus terminus but, unused, serves a different purpose for the children who gather to exercise and run there.   These children are members of the Soweto Cycling Academy, a self-funded…
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