Our Stories

stories oF challenges we have embarked on

We hope that our stories inspire you to #GetOutThere and challenge yourself. 

steve's ride

a gravel adventure on kep track

australia

Excitement was in the air, and I could not wait for Steve, Kev, and John to arrive allowing us to start our gravel grind.

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500kmplus

the birth of 500km plus

AN EPIC FIRST ADVENTURE

The birth of the 500kmplus name started all around the distance of the particular challenge – the original route was short of a couple of km’s. Initially the route was roughly around 478km’s if I recall correctly. But who finishes a route at such an odd number?

slowrun

an extract from willie's upcoming book

SOUTH AFRICA

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COMMUTE

THE COMMUTE

Finding joy in your daily commute

Dust off your two wheeled steed in the shed, put some air into the tyres and join the rest of the commuters out there. See you out on the road #GetOutThere

beer dash

camel lake beer dash

Perth WA, australia

For ages now I have been dreaming of putting together a group run, but not an event and not a run that would scare off the novice runner. A run you can squeeze in after a busy week at work.

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Frame bag

how to plan a trip

expert advice on frame bags for bikepacking

A Bike packing bag that slots and secures within the bike frame’s triangle space. Choosing the perfect bikepacking frame bags can be tough because they come in a variety of sizes and shapes.

Eroica

Eroica South AFRICA

Montagu, Western Cape

Willie is back again in one of his favourite little towns in the Western Cape. What was mentioned in passing during a quick coffee meeting between Kamin from (Single-Track), Marchelle (Flying Feet), and myself in Montagu had me very interested in an event that is apparently the highlight of the steel vintage cycling community.

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146km

2 days

Montagu to Nougaaspoort

A return trip from Montagu to Nougaaspoort outside of Touwsriver. 

7 laps

#WORKDAYCHALLENGE

Muratie Wine Estate

How many laps of Loop 1 at Muratie Wine Estate can you complete during a work day (8am to 5pm).

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Running

in Western Australia Rocks!

Willie shares his experience while running in Western Australia. 

Cederberg

Father and Son Weekend Getaway

Willie shares his experience of a biking weekend in the Cederberg with his son.

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Bikepacking

How to plan a trip

8 Important steps to planning a bikepacking trip.