Bike: Tar and Gravel Adventures in South Africa

Bike - Tar & Gravel Adventures in South Africa consists of specific information for bikers and a South Africa road atlas (1:750.000).
Beadle, Greg
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Book title: Bike: Tar & Gravel Adventures in South Africa
Author: Greg Beadle
Type: Activity Guide
Publisher: MapStudio
Cape Town, South Africa 2012
ISBN 9781770262942 / ISBN 978-1-77026-294-2
Softcover, 17x24 cm, 219 pages, throughout maps and photos, English


Many may argue that South Africa’s beauty is best viewed from behind the handle bars of a motorbike. Bike - Tar & Gravel Adventures in South Africa is just that: real bike journeys to far flung corners and back of beyond. This guide and atlas takes the reader on a journey through a diverse landscape with 84 pages of bike tours from scenic routes and mountain passes to tough gravel roads and dirt tracks. It includes photos, detailed route maps and a road atlas of South Africa (1:750.000).

The book is a comprehensive resource for any traveller and includes full map coverage of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Points of interest include accommodation establishments, camp sites, historical monuments, mountain passes and national parks. Each chapter contains regional travel info & facts, journey distances, ‘best bike to ride’, and infos from experienced riders. Coverage includes Route 62, The Cederberg & West Coast Region, Little and Great Karoo, Baviaanskloof, Transkei, Mpumalanga, Swaziland and Lesotho.

Content: Bike - Tar and Gravel Adventures in South Africa

The Thing about Adventure Motorcycling
Riding in Groups
About the Author
Route 1: Cape Town to Prince Albert
Route 2: Cederberg and the West Coast
Route 3: The Ultimate Road Trip
Route 4: The Greater Karoo Loop
Route 5: Baviaanskloof
Route 6: Rhodes Village and Surrounds
Route 7: Transkei Meander
Route 8: Pietermaritzburg to Lesotho
Route 9: Southern Mpumalanga and Swaziland
Route 10: Northern Mpumalanga
Preparation List
Map Section Legend and Keyplan
The One-Armed Bandit Rides Again