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Adrian

2018/06/24 - 15:43
'72 Triumph Bonneville
10+ years

Greetings to All,

I'm a retired pilot and live in Stellenbosch.

My bike collection consists of a 1972 Triumph Bonneville (customised as a cafe racer), a 1936 Triumph Tiger 80 and a 1913 Royal Enfield.

Having recently sold my 2012 Triumph Speed Triple, my curiosity about off-road bikes has been ignited by a friend who rides a 1200GS and I've been contemplating buying one.

I've spent the last few hours looking through some of the forums here which are full of interesting and useful information.

I look forward to reading more posts and interacting with the members.

Regards,

Adrian

 

Hoodlum78

2018/06/22 - 07:46
GS1200 Adventure, KTM 690R, KTM 300, HD RoadKing Classic
10+ years

Hi I am Petrus Jordaan. I am riding a 2011 R1200 GS Adventure. Its the first adventure type bike for me. My previous bike was a ZX14.

I am married to Charleen Jordaan who also loves biking. She always like riding with me as pillion but hopefully that will change as she wants to be riding a bike of her own someday.

We love doing long trips with the bike. We would love to do some offroad trips with the BMW Motorrad club where we could be taught the know hows of off road riding and get to meet new friends.

I am currently riding for a MC club but that might change......lol.

 

 

 

Funinthesun

2018/06/19 - 09:29
F800GS
3-6 months

My Name is Kobus been on the GS for the last couple of months - have no off road experience and looking forward to gain that experience soon.

 

Will update as we go along

Issigonis

2018/06/18 - 15:11
R1200 GS Adventure & R1200RT
10+ years

Hi, I'm Steve Miller. I'm enjoying my foray into adventure riding after many years racing cars. I'm a serial entrepreneur, currently involved in brewing, advertising and software. Married with two grown boys, both of whom do off-road riding.

CarelZA

2018/06/17 - 07:45
BMW F800 GS Adventure
3-5 years

Hi, I like riding over difficult terrain, though I'm not very good at it yet - still learning! I'm in love with my F800 GS Adventure (her name is Calypso) which is basically an oversized scrambler cheeky 

pigsurfnero

2018/06/15 - 20:10
bmw f800s 2009
10+ years

bcurnick

2018/06/13 - 17:02
BMW 1000 RR
10+ years

Good day

 

My name is Bruce Curnick and have just moved to Cape Town recently. I have also just recently bought a new BMW motorcycle. I am also a very keen cyclist. 

 

Regards Bruce

ericmin

2018/06/08 - 16:27
Harley Davidson Street Glide
10+ years

I am Belgium leaving in CPT for 27 years, love bike and ride

Ralph Andreas

2018/06/06 - 15:43
BMW 800 GS
0-3 months

Hi There

My name is Ralph Andreas. I am 56 years old and live in Vredehoek Cape Town. Other than owning a 250 cc scrambler for a couple of years about 15 years ago, I am totally new to motorcycle scene. I am looking forward to doing some outrides on weekends and later, possibly venturing out further on tours.

I own a panelshop situated in Bellville.

Niel de Bod

2018/06/06 - 08:16
2014 BMW 800 GSA
6-12 months

Muscadel

2018/06/05 - 10:12
BMW R1200GS triple black
10+ years

Stefan Oberholzer

2018/06/04 - 20:25
BMW F800GS 2017 Trophy Edition
6-12 months

Recently decided to join the commuters traveling to the CBD everyday from Blouberg side, never though I will become a biker!  Loving every moment of it!

Jonathan.Heptinstall

2018/06/01 - 13:30
F800ST
5-10 years

New profile, as i have forgotten what i used before.

Jonathan Heptinstall, Father of 2 , professional "white Knight "

De Villiers Bos...

2018/05/30 - 16:58
BMW 1200 GS Adv LC 2016
5-10 years

Peter van Veyeren

2018/05/30 - 10:37
2012 GSA
10+ years

I have been riding on road and off road bikes for +_ 40 years. I currently use by GSA to commute to work on a daily basis. I don't do offroad any more and enjoy touring with my wife.

Schalkd

2018/05/29 - 07:13
Bmw adventure
3-6 months

Married to Zelda, who knows more than google.

Real name is Schalk and mostly commute and  longer trips over weekends, would love to do more off road riding.

Ali Beetge

2018/05/25 - 07:28
BMW G310R
6-12 months

Hi there!

My name is Ali (Alicia), I'm an Architect by profession. I have a a passion for residential and furniture design.

I am the proud owner of a small yet nifty G310R motorcycle, which I use everyday to commute with from Tyger Lake to Greenpoint (except for rainy days) . I bought the bike in January 2018.  I am a new rider and also still relatively new to Cape Town so I am very excited to meet other motorcycle enthusiasts! I have done some rides with Ladie Bikers SA, most recent one was the International Ride Day which was an awesome ride, hope to have more! 

