As you will know if you read yesterday's blog post, I have the Corona Virus! Fortunately, I am recovery well and I have had nothing more than a minor flu with a sore throat. While Covid-19 might not have been a big deal for me, it got me thinking about the time I was seriously … Continue reading I thought I was going to die.
On Tuesday I received an SMS to let me know that I have tested positive for the Corona Virus. I was expecting to get a positive test result based on how I was feeling, but obviously it is still a shock. As you will know if you read my previous few blog posts, I spent … Continue reading I have the Corona Virus!
Hi everyone! This is just to let you know that I am starting a new series on my blog called Q & A Friday's! I have been getting a lot of questions about different topics in the comment section of my blog posts. I think having a day of the week that I answer one … Continue reading Blog Announcement: New Series!
It is the 2nd of January. If you are like most people, you are still following your New Year's Resolutions to a T. I hate New Year's Resolutions. I think it was 5 years ago when I officially decided to stop making any new New Year’s Resolutions. I used to write them down religiously, until … Continue reading Why I stopped making New Year’s Resolutions
2020 was a turbulent year for all of us, myself included. There were a lot of ups and downs. Unfortunately, there were more downs than ups, but it did have its moments. A highlight for me this year was getting to do my first stage race with the Elite category at the Tour of Good … Continue reading Looking back at 2020 and what lies ahead
I continue to be blown away by the incredible variety of gravel cycling routes in Plettenberg Bay. I am taking full advantage of the riding here before I need to return home. On Sunday I did a 137km ride from Plettenberg Bay to Knysna. The ride starts out on the same road as the gravel … Continue reading Gravel cycling from Plettenberg Bay to Knysna and back
Merry Christmas! I hope all of you have a blessed day and that you get to spend it with the people you love. I for one am spending it camping with my family at the Keurbooms Forever Resort in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. I went for an 80km ride this morning. It was 4 years … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
I have been cycling in Plettenberg Bay for years now, but this is the first time that I have a gravel bike with me! I can not believe what I was missing out on. I always knew that Plettenberg Bay had some epic off-road riding routes, but I never knew exactly how epic they were … Continue reading Prince Alfreds Pass: Gravel Cycling in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
BOCCA DOLCE is a vegan and organic restaurant, coffee roastery and function venue situated on the peaceful Quarry Lake Estate, within the country farming community of Wittedrift. It is one of Plettenberg Bay's hidden gems and once you visit Bocca Dolce, you will see why. I have been lucky enough to celebrate Christmas with my … Continue reading Bocca Dolce Vegan Restaurant | This is my favorite vegan restaurant in South Africa!
The Pragma Gravel Breaker is one of the Pragma Bikes sold by YouTube personality Harley Johnstone aka Durianrider. Here I share details about my Pragma Gravel Breaker bike build, which came out to under 9KG! I also talk more about Pragma Bikes in general.