Category Archive for: Cape Town rides

Chappies run on BMW’s

We had another ride excuse this Sunday … to discuss the Classic bike club ride coming up and test ride the BMW R90s (now that I have let go) ,  and the BMW R69 (a smoothie) and the r 1200 r for a bit of uber ooomph. Attached a spread, 1950’s, 1970’s, 2010’s……mere words cannot…

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 Peninsula Run, April 2014

Sometimes the simplest pleasures are the most rewarding … This mornings Cape Classic club run was the simple and classic Cape Peninsula tour via Silvermine down to Scarborough and then along into Simons Town. The weather was immaculate, clear skies, no wind and we had a really good turn out with 13 bikes in total.…

Club ride to Rooi Els on the 3rd of November 2013

We have decided on a ride out to Rooi Els, along Clarence drive to the restaurant at Rooi Els “corner” under Klein Hangklip. First group meeting at Constantia Village 8.15 and the rest at the Engen 1 stop along the N2 at 9.00 am We’ll probably have breakfast at 10.30 and the route is about…

The October Cape Classic club ride to Franschhoek

Cape Town delivered as always on Sunday with a spectacular spring motorcycle ride out to Franshhoek. It was a bit chilly on the way out … but the sun broke and the roads were quiet and dry. Even though some bikes pottered along at 60 due to their old age we all made it safely…