I'm addition to bike adventures, I love rock climbing, trail running and painting / drawing fynbos... 

Hope to see you guys soon! :) 

lodiewillemse

2018/05/24 - 12:42
gs 1200
10+ years

Peter-James Thomson

2018/05/22 - 19:33
BMW K1200RS
10+ years

Ek geniet motorfiets ry wanneer ek tyd het (meestal in die winter). Ek is oorspronklik van Montagu, maar woon & werk deesdae in De Doorns.

Ek het informasie gesoek i.v.m die sluiting van Kingtek Motorcycles waar ek gewoonlik my motorfiets laat diens het en alle inligting daaroor op hierdie webwerf gelees. Ek dink hierdie webwerf kan 'n goeie toekomstige bron van informasie vir my wees.

Ek moes vandag die jare tel hoe lank ek al motorfiets ry en dis 33 jaar! Ek het as kind op ons plaas op 10 jarige ouderdom begin met 'n Honda XL185S en deur die jare verskeie motorfietse besit. Ek is egter mal oor my K1200RS! Sal haar nie sommer laat gaan nie!

Groete!

AfteMath

2018/05/21 - 09:25
BMW X Challenge
10+ years

Cruizing Selwyn

2018/05/20 - 08:03
GS650 Dakar
5-10 years

Love biking, more on than off road though. Avid landscape and wildlife photographer. Enjoy fellow bikers company.

REgards,

 

Selwyn Lloyd

serge pommier

2018/05/19 - 00:08
BMW R1200GS
3-5 years

I am from Canada and over 60 years young. Rode 3 years in my twenty's on a Jawa 250 and graduated to a Honda CB350. Just started to to riding again 2 years ago when my som gave me his 2006 BMW.

Ride with my wife and dont do lots of trail, mostly tar roads.

Love the bike...

Steven Smuts

2018/05/18 - 10:33
GSA 1200 / 2008
5-10 years

Good Morning Everyone,

Pretty excited to join on some rides around Cape Town. My name is Steven and new to Adventure Biking. Its true what they say, the older you get the more adventure you seek.

Hope to see everyone soon.

 

Stephan Grobler

2018/05/09 - 09:03
BMW F800 GS
2-3 years

Good day, I've been riding for about 3 years. I'm just looking for advice and saw some good dialog here.

Bailoon

2018/05/08 - 17:45
none at the moment
5-10 years

Looking for a good bike

Wassie

2018/05/06 - 22:23
1200 GS '09
10+ years

Im a Mechanical Engineer, live in Port Elizabeth. I have been riding since I was 5. Bikes owned: Ital Jet 50, Suzuki OR50, RZ50, YSR50, KTM80, XR500, BSA Bantam 1968, Triumph 650 Bonneville 1969, Vespa PX150,  Ducati 500 Desmo 1978, Kawasaki Z1000, KTM690, BMW R1200 GS OC.

Drover

2018/05/06 - 15:10
BMW 1200GSA
10+ years

Hi, 

I live in the Durbanville area, married and 2 sons. 

Like doing trips and prefer gravel above tar roads

adrian alvarez

2018/05/03 - 13:58
BMW R1200 GS LC
5-10 years

Hi,

My name is Adrian Alvarez, I'm Argentine, married and with two beautiful little boys.

Moved to SA about 4 years ago and recently relocated from Joburg to Stellenbosch. 

My first bike was a the F800GS 30 years anniversary back in 2010. Had to sell the bike after a few months. After a year I had the opportunity to buy a bike again and I decided to go for a Yamaha Fazer 1000 Sport which I had for almost 3 years. In 2014 when my eldest son was born I decided to sell the bike telling myself that I had to be a responsible father " ;)  this lasted about 3 months and then I bought a small Honda Tornado 250 ( I couldn't be without a bike anymore) and 3 months afterwards I sold it because me and my family were relocating to South Africa.

In 2017 I was blessed with the opportunity to buy a bike and I decided to go back to the first love (BMW) and I was able to afford my dream bike (R1200 GSA) and I bought the R1200 GSA triple black edition.

I'm passionate about riding and exploring the world, I had my first off-road experience last year in the GS Trophy at Badplass last year and after that I realized how much I enjoy off-road riding so I did an intermediate off-road riding course with Jo Rust that help me to improve my riding skills. 

I would love to explore the beautiful western cape with a nice group of people which I'm looking forward to meet through the BMW community here in the WC.

Looking forward to meeting you all soon.

Kind regards,

Adrian Alvarez

rolandvg

2018/05/02 - 14:12
Bmw f800 gs advanture
10+ years

Hi, My name is Roland, I just got into adventure biking again and loving it. I'm originally from Namibia and moved here in February 2017. I love camping and discovering new places. 

JP Werth

2018/05/02 - 13:12
F650GS Dakar
10+ years

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