Category Archive for: Previous events

Franschhoek Motor Museum on Fathers Day

We managed to fly our club banners at the Franschhoek Motor Museum on Sunday the 19th June despite the all day downpour (there was an 8% rise in dam levels in one day) Funny thing about being in the rain … it makes you laugh! and so it was lots of laughing, running, curry, coffee…

Classic bike club meeting 27th June

It was a sad farewell meeting to say goodbye to outgoing president Mike Nevin on Saturday. Incoming president Howard said a few words and the usual beer and boerie activities took place as well. We also took a rare club photo to mark the occasion, with Martin ‘speedy Gonzales’ Harris behind the shutter. The club…

Century Run 2015

Another big South African regional event in the classic bike club world, and one where all the various Cape Town bike clubs come together to give some of their older bikes a good run too … The century run is all about pairing the oldest bikes with the oldest riders on a ride out in…

Classic Ride to Philadelphia

On today’s classic bike club ride to Philadelphia in the Western Cape we had a good turn out with a good selection of bikes … Howard’s 1975 BMW R 90 S was on its inaugural club ride! We set off from Woodbridge island, then headed down the R27 right onto the old (and grumpy) Malmesbury…

Classic bike club meeting 28th June

It was another regular monthly Classic Motorcycle Club meeting at Tokai, Cape Town. There was a good turnout of almost 30 members old and new with lots of classic bikes enjoying being ridden out in the winter sunshine. We started planning our first club trip in October, potentially taking in Worcester, Swellendam, Napier and Hermanus…

Century Run to Oudtshoorn with the Triumph Owners Club

Many of our members have heard me wax lyrical about the ride to Oudtshoorn with the Triumph Owners Club – and wondered (I am sure) what the fuss was about. Well – on Thursday 6 February I met Howard at Constantia Village and we filled up the bikes; Howard the cream R50 and me on…