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.
Blog posts: Cycling
A two-wheel explorer’s guide to cycling routes, tips, tricks and other biking escapes around the world.
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.
Minimalist landscapes, big sky vistas and people with loads of character are part of the deal when you saddle up along the Quiver Tree Tourism Route in the Northern Cape.
Cycling through Kafue National Park, a beautiful wilderness in Zambia.
The tranquillity of the Tokai Plantations encompasses what is unarguably one of the Cape’s top mountain bike trail destinations.
And so with the border painfully close, I sat in the middle of the Sudanese desert sun with a nose that glowed blistering scarlet; and with a fully laden motorbike and sidecar that had just come to a unexpected and worryingly shuddering halt.
The Beit Bridge border post into Zimbabwe strikes fear into the hearts of many. The key, we found, is to inspire more confusion by saying, ‘No, we have no vehicle, we are going through on bicycles.
Load up on a double whammy of feel-good endorphins and a great caffeine fix through southern KwaZulu-Natal’s coffee plantations at the Clearwater Trail Centre.
Amanzi Awethu! finally arrives in Louis Trichardt, speaks to some local kids and visits the white lions.
The duo of cyclists that is Amanzi Awethu! take on the harsh Limpopo province on their 10 000-km journey north to raise funds for communities without access to fresh water.