Oak Valley Estate combines fine wines with exhilarating mountain biking, and it’s no wonder this destination is a Cape favourite.
Blog posts: Cycling
A two-wheel explorer’s guide to cycling routes, tips, tricks and other biking escapes around the world.
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!
Ouch! Robert Mennen of Team Topeak Ergon hit a buck during Stage 1 of the Absa Cape Epic in Citrusdal. Check out the footage from his GoPro handlebar camera.
We are on a journey to travel in sections from Agulhas to the Kunene River, as far as possible on gravel roads. Our first section began at Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve
Saddle up in search of headspace in the southern Drakensberg’s Kamberg Nature Reserve.
How to go ride completely off the map on Williamsburg Mountain Reserve, a hideaway destination secreted within a wild valley near Uniondale.
Lance, this is where you should seek absolution, not on Oprah. And spare us the bestseller that everyone who ever cheered you on will read, just to find a glimmer of vindication. Save us the R249 and drop some of your own cash on a trip Malawi. It’s time you climbed aboard a real bike: Njinga, the iron horse of Malawi.
The rambunctious peaks clawing at the clouds in the Katberg area make for purring good biking, but beware … vicious wind could turn your ride into an extreme outing.
Travelling from Cairo to Cape Town once isn’t enough. I’m going again and this time I plan on doing it even better.