Honda CRF 1000 L Africa Twin – Launch Report

The new Honda Africa Twin is the most anticipated and discussed bike of 2016. Carl Kritzinger attended the international launch in the Western Cape and filed this report. In 1986, the year of its birth, the Honda NXR750 “Africa Twin” won the Paris-Dakar rally raid. It was conceived with the sole purpose of winning this […]

Pretoria, Swaziland round trip – 3 days

1. Total distance of route and date of ride? 990 kilometres Click here to open in Google maps. 2.How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? Three days. Leisurely 3. Why are you recommending this route? What’s special about it? The route goes through Swaziland, which is so close to […]

Patensie, Steytlerville, Uitenhage – 1 day (dual)

1. Total distance of route and date of ride?  300km; July 2014 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? Leisurely, eight hours. 3. Why are you recommending this route? What’s special about it? Less travelled Baviaanskloof area; beautiful mountain surroundings. And for those living near the Baviaanskloof […]

West Coast, Northern Cape and Cederberg – 2 days

1. Total distance of route and date of ride? +/- 900 km 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? One-and-a half days. On the first day we rode about 300 km and 600 km the second day. On tar our speed was 110 to 140 km/h and […]

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 […]