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GS Trophy : All Bikes Invited : Montagu 9 - 13 May

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From BMW Motorrad:

"This year, we’re making GS Trophy history and you’re invited! Not only is it the first time the event will be held in Montagu and the first time it’s been extended to 4 days, it’s also the first time ever that all BMW Motorrad enthusiasts have been invited to join.

There will be riding activities for non-GS owners to enjoy, and plenty of local attractions and pubs – so it truly is for everyone."

To join, follow these steps:


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2008/02/08 14:00
2008/02/10 13:00
===All BMW Motorcyclists=== '''An invitation to a very special BMW motorcycle event!''' Dear BMW Rider, The BMW Motorcycle Club Cape invites you to attend the second Nelson’s Creek Western Cape BMW Motorcycle Gathering which takes place over the period 8 – 10 February 2008. This unique gathering which is open to all BMW motorcyclists whether they are club members or not, takes place in the heart of the Western Cape wine lands with base the prestigious Nelson’s Creek Wine Estate near Paarl. The aim of the gathering is to have a weekend of enjoyment, fun and BMW camaraderie in typical BMW lifestyle fashion.

Annual Tour: Oudtshoorn Kleinplaas dual ride

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2007/10/26 10:00
2007/10/28 17:00
It’s that time of the year again; the BMW Motorcycle Club Cape’s annual tour will be to Kleinplaas Holiday Resort, Oudtshoorn on the 26th to 28th October 2007. (Venue used for the BMW ABBG in 2005) Oudtshoorn is very centrally situated and offers some stunning out rides. Off road to De Hell and routes via Meiring’s Poort or Robinson Pass, spring to mind. Bookings are open. We have booked 20 x 4 bed standard open plan chalets at R163.50 per night per person and 12 x 4 bed luxury open plan chalets at R186.00 per night per person. [ Contact Dave] at 021 409 5836 to make a booking.

Off-road Ride to FijnBosch Farme 16 - 17 Nov 2019

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Who is up for an overnight stay on top of the mountain on 16th November?

We will ride on the railway service road to Darling, then on gravel roads to Hopefield and Aurora before the 15km ride up the mountain to Mountain Mist.  The mad woman at Mountain Mist is now gone, and the new owner is a mensch.

We will stay in the cottages at Mountain Mist, chill in the bush pool and have a braai in the evening (bring your own chop 'n dop).  On Sunday we ride back on dirt to Malmesbury where we join the N7 to head home.

Northern Namibia

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Overview of the Route

When Cecil Hill asked me to join a group of friends from the club for a 3-week trip to the Kaokoveld, I agreed in a flash.  Although, at the time of asking the trip was a year in the future, soon the trip was upon us and other plans had crept in.  In particular, on the day of departure from Cape Town, I had to be in Pretoria as part of the GS Trophy adjudicating team.

So the route for me ended up looking like this:

Footup Trials Nationals 2019

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The 5th and 6th legs of the footup trials Nationals will be held in Kuilsriver on the 21st and 22nd of September 2019.  Spectators enter for free - there will be refreshments for sale.

Pop in to watch the best trials riders in the country compete.  The sport and venue is spectator-friendly.  Sections are within walking distance.  Riding starts at 10am and ends at 3pm.


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This training will give you experience of managing your bike in thick sand and dunes.

You will learn:

  1. Bike setup for riding in sand
  2. Rider position for sand riding
  3. Getting going and stopping in thick sand
  4. Reading dunes and riding appropriate lines
  5. Traversing the dunes

We will meet at the "Atlantis Dunes Permit Office, Atlantis, Cape Town, 7349" (put this into Google Maps), at 8 for 8:30 am on Sunday 18 Aug.

Coffee and rusks/muffins on arrival at registration.

Overnight Ride to Arniston Spa Hotel Dirt / Tar - 24 August 2019

2019/08/24 08:00

It's nearly that time of year again when the BMW Mororrad Club Cape visits Arniston again, for an overnight stay in the luxurious Arniston Spa Hotel.  Our trip is planned for the 24th of August this year, and there will be both tar and dirt options for you to ride.  Routes and departure details will be communicated to all participants closer to the departure date.

Availability is limited, so members and their guests will need to book soon. (Booking closes on Friday 16th of August or as soon as all rooms are booked, whichever comes first.)

BMW Off Road Training

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2019/12/11 08:12
2019/12/11 16:12

More details to follow soon

BOOKING  online booking form   to view all the evnets and to make a booking


BMW Off Road Training: 27 Oct 2019

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2019/10/27 08:09
2019/10/27 16:09

Please have a look at the 2019 training post with all the details.  Alternatively contact me on 082 8991169


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