Riders years of experience

Mervyn's picture
Riding a bit of fun enduro with my teenage sons rekindled my interest in bikes. Decided to get a bigger bike so settled on a 2011 R1200GSA. Very much a beginner in the dualsport scene.
Andreas du Preez's picture
Hi, I'm Andreas and I've recently purchased a 2009 BMW F800GS motorbike Nickname: Spookie And I'm looking forward to join your club
Stephen Hall's picture
Recently moved to a 1200GS after a few years learning on a Dakar. Never thought I'd be able to handle the extra weight, but so far so good! My favourite riding is on a good dirt road far away from anywhere.

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 

Matewis's picture

I love the outdoors. Bought my dream bike and now i'm exploring our beautiful country one trip at a time.

PeterLoubser's picture
Enjoying the wind in my hair again after a really long lay-off ... back on the road again for 18 months now and approaching the 500 hour mark. Commute daily and love being on the bike. Persuaded my son to buy a Dakar so am really enjoying doing some awesome off-road trips with him and his mates as well
Jan Erasmus's picture
i love the outdoors, simple things like red wine watching the sun set, in nature.

My wife and I only moved to the Western Cape 6 weeks  ago. We originate from England but lived in Austria for the last 8 years. I started riding about 35 years ago and after a very long break, started again about 4 years ago to enjoy the fantastic mountain roads in Austria. 

I had never ridden a BMW before arriving here but I am very impressed with the 1200GS and look forward to exploring the Western Cape ( and perhaps beyond) and meeting new friends.

I am currently still awaiting my Traffic Register Number ( a very slow process it seems) but hope to be ‘on the road’ soon.

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...

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Rikus Badenhorst, owner of Battery Centre Mitchells Plain, live in Stellenbosch with my wife Natalie and two teenage daughters. Owned a bike as a teenager and decided after 28 years, its time to ride again. Want to see what I've been missing....


I started biking at the age of 12 on a AJS 500 that my Dad bought to run around on the farm (1970). At Varsity I bought a XT500 and used that for a number of years, as well as a clapped out Suzuki RM250 with which I fooled around in the dirt and mud. Then I married my better half and sold the bikes. About 5 years ago I got totally fed up with Cape Town traffic and I bought a 1998 Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 - a 95th Anniversary Edition. I then bought a 1941 Harley Davidson WL and restored the bike to its original WW2 condition (as used by the SAUDF in East Africa, Madagascar and North Africa). And when the Sportster's clutch packed up,  I splurged and bought a new F800GS. What a magnificent bike! 

Recently relocated back to CT after a stint of 6 plus years in Gauteng. Enjoy touring and more recently keen to explore off road. Started biking many years ago on a Honda 500XL thumper but stopped while children were young. Enjoy the odd excursion to re-explore the Cape.
Hi, I'm David Webster from Southern suburbs, 42 years old and last rode 18 years ago when i had a gpz 750 and goldwing1000. Went on my first bmw breakfast run on the 9th oct ...got lost.. was a blast !

I live in Gauteng, but commute to my office in Parow regularly. My bike is currently parked at my Cape Town, as i want to do more West Coast trips.


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