Rafeeq Safodien | Cycling Coach
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Rafeeq Safodien | Cycling Coach   RIDEANDRACE


Cape Town
South Africa



Sport Types

Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Cyclocross, Adventure Racing

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


I am Cycling South Africa and UCI Level One certified coach and an athlete specializing in solo 12 hour, 24 hour and single stage semi-supported or unsupported ultra distance cycling. Even though my primary focus is ultra distance coaching I do enjoy working with cyclists, men or women who compete in single and or multi-day stage racing, be it road or mountain bike.

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As a coach I am passionate about motivating and steering other ultra distance cyclists in the direction of their goal. As an athlete, I enjoy riding far and fast, I'm driven by adventure and push beyond my limits to rewrite my potential.

Who would I prefer to work with
A cyclist who is willing to shape their lifestyle and environment to match their aspirations.

My approach to coaching
Is seeing the rider as an individual while using practical knowledge and personal experience to provide coaching guidance specific to the cyclist's needs.

What I have learnt
Is to establish consistency first.

Cycling race experience
12 & 24 hour solo road and mountain bike racing, self & semi supported ultra endurance racing, single day provincial and national, on and off road and multi-day stage racing such as Cape Epic and Cape Pioneer Trek.

Ultra cycling achievements

2nd at DARLING TTU 24 hour in 2018
Top 5 finisher at Killarney 12 hour in 2018
Top 10 finisher at Bikingman Oman in 2018
3rd at DARLING TTU 24 hour in 2017
Top 10 finisher at TheMunga in 2016


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Training Camps, Bike Fit

Athlete Requirements

All that is asked of you is that you ride a bike, and want to improve in some way. A downloadable cycling GPS computer (Garmin, Wahoo, etc.), heart rate strap and or power meter is highly recommended.

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Cape Town
South Africa