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Henri van der Merwe
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Very pretty... Would love to know how the discs feel on a road bike!
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Sad Eddy Bos will be out....great photos though!   #ParisRoubaix   #MTNQhubeka  
More than a race, Parix-Roubaix is a surviving test. Wiggins, Boom and Kristoff probably will drive the race, and whatever will be, Paris-Roubaix will be epic. Let's take a look at this photogallery made by Jered Gruber. Honestly these photos make us dream if we think to the race of this weekend ...
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Whether you want to win sprints, improve your climbing, or if you just want to ride a bit faster, improving your power will help every aspect of your cycling.

This video has three sessions that'll help!
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Very nice to have the prologue in our back-yard!  
Not so nice to realise just how slow I am ;-)
#legends   #CapeEpic  
 
2015 ABSA Cape Epic | Congrats for BULLS 1 2nd today +Karl Platt & Urs Huber.
Very bad luck for BULLS 2 Tim Böhme & Simon Stiebjahn loosing lots time running up the climb to Dead Mans Tree due to a twisted chain...
#absacapeepic #teamBULLS #urshuber #karlplatt #timböhme #simonstiebjahn #timoscheider #vollekanone  
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+Henri van der Merwe
;-) ;-)...you're not a Pro Rider!
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Peach of a day Sani2C training with. +Digby Webb​. Pity about the Legs.. 
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hahaha - it will get better.  :-)
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Great day out with +Saskia van der Merwe​ : never thought I would say I did an Argus in 1:35!
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Great ride mate:-)
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Have a look +Saskia van der Merwe  +Digby Webb !
 
Paris-Roubaix tech gallery: A deep look at all the little tricks teams use to weather the pavé.
Teams break out the best equipment for the most demanding road race on earth, over 150 miles of racing on the cobblestones
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Beer's in the fridge!  Can't wait #ParisRoubaix  
 
#TBT Video: Slow-Motion cobblestone crushing in the 2011 Paris-Roubaix. 
An up-close and personal look at the cobblestones that make Paris-Roubaix so hard, and so fascinating, shot in beautiful slow-mo video
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Lol..g'day Henry...
Enjoy the Party...:-))
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Teddy!!!
 
Jestli se jej ptal někdo, na jeho názor....?
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Aawwww!
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Cape Cycle Tour about fynbos not the bikes: About 34000 cyclists took to the streets yesterday for a shortened edition of the Cape Town Cycle Tour.
About 34000 cyclists took to the streets yesterday for a shortened edition of the Cape Town Cycle Tour.
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Too sweet for an animal lover ;-)
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Education
  • Helpmekaar
    High School, 1981 - 1985
  • UCT
    Geology(Hons), 1986 - 1990
  • FTI
    DipOOAD, 2004 - 2004
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Hendrik
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Introduction
Sporty geeky familyman/Geeky sporty familyman.
I love water.
I love my toys: canoes, gadgets and a 29er that I am not qualified to ride.
I somehow meandered my way into IS through a process of happenstance rather than planning.
I love watching history doccies.
I am a bit of a paradox in many things.

I live for my three lovely girls, and to be happy (with thanks to John Lennon)
Bragging rights
I actually managed to marry someone wonderful, and produce two lovely girls!
Work
Occupation
Information Technology
Employment
  • CareWorks
    IS Manager, 2012 - present
  • Self
    Independent Contractor, 2011 - 2011
  • Council for Geoscience
    GIS and database guy, 1993 - 1998
  • Pharmaceutical Benefit Management Management (PBM)
    DBA/ Assistant IT Manager, 1998 - 2001
  • Medscheme
    Product Manager, 2001 - 2005
  • CreativIT
    Partner, 2005 - 2010
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Currently
Cape Town
Previously
Johannesburg
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A reliable and friendly 'local' hardware store
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Great as always! Perfect old school venue for a great red meat birthday dinner!
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