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Offline Trygve Roberts

Droelandskloof Pass - perfect for adventure bikes
« on: April 12, 2018, 02:16:33 pm »


If you're in the Western Cape, here's a lekker gravel route where you are highly unlikely to see another vehicle. All within 2 hours from Cape Town. This long gravel road offers a visually enjoyable and remote ride, which is not too technical. The only negative is that there are a number of farm gates that need to be opened and closed.

We recently refilmed this route over a three piece video set in perfect blue sky conditions and have upgraded the page and text as well.

The ride out from the summit can be a bit tricky if you haven't plotted the waypoints, but we have provided a detailed route description with GPS data. Allow 2 hours to complete the route from tar to tar. The page is open to all until April 22nd. Enjoy!

https://bit.ly/2qrxs5G
« Last Edit: April 12, 2018, 02:29:06 pm by Trygve Roberts »
 
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Offline Ri

Re: Droelandskloof Pass - perfect for adventure bikes
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2018, 03:32:06 pm »
I had the chance to ride this pass with a group earlier this year, from the top of Theronspass down to the R355. Dry, remote and beautiful.
 
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Re: Droelandskloof Pass - perfect for adventure bikes
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2020, 07:54:14 pm »
Unfortunately the new owner of the farm at the far Eastern end, Rooifontein on most maps, has decided to lock a gate at the Western edge of his property, so this is no longer a through road.
There is also a new gate structure at the Eastern end (near the R355) which I assume is also likely to be locked.
Very sad, as this has been our preferred route to the Tankwa (Eastward) and to Cederberg (Westward). 
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Re: Droelandskloof Pass - perfect for adventure bikes
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2020, 10:15:49 pm »
Nog n jammerte, maar daar is seker ook n goeie rede voor

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Re: Droelandskloof Pass - perfect for adventure bikes
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Offline dual

Re: Droelandskloof Pass - perfect for adventure bikes
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2020, 07:20:12 am »
Why???
We are running out of nice roads where there are not a lot of traffic  :(
One of these days we can just buy Harley's
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