Off Road Ride : 27/4 - 1/5 : 4 Nights : 2 options : 3 outrides : Partners encouraged

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You and your partner/guests are invited to join Me and our fellow Club Members on a ride to the beautiful Rooiberg Lodge situated outside Van Wyks Dorp in the Kannaland area of the Little Karoo.

Rooiberg

 

This is why Rooiberg has its name.

All bikes welcome.

Dates : 27th April to 1st May

The outrides are optional. You can join them on your own or with your partner. Your partner is however welcome to to stay and relax at the Lodge as are you.

If you stay at the Lodge for the day then lunch is for your own expense.

Itinerary : 

All rides on well used dirt roads.

  • Day 1: Easy dirt road ride to Rooiberg Lodge on well used dirt roads. 55/45 Dirt Tar.
  • Day 2: Seweweeks Poort and a visit to the Gamkaskloof Dam. 65/35 Dirt Tar.
  • Day 3: Visit Mossel Bay and back to the Lodge. 50/50 Dirt Tar.
  • Day 4: Swartberg Pass and "Die Hell" if time permits. 60/40 Dirt Tar.
  • Day 5: Dirt & Tar back to Cape Town.

The plan is that the ride up to Rooiberg and our return will be very straight forward on well used dirt roads. Plan is not to leave too early have a nice easy ride up arriving mid afternoon.

If your partners don't want to ride up with you on the bike they are welcome to drive up and meet us at the Lodge. There is a good 44km (Ladismith side) or 52km (Riversdal side) dirt road to the Lodge.

Accommodation

Our accommodation is in the "Loft" section of the Lodge. Unfortunately all rooms only have single beds but they can be pushed together if necessary.

The bathroom and rest rooms are in the downstairs sector of the loft. These are immaculately kept with numerous Showers and toilets with bath's as well. Price R600.00 PP per night DB&B.

The Lodge has a big swimming pool and lovely Bar/Lounge/Restaurant area here we will socialize and have 2 dinners. The other two meals will be in the form of a fantastic "Braai" in the "Lapa" area. We will braai ourselves.

The lovely cottages are unfortunately not available for the Friday night but are available from the Saturday. The cottages comprise of 2 bedrooms one with a shower and one with a bath and a lounge/kitchen area with fridge etc. Price R750.00 PP per night DB&B.

If interested in this option you can spend the first night in the "Loft" then move to the cottages on the Saturday.

Like to join us?

Send me a mail to geoff@eubiketours.co.za with your and your partners name and your cel number. Please state your choice of accommodation.

To confirm your booking please pay your monies into the Club account :

Bank account details:

  • First National Bank
  • Branch: Long Street
  • Branch code: 201709 (Standard Bank users must add 2 zeros at the end)
  • A/c no: 50060098602
  • A/c name: BMW Motorcycle Club Cape
  • Ref: Your Name & Surname & RBL

Please email the EFT payment remittance treasurer@bmwmotorradclubcape.co.za 

Refund Policy

Booking monies paid into the Club account are non refundable unless the ride is canceled. In such an event your money will be repaid in full.

Liability

Motorsport is inherently dangerous.  As per paragraph 9 of the club constitution, the club shall not be held liable for any loss, injury or death of any member or guest, howsoever arising.

 

 

 

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  • Geoff & Noelene Russell
  • George & Lynette Smit              (Paid)
  • Mathew Fouche                        (Paid)
  • Alan Wight                               (Paid)
  • Hugh Hendricks                         (Paid)
  • Carl Koch                                 (Paid)
  • Stefania                                   (Paid)
  • Cobus & Nina Cronje (Chalet)     (Paid)
  • Rouen & Adele Williams (Chalet) (Paid)
  • Ian & Karen Verhulp (Chalet)      (Paid)
  • Dennis Davidoff                        (Paid)
  • Peter Haarhoff                          (Paid)
  • Roland van Greunen

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I'm contemplating really, really hard in joining! But I'm doing my contemplating in this forum so please do not post in on any of the whatsup groups!wink

"I love my bike, she spends my money just the way I like it."

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Or Nina can ride with me!!!!!!

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Space still available

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Charles Oertel's picture
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Geoff, I would join this tour if I wasn't taking a long weekend to Clarens with Julie and her funny cousins.

 

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Geoff Russell's picture
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What a pity Charles. Would be great to have you back "on the road again" with us.

Its going to be great weekend.

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Don't worry, trips with you are on my bucket list, along with a holiday in Zanzibar, a second honeymoon in Hogsback via Baviaans and Addo in the Jimny, Trials Nationals in Durban and Cape Town, a bike trip to Namibia, a Jimny trip to Etosha, River Rafting on the Orange, a ski trip to Tiffendel or Europe, a holiday in Croatia and a pile of other things.

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Day 1 and 2. 

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