The tiny town of Emgwenya (formerly Waterval Boven) is famous for its white-knuckle climbing routes, but the biking trails here in the Elands River Valley are top class too.
Blog posts: Cycling
A two-wheel explorer’s guide to cycling routes, tips, tricks and other biking escapes around the world.
The Slow Living Baviaans Tour through the Baviaanskloof, Eastern Cape, is a very easy going cycle tour covering only about 30-35 km a day over five days with plenty of time for walking, exploring and climbing mountains.
After a month in the ‘Stans and Iran my view of this part of the world has changed forever.
We’ve made it to Tajikistan and between the altitude, frigid temperatures, steep climbs and amazing scenery we’ve been left breathless several times. These are the five best breathtaking moments so far.
Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve in the Western Cape is known as the place to see snow. But what do you do when you book a weekend in the middle of winter and you get all of the cold but none of the snow?
If it’s mind-space riding you’re after, pedal onto the Touwsberg tracks for a Klein Karoo trail that will recharge your soul.
The first stop on a Silk Road journey through Central Asia: Kyrgyzstan, the land of snow-capped mountains and friendly locals.
Skeerpoort Mountain Bike Trails – set on a Magaliesberg cheese farm – has something for those connoisseur riders in search of a tantalising trail.
Having not ridden a bike for many years, I was nervous about joining a cycle tour of the city of Cape Town. Turns out you never forget how to ride a bike and even if you think you know the city, this is a unique way to see the Mother City.
Cycling through the streets of Cape Town under a full moon to raise money for the Rock Girl Safe Spaces initiative proved that 40 ordinary people can make a difference and have fun whilst doing it.