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6 12, 2019

Join an Overberg Bikepacking Adventure 2.0

By |2019-12-06T23:25:01+02:00December 6th, 2019|Epic Trips|Comments Off on Join an Overberg Bikepacking Adventure 2.0

It is going to be bigger, rougher around the edges (I mean not rougher than the accommodation in Greyton last time round) and better than ever. Join us as we kick off 2020 with another Overberg Bikepacking Adventure (OBA 2.0). It will be rad, we promise… Come experience the Overberg at its very best. [...]

24 04, 2019

Easter Bikepacking Adventure

By |2019-04-24T14:12:09+02:00April 24th, 2019|Epic Trips|Comments Off on Easter Bikepacking Adventure

Over the Easter long weekend Seamus Allardice joined former pro cyclist Jaco Pelser on a bikepacking adventure through the Western Cape. Their four day trip took in nearly 400km of riding, four iconic towns and over 200km of spectacular gravel road. The pair were joined on the final day by fellow cycling adventure seeker Mynardt [...]

12 07, 2018

Namaqualand Bikepacking Adventures

By |2018-07-13T09:46:45+02:00July 12th, 2018|Epic Trips|1 Comment

There are easier ways to traverse a region, but besides hiking there isn’t a way that immerses yourself in the landscape quite like cycling. Now throw everything you need on your bike and you’re bikepacking. Seamus Allardice did just that, when he joined Zane Schmahl for the extended Bikamino recce in the most sparsely populated [...]

29 05, 2018

Bikamino: A Journey To Namaqualand’s Forgotten Gems

By |2018-05-30T16:33:25+02:00May 29th, 2018|Epic Trips|1 Comment

In May 2018 Seamus Allardice joined Zane Schmahl, Jacques Marais and a group of fellow cycling adventure enthusiasts on the recce ride for the Bikamino – a three day tour through the arid Northern Cape Province. From the once booming mining outpost of O’kiep to the icy waters of the Atlantic Oceanside village of Hondeklipbaai, [...]

19 03, 2018

Journey by Junto at the Absa Cape Epic

By |2018-05-29T20:15:39+02:00March 19th, 2018|Epic Trips|Comments Off on Journey by Junto at the Absa Cape Epic

Read the daily progress of Nicky Gilomee and Brennan Anderson as they take on the Absa Cape Epic journey for Junto. Here’s the story, roughly, as told by Nicky... Journey by Junto Nicky and Brennan are riding for Journey by Junto a mobile application specifically developed for people taking a journey in life. The app [...]

8 01, 2018

Ride to Opsoek

By |2018-01-08T14:27:36+02:00January 8th, 2018|Epic Trips|Comments Off on Ride to Opsoek

On the 2nd of January 2018 David le Roux, Andrew Robb and Seamus Allardice set out from Stellenbosch for the Klein Karoo on an epic four day mountain bike ride. Following gravel roads whenever possible the trio traversed the Western Cape from Rustenberg Wine Estate to Opsoek, a small farming community near the mouth of [...]

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