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

Charles Oertel's picture
2018/05/09
2018/05/13
Africa/Johannesburg

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:

NELSON’S CREEK BMW MOTORCYCLE GATHERING

Charles Oertel's picture
2008/02/08 14:00
2008/02/10 13:00
Etc/GMT+2
===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

Charles Oertel's picture
2007/10/26 10:00
2007/10/28 17:00
Etc/GMT+2
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. [http://bmwmotorcycleclubcape.co.za/user/74/contact Contact Dave] at 021 409 5836 to make a booking.

Mystery Breakfast Run this Sunday

Charles Oertel's picture
2018/11/04 08:00
Africa/Johannesburg

There will be a mystery breakfast run this Sunday.

Training ALL TAR Day Ride: 25 Nov 2018

Anna-Marie's picture
2018/11/25 08:00
2018/11/25 16:18
Africa/Johannesburg

More details will follow soon

This ALL TAR TRAINING DAY RIDE  will be for BMW & other brand dual purpose and street bikes.

This type of training day ride will appeal to those that are new to riding / feel the urge to improve their tar riding skills / those that commute on a daily basis / to be more street wise as the summer months on our doorstep.

The focus will be on: 

- rider confidence going through corners,

- keeping your line,

- looking through the bend.

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New member and new in Cape Town - Eric

erey's picture

Points: 0

Hello.

I'm Eric. I will join you in January in Cape Town - Durbanville area.

I decided to change a little my life and I will move from Switzerland to Cape Town.

I choose your beautiful place for many reasons but one of the major is the motorbike. I'm a pround BMW owner from more than 35 years. From an R80RT to the last GS (not the 1250).

My blog (in french but you can translate) about the GS and my bikes.

http://bmw-r1200gs.blogspot.com/

Breakfast Run this Sunday, 9th Sep

Charles Oertel's picture
2018/09/09 08:00
Africa/Johannesburg

Please join me for an easy, all tar, Breakfast ride over Du Toit's Kloof pass to the Opstal Restaurant in the Slanghoek valley.

(Fully booked)Overnight Ride / Arniston Hotel / Tar & Dirt / Saturday 08 Sept 2018

Points: 1

Please join us for a weekend ride to Arniston, where we will overnight in the Arniston Spa Hotel.  On Saturday night we will be treated to a lovely dinner in the hotel, and on Sunday morning we will enjoy breakfast in the hotel.

There will be an on-road tar group and an off-road gravel group.  Routes and departure details will be communicated to all participants closer to the departure date.

Overnight Ride / Arniston Hotel / Tar & Dirt / Saturday 08 Sept 2018

2018/09/08 09:00
2018/09/09 13:00
Africa/Johannesburg

Please join us for a weekend ride to Arniston, where we will overnight in the amazing Arniston Spa Hotel.  On Saturday night we will be treated to a lovely dinner in the hotel, and on Sunday morning we will enjoy breakfast in the hotel.

There will be an on-road tar group and an off-road gravel group.  Routes and departure details will be communicated to all participants closer to the departure date.

Baviaans by Suzuki

Charles Oertel's picture

Points: 4

I should have a bumper sticker on my bike that says "My other car is a Suzuki".  This report describes a part of our second honeymoon trip to Hogsback, where we rode through the Baviaankloof in our Suzuki Jimny.

We rode from Cape Town to Willowmore along the R62, with lunch in Barrydale at the Country Pumpkin.  The food and service there is always great, and the owner rides a BMW and looks after bikers.

At Willowmore, we checked in to The Willow Historical Guest House.

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