Motorrad Tours

  • Biking Bucket List: Motorrad Tours

    Biking Bucket List: Motorrad Tours

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    From £3495 for The Grand Tour: Italy  / www.motorrad-tours.com If you’re after an adventure, but you haven’t got time to plan it our yourself – then the guys at Motorrad Tours have got you covered. They are the UK’s only Official Travel Partner of BMW Motorrad – and they run a massive range of bike…

  • South Africa tour, day 11: Back to Cape Town, the long way round

    South Africa tour, day 11: Back to Cape Town, the long way round

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    The last day of riding in South Africa. How did we get here so quick? It seemed that we’d only just started, but at the same time we’d covered a whole heap of things in the two weeks we’d been on the road.

  • South Africa tour, day 10: Penultimate riding day

    South Africa tour, day 10: Penultimate riding day

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    This was a different day of riding in two ways: first of all, it was cloudy with showers forecast. For the first time on the tour I closed the air-vents in my jacket, and as if by a miracle I wasn’t instantly covered in sweat.

  • South Africa tour, day 9: To the southernmost tip of Africa

    South Africa tour, day 9: To the southernmost tip of Africa

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    Today was another long slog of 400+km. But the reward at the end was big too: Cape Agulhas, Africa’s southernmost point.

  • South Africa tour, day 8: From wilderness to Wilderness

    South Africa tour, day 8: From wilderness to Wilderness

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    This was a long day in the saddle. We left the Mount Camdeboo Nature Reserve nice and early to make the most of the cool temperature because the forecast for the day was 39°C.

  • South Africa tour, day 7: Turning back

    South Africa tour, day 7: Turning back

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    This was not a long day in the saddle, but it was a significant one: Today our progress to the East came to an end, and we started make our ziggedy zaggedy way back to Cape Town.

  • South Africa tour, day 6: Elephant safari

    South Africa tour, day 6: Elephant safari

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    Day six was the first one where we didn’t even touch the bikes. Instead we headed off to a safari in the Addo Elephant National Park.

  • South Africa tour, day 5: All the way to the East

    South Africa tour, day 5: All the way to the East

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    After two nights in Oudtshoorn, we were on the move again. And today’s ride was a long one – 455km of country lanes to Addo, near Port Elizabeth.

  • South Africa tour, day 1: Shakedown to the Cape of Good Hope

    South Africa tour, day 1: Shakedown to the Cape of Good Hope

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    When I booked myself on the Motorrad Tours South African Garden Route tour, I had my mind buzzing with thoughts of lions, elephants and miles of exciting roads to ride. And not much else.

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