Western Cape premier, Helen Zille, and a group of provincial cabinet ministers, the Bicycle Empowerment Network, Cycling SA and staff will be cycling in stages from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town, starting on Sunday, June 17 and finishing on Thursday, June 21.
The aim of the cycle tour is to promote healthier life choices and to take the message, Better Together, to residents of the province.
Zille explains, "Better Together is about opportunities and responsibility. We, as the government, have the duty to provide opportunities for citizens to improve their circumstances and empower themselves so they can live lives they value while citizens have the responsibility to make use of those opportunities and make the effort to improve their lives and those of others."
As part of the cycle tour, Zille and Western Cape Minister of Health as well other roleplayers will be at Hornlee Coomunity Hall at 15:00 on Sunday, June 17 to hand over ten bicycles to be used to distribute chronic medications.