FIND YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE
Use our resources to find new routes and great places to ride – from heart pumping mountain bike trails to cultural city rides and multi-day cycling trips. Be inspired by our collection of featured bicycle adventures curated by local cyclists. Stay on track with our GPS routes and bike maps which can be downloaded to your cell phone for easy navigation!
Click here to view guided cycle tours, mountain bike rides or bike holidays.
BIKES & GEAR
Are you looking for a local bike shop or some new cycling gear, or maybe you want to rent a bike for your visit? Bicycle South is packed full of resources and tips to help you find the right bikes and gear – from everyday commuter essentials to bikes built for cycle touring and adventure.
EVENTS, RIDES & CLUBS
Join a local cycling club or find organised rides and events in your area. Whether you are just looking for a ride buddy or a group to go adventuring with, or wanting to test your mettle in one of South Africa’s top cycling events.
Click here to view upcoming events and rides.
CYCLE SKILLS & SAFETY
Find hands-on skills training – from courses geared for kids and newbie cyclists to advanced biking skills and performance training. Check out our How to Guides for advice on SA Road Rules, safe cycling, security and bike theft prevention, family biking and DIY Cycle Hacks that would make MacGyver proud.
Click here for our “How To Guides”.
If you’re wondering when you can start cycling with your kids and what you need to go biking as a family, our CycleKidZ Family Biking Guide is packed with learning resources and information to help you choose the right gear for each stage of your child’s development, as well as great ideas for kid-friendly places to ride.
DISCOVER BIKE FRIENDLY PLACES TO STAY
Whether you’re planning an epic outdoor adventure or looking for a luxury hotel that welcomes bicycles, you’ll never have to leave your two wheeled friend at home.
Our certified bike friendly accommodation venues offer facilities for bike storage, parking and/or washing. Some offer bike rentals or courtesy bikes or are located in a bikeable neighborhoods or mountain biking areas.
BIKE FRIENDLY PLACES TO EAT, DRINK & VISIT
Discover SA’s growing network of bicycle friendly coffee shops, restaurants, microbreweries, wineries and attractions. These Bike Friendly Businesses welcome people on bikes – providing facilities like bicycle parking or rewarding customers who cycle.
Combining bikes and public transport (trains and buses) is a great way to travel around South Africa’s cities. Find out more about taking your bike on Metrorail Trains, the Cape Town’s MyCiti Bus or the GAUTRAIN JOBURG. For those looking for ride sharing, bicycle transport or shuttle services, there are a number of service providers that can move you and your bike around the country.