Posts Tagged:western cape

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…

Cape Classic Annual Ride 2015

WORLD CUP OF ANNUAL BIKE RIDES – CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE CLUB CAPE – OCTOBER 2015 “It was a dark and stormy night” is how Royal Enfield Chris suggested a good story begins…………… The CMCC’s annual ride began on the last Friday in October, a day before such a dark and stormy night, with the weather still…

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…

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…

Classic Bike Club meeting on 26th October 2013

Another regular monthly club meeting for the Classic Motorcycle Club of Cape Town, with the added bonus of a charcoal braai, cold beers and the possibility that someone would fall into Mike’s pool at some point in the afternoon. There was a good turn out of bikes and riders and we were pleased to be…

Classic motorbike ride to Darling

The Classic Motorycle Club Cape Town did it’s usual monthly run on the 4th of August – this time to Darling, towards the West Coast of South Africa. Possibly it was the memory of the rough road that put off a few of the regular club riders, and maybe this is also why we had…