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We have put together a beautiful 3-day tour to Nieuwoudtville and its surroundings at the end of August. If all the stars align we should be in for a great flower spectacle
Each year the wildflowers appear and peak in August and September. The locals have proudly dubbed Nieuwoudtville “the bulb capital of the world”, and they aren’t kidding. There are bulbs everywhere – in gardens, farmyards and fields, along the roadsides and hidden in every nook and cranny. It’s the largest variety of indigenous bulbous plants in the world and an annual flower bonanza.
Get your share of this flower adventure with our Nieuwoudtville Flower Tour. Claim your spot now!
We leave from KTM Paarl on Friday morning heading towards Clanwilliam
The route we selected is a combination of dirt and tar to Clanwilliam. The route takes us via Alexandershoek, Wittekloof Pass and Kransvleikloof Pass to Clanwilliam. After a refuel in Clanwilliam, we ride the beautiful Pakhuispass to Traveler’s Rest where we will stop for a quick lunch.
After lunch, we head towards Nieuwoudville on a scenic route up Botterkloof pass. Our plan is to arrive around 15:30 in Nieuwoudtville giving you some time to settle in and relax.
The evening will be festive around the campfire with lots of stories and laughter
After breakfast, we take you on a beautiful loop of around 200km. Besides a great flower spectacle, we will also take you to places like the Quiver tree forest, Die Hel se pad, Bagdad Cafe and much more.
On Sunday after breakfast, we sadly make our way back to Cape Town.
We have teamed up with Henk van Niekerk and his Zulu Overland team to set up a beautiful camp for us in Nieuwoudville. We will be staying at the camp for the duration of this tour.
Accommodation will be in tents with pallet beds and white linen. Henk and his team are no strangers on our tours and is known for great food and an awesome campfire vibe. You are definitely in for a treat!!
Intermediate skill level – The routes on this bike tour is comfortable and will be easy to navigate for the average rider with or without a pillion. You must be comfortable riding at an average of 80 KM/H on solid pack dirt roads and have the ability to handle some loose stuff here and there. Roads in the area are mostly solid pack dirt roads but depending on traffic and when last it was graded there can be a little loose stuff here and there.
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Tom Vialle has been crowned 2020 FIM MX2 Motocross World Champion after winning the first moto aboard his KTM 250 SX-F at the MXGP of Pietramurata in Arco di Trento, Italy today, Wednesday, November 4.
Vialle continues a rich MX2 history for KTM as the ninth rider to win a championship title in the lower capacity class aboard a KTM 250 SX-F. The Frenchman, who came into the penultimate round of 2020 with a sizeable points lead, took a dominant win in the opening moto at the picturesque Italian track to secure an emotional first world title.
In only his second term racing at Grand Prix level, 20-year-old Vialle has demonstrated incredible talent and maturity in his approach throughout the 18-round championship. In a year of difficulties due to the global pandemic, Vialle’s strong start to 2020 was halted when MXGP racing was abruptly paused after just two rounds back in early March.
The Frenchman returned for round three in Kegums, Latvia in August to win his second Grand Prix of the season, ahead of an intense schedule of races in the weeks following. The KTM star battled hard with the MX2 competition, scoring consistently strong results to earn a comfortable lead thanks to his seven Grand Prix overall victories heading into the final triple-header of the year.