Posts Tagged:Vintage motorbike

The Cape Classic Ride 2016

Words: Ferdie Botha Images: Dieter Struben Being a newcomer to the club I would like to firstly congratulate and thank the organisers Howard, Leslie – and whom else? – for the excellent arrangements which kept us all happy and fed, properly fed in particular… Some vague stats: 3 days, 3 nights and on my clock…

CMCC visits Ravenol Oil Observatory Cape Town

Lubrication for your machines awaits you at Ravenol Cape Town What you dont know about lubrication will be revealed at Ravenol depot in Obs. Its is a state of the art facility with over 100 types of oils , grease, cleaning products and more The CMCC riders were entertained by Freddy and Simon on Saturday…

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 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…

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 CMC Johannesburg 1000 Bike Show 2013

A club member recently went to take a look at this year’s 1000 Bike Show in Germiston, Johannesburg on July the 6th 2013. The 1000 Bike Show is run by the Classic Motorcycle Club in Johannesburg which is a much bigger organisation than our own CMCC and they certainly weren’t lying about the 1000 bit…

Classic Motorcycle Club meeting, 25th May 2013

It was just a regular monthly classic bike club meeting today, with a few classic bikes, a few laughs, a few oil spills and a large amount of boerie rolls. After the basic bits of business had been covered (making sure everyone knew that Howard is currently pedal powered) we had an informative talk from…