Always game for an adventure the opportunity to go on a Cycle in Soweto tour cropped up recently. Having grown up in Joburg’s northern suburbs I wanted to know more about the history on my doorstep. It wasn’t what I expected.
Blog posts: Cycling
A two-wheel explorer’s guide to cycling routes, tips, tricks and other biking escapes around the world.
The Bahananwa tribe live below the dramatic Blouberg mountain in Limpopo. Jacques Marais and his family get into nature’s rhythm at the African Ivory Route camp within their tribal grazing lands on the edge of Blouberg Nature Reserve.
The best places to watch and cheer on the cyclists in this year’s Cape Town Cycle Tour – and road closure details for those who want to avoid it.
It’s god looking, it folds up and the motor assists your peddling. It’s difficult not to love Cycology’s A2B Kuo.
I drove to the Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve to tackle one of their new mountain biking trails, and rediscovered a love of being on a bike.
A nuclear power plant is the last place you’d expect to find herds of eland, springbok and zebra, and a thriving bird life. But Koeberg Nature Reserve is just such a place and makes an ideal Saturday morning outing.
While out on a ride at the Clearwater Trail on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast I almost rode into what I think was a massive black mamba. I cannot confirm 100% but if there are any snake experts out that that may be able to identify the snake from the video I’d love to hear your thoughts.
Oak Valley Estate combines fine wines with exhilarating mountain biking, and it’s no wonder this destination is a Cape favourite.
Otters’ Haunt is best known as a river-paddling destination, but owners Graeme and Karen Addison have established a number of trails to lure mountain bikers to this Vaal River hideaway near Parys.If you’re keen on a provincial cross-border crank, this ride can zip you into the Free State, Gauteng and the North West Province.
Photos from the last two months of our cycling trip from Cairo to Nairobi with the ultimate destination being Cape Town. Only 6000km to go!