Archive | Adventure RSS feed for this section
Karoo Dash

Karoo Dash 1104km unsupported MTB race

The Karoo Dash (organised by Massive Adventures) will start in Bloemfontein (on 28 June) and finish at Eden on the Bay in Blouberg Cape Town. Riders will have 8 days to complete the distance. The riders leave Bloemfontein travelling the dirt roads down to Colesburg then heading for Loxton, Fraserburgh, Sutherland, Ceres and the finish […]

Comments Off on Karoo Dash 1104km unsupported MTB race Continue Reading →

SUP in the city

Need a quick adventure close to home? Try stand up paddling (SUP) through Cape Town’s waterways; here you can experience the “Big 5” of a different sort, namely: pollution, poverty, gangs, graffiti and drugs – however this trip is not without its own surreal sense of beauty, as two wanna-be adventurers, Evan and myself, would […]

Comments Off on SUP in the city Continue Reading →

Cavemen – A microadventure

Looking for a microadventure that won’t break the bank? Look closer to home and you’ll be amazed what’s lying on your doorstep. For a quick getaway, check out the caves above Kalkbay. These caves were first truly explored and documented by Johan Meyer between 1924 and 1950 and make for some budget friendly exploring today. […]

Comments Off on Cavemen – A microadventure Continue Reading →

Barking Mad Charity Ride: Get involved

(This event will use the following hashtag: #BarkingMadSA) Project summary: In March 2014 plan on cycling the 4000km Spine of the Dragon mountain bike trail with my two Jack Russell’s. I will use this unique experience to raise funds for www.pet.org.za . Visit: http://seanfraenkel.com/barking-mad/ for more details. I’m busy looking for sponsors to assist with prizes for […]

Comments Off on Barking Mad Charity Ride: Get involved Continue Reading →

Fat boy on a bicycle: 10 lessons learnt from credit card touring in England.

“The adventure is the not getting there, it is the on-the-way. It is not the expected; it is the surprise.” Stephen Graham Planning your next cycle-touring trip? Discussing maps, miles, and your motivation? Don’t! Leave some things to chance and you will experience more than you bargained for.Sometimes, not preparing for a cycle tour leads […]

Comments Off on Fat boy on a bicycle: 10 lessons learnt from credit card touring in England. Continue Reading →
css.php