2020 Sabbatical Year



Dear Colleagues, Friends and Guests,

Since we launched Bike & Saddle in 2007, we had almost too many “highs” to count and just a few “lows” to keep us grounded. We’re extremely grateful to our staff, trade partners and guests for supporting us during a very successful 12-year run with Bike & Saddle. It was a real privilege to create so many wonderful experiences and happy memories for our guests.

We have decided it is time to embark on a journey of renewal that will see Bike & Saddle relaunch in 2021 with a fresh catalog of exciting new short, day and multi-day trips from our base in Cape Town into South and Southern Africa. We will be using this time to explore new destinations, partnerships and experiences while revamping  our equipment and premises, including our e-bike offering our lifestyle supplier warehouse concept.

We will also take this time to invest in staff  training and expanding our team to include managers for the new  business units.

BNS Journeys (Pty) Ltd have been doing a tremendous job since 2018 and taking over the Bike  & Saddle brand and business but it’s also become clear that with renewal will come new  opportunities and growth and that a break during this period is essential in order  to achieve these goals.

On a practical note, for further information or support with Bike & Saddle, please direct queries to Our original staff and team, as well as new management are ready to assist.

Once again, we thank you for your wonderful support these last 10+ years! And hope you will not only follow our journey, what’s our News page for regular updates, but continue your support for Africa’s leading active travel company.

EBIKES AFRICA UNAFFECTED: DARRVIN ELECTRIC – an innovative e-bike design/build company, supplying quality, affordable electric bicycles is still operating uninterrupted and is not affected by the BNS decision. For more information or if you’re thinking of acquiring e-bikes for your business, please contact

Best regards,

Gert  & The Team –  BNS Journeys

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