Members who ride a BMW R 1200 GS

Garth Hewitt's picture
Hi, I'm Garth (36) and stay in Brackenfell. I work as the Advertising Manager of TygerBurger, City Vision and People's Post community newspapers in Tygervalley and we serve the Cape Peninsula with 720 000 newspapers delivered weekly free of charge to the households. I'm fairly new to biking and decided on a BMW 1200GS in 2010. This was my 1st ever experience with a bike. I have just more than 6 years experience on the GS now and have done about 60 000km since I bought the bike. I have also done an intro to off-road course at Country Trax where Johan Olivier from Wild@Heart was our instructor. Have done a few interesting trips through the Cederberge (it stays my favourite), Wupperthal/Eselsbank/Clanwilliam, Tankwa Karoo to Sutherland, Merweville, Moordenaarskaroo, Stanford/Tesselaarsdal, Van Wyksdorp/Ladismith/Herbertsdale, Gamkapoortdam, Seweweekspoort and the gravel roads in the Stillbay/Riversdale area to name a few. Have also done a few trips with the club to Calitzdorp, Vleiland and Malgas. Recently joined the club on the annual roadies tour to the Eastern Transvaal. I love social media, reading, riding my bike, camping and photography. Recently got married on my wife Yolandi's 30th birthday. She is on a silver 2008 BMW R1200GS and she is also a club member with more than 10 years biking experience. In December 2014 we became parents to Oliver, our son.
Moved from Pretoria last year. It took a while to settle down. Was a member of Pretoria BMW Motorcycle club (Member no 750. Looking forward to getting on my bike again.
My name is Jacques Kruger 55 years old I am the wine maker for Bergwater Wines in Prince Albert. I started riding again after an absence of 20 + years and am slowly getting back on the gravel tracks. My wife and I love nature and touring with our 4x4.

My name is Dave King and I am a retired airline Captain living in Hartenbos which is very close to Mossel Bay. My wife passed away last year and I have just purchased a R1200GS but have not ridden for quite some time and would like to get involved with the club.

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Hi, I'm Claus and that's me: Digital Marketing Expert | Online Lead Generation Expert | Entrepreneur | Expatriate in Cape Town | Blogger | Fitness Addict | Book Author | Pizza Lover | Networker | Dog Owner. More info at http://www.clauslauter.com/
Nicholas coetzee born 1987. Qualified motorcycle mechanic. Staying in western cape for the past 13yrs .born in durbs. Love biking since the age of 5yrs helping dad replace camchain on a kawa z1000shaft. Love the outdoors and meeting new people..
Hi, my name is Jiri, and I am based in Sandton, Gauteng. Regards, Jiri
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43 Yrs old - Stay in Durbanville - Own Engineering company - Enjoy adventure biking - have wife and 2 kids and my name is Mark.
I stay in Betty's Bay and is married to Yvonne. I work for consulting engineers in Somerset West and after many years decided to get on a bike again.I am joining the club to be able to meet other bikers and to be able to join in on rides.
Reinhardt Jansen. I'm on my Gs from March 2013. Before I was on super bike and during my School days on Xt Yamaha. My 6 year old son also enjoy going out with me on the the gs. wife also supports us.
Hi, my name is Anton Bartel and I'm 46 years old. My wife Miemie and have two girls aged 13 and 15. I am in construction and have been for 20 odd years. I have not ridden a bike for 16 odd years until a good friend bought a GS last year and took me riding a few times (he has a 1100RS as well. Luckily for me my wife enjoys riding with me as well. And thats me.
Hi my name is Shan Carr I`ve been riding for the past 5 years normal road bikes and have recently been introduced to the BMW motorcycles through my company I work for Cape Bike Rentals.
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Married to Charmaine (Dinky). Enjoy dual sport bikes. Bennet is my real name.
Real name is Trevor. I am married with 4 children, 1 grand daughter and (soon to be) 2 grand sons (twin). I enjoy "adventure" riding and love the outdoors. I live in Strand.

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