18/09/2023

Swartland: Not Black and White at All!! – Western Cape

Ja nee, if you come down to the Swartland today, you’re in for a big surprise.
22/06/2023

A Wagon Road and a Hill … Western Cape

The Cape Peninsula is a pretty place, with fishing harbours and secret beaches and lots of pointy mountain peaks. The only downside for mountain bikers is that every ride starts with a climb …
21/04/2023

Wild Side, Gqeberha, Eastern Cape

Gqeberha and the Sunshine Coast have a reputation as one of the friendliest regions in all of SA. That holds true for the Fat Tracks MTB Community in Port Elizabeth, too, and even more so if you should decide to explore the undeveloped western shores.
16/03/2023

De Hoop MTB Trails, Western Cape

‘The Hush’: some places have it, and others do not .... De Hoop Nature Reserve is of the former kind, and surely rates as one of those wilderness spaces where the tranquillity will come and find you.
28/02/2023

iSimangaliso – A Wilder Side of Wonderland, KwaZulu-Natal

Have I mentioned it is proper mooi here along the southern section of Namaqua's West Coast? Scrubland plains and kelp-strewn beaches suddenly go ballistic in the vicinity of Strandfontein, rearing up into serrated lines of rugged sandstone sea cliffs.
27/01/2023

Viswater Mountain Bike Route, Namaqua West Coast, Western Cape

Have I mentioned it is proper mooi here along the southern section of Namaqua's West Coast? Scrubland plains and kelp-strewn beaches suddenly go ballistic in the vicinity of Strandfontein, rearing up into serrated lines of rugged sandstone sea cliffs.
19/12/2022

Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve, Western Cape

The real secret of Kaggakamma lies in the outstanding camping available within the reserve, with a variety of sites, the main one featuring a stunning pool and good ablutions. There are also three wild camp areas along the 4x4 route, thus making the reserve accessible to a much wider range of local travellers.
21/11/2022

Cape Point Nature Reserve, Western Cape

Cape Point is situated in the southern section of the Table Mountain National Park and sports rugged rocks and sheer cliffs towering more than 200 metres above the sea and delving deep into the ocean, providing a spectacular backdrop for the park’s rich bio-diversity. Fynbos, the natural vegetation of the area, comprises the smallest but richest of the world’s six floral kingdoms.
21/10/2022

Great Brak Graveling South Western Cape

The Karoo and mountain biking is a match made in heaven, and none more so than on those truly extra-terrestrial plains surrounding Calvinia. Endless roads, farm tracks and trippy footpaths mean you have proper exploration riding to look forward to …