Kalk Bay, Cape point, Chapmans Peak – day trip (tar)

View BR_Around Cape Town in a larger map 1. Total distance of route and date of ride? About 110km. September 2012 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? It took us the whole day (From 11:00 to 18:00). Well, a Vuka can only reach 100 km/h down […]

Cape Town, Citrusdal, Kromrivier (Cederberg) – two days (dual)

1. Total distance of route? 508 km in total, of which about 180km are gravel roads. 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? Two days. I started the Saturday morning at around 07:00 and arrived at my overnight destination at 15:00. On tar I was averaging 100km/h […]

Kraaifontein, Tulbagh, Porterville – day trip (tar)

View Larger Map 1. Total distance of route? 305km 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? Five hours, leisurely. 3. Why are you recommending this route? What’s special about it? A great sample of touring riding, scenic and with some varying speed sections. Also, along this route […]

Melkbosstrand, Piketberg, Darling – day trip (dual)

1. Total distance of route? 360km, 110km gravel road. 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? It took me 6,5 hours making quite a lot of stops for photo’s. I traveled leisurely. On the gravel roads I did speeds from 40km/h-80km/h and on tar roads up to […]

Blouberg, Hout Bay, Stellenbosch – half day (tar)

View Larger Map Get KML file here  1. Total distance of route? 175 km 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? Morning through to Lunch. Leisurely for sure. 3. Why are you recommending this route? What’s special about it? Scenic, mixture of low, medium and faster speeds, perfect […]

Durbanville, Paardeberg, Riebeek Kasteel – half day (tar)

View Larger Map Get KLM file here 1. Total distance of route? +- 200km 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? 4 hours, including a leisurely lunch. 3. Why are you recommending this route? What’s special about it? Explores the back roads of the Western Cape and […]

Sutherland, Cederberg, Tankwa Karoo – 3 days (gravel)

View sutherland 6 in a larger map 1. Total distance of route? +- 800km 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? Three days. But we took our time and made lots of stops along the way. The weather was crazy on day one. A lot of rain and intense […]

Cape Town, Franschhoek, Somerset West – half day (tar)

1. Total distance of route? 221 km 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? We left at 07:30 am and were home by 13:00. We rode at a leisurely pace, not exceeding the speed limit. 3. Why are you recommending this route? What’s special about it? It’s […]