Planning a cycling holiday? South Africa is riding heaven, from road to mountain biking. We can ride majestic passes, sweep through sublime single track, and crest enormous climbs – the options are limitless, so we asked South Africa’s best-known riders and personalities to narrow them down. – By Nic Lamond, Mike Finch. Photos: Gary Perkin, Craig Dutton, Kelvin Trautman
No matter where you go in South Africa, you will find places to ride, explore and enjoy. From the rolling hills and climbs of Mpumalanga to the forests of Knysna and Karkloof, there simply isn’t enough time to ride everything. But December means holidays–and holidays mean more time to do the things we really want to do… like ride a bike. Click through to find a cross-section of some of South Africa’s best-known cyclists’ favourite places to ride… so you can start planning that holiday!