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Guest Reviews

Tales from happy cyclists on explorations and journeys through various locations and explorations with us. Take a moment and enjoy a collection of encounters and experiences of people on their bikes, joined with their most favorite and faithful companion, the Brooks Saddle, or on tour with Africa's premier active travel brand.

I look forward to my next trip with Bike and Saddle!

  I have intended to write a review on trip advisor since I came back and my lack of a password has deterred me......  BUT the trip was outstandin...

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What an amazing time we've had with you folks!

  It was really hard leaveing Cape Town and the beautiful weather.  Someone described Cape Town as an "epic" city and I think they're right on.  There's something pretty incr...

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Bike and Saddle really made my day yesterday

Dear Bike & SaddleI left the house early this morning but my first waking moment was one of the fantastic ride that...

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Half Day Cycle - Scenic Cape Peninsula

This was the absolute highlight of our Cape Town visit! We arrived on the Sunday as part of our World Cup 2010 tour to South Africa and as part of our Cape Town package, we booked a ...

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Cape Town Stadium Tour with Bike & Saddle

This trip is ideal for those who want to immerse themselves in football fever and see the...

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Fairest Cape & Township Cycle - Full Day

Thanks to you for a superb day out. I feel privileged to have been invited along albeit as a guest. I know that it came as a surprise when you learned that I would actually be ridi...

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Cape Town at Night Cycle

The Cape Town by evening cycle Tour? I loved it! The route was perfect as an alternative tour, and reasonably easy. It was int...

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Cape Town by Bike

Dear Bike and Saddle,Thanks for a wonderful Cape Town by evening cycle! Here is...

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Discover the Fairest Cape

"Thanks a million to all the brilliant guides and people at Bike and Saddle. The 10-day multi-sport tour we did in and around Cape Town was beyond our expectations! The exercise schedule was excell...

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West Coast Cycle

"Just a quick note to say thank you so much for the trip of a lifetime! My wife and I are both avid cyclists and have been on bike trips around the world - and Bike and Saddle certainly are up ther...

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Exclusive Cycle Safari

"Wow! What can I say? Definitely one of the best holidays I have ever had, I returned home feeling fit, fresh and inspired. And I knew I had reduced my carbon footprint too! The cycle around Cape T...

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Cape Town Evening Bike Ride

"What a fantastic way to see the city! We did all the tourist sites and went up the mountain, but the Cape Town By Bike trip was our favourite. From the back of a bike, we saw everything from a dif...

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Cape Town Sunrise/Sunset

"What a great way to start our day! The sunrise cycle in Cape Town was amazing. We started off bright and early, and the light was beautiful, not to mention the wonderful snacks. The route was brea...

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Adjusting Your Brooks Saddle (tension)

When I bought my Brooks Champion Flyer saddle, I read everything I could about how to break it in properly. Some cyclists swear by leather Brooks saddles, others say that nothing they could do woul...

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Fantastic cycle safari

Dear Bike and Saddle, just a short note to thank you for a wonderful experience! We particularly enjoyed your professionalism, the quality of the rides and the unique experience of cycling among th...

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Balance

A wonderful chain of events surrounded my trip through Provence, France this year. At a campsite in Avignon, my panniers were stolen, but luckily they were empty at the time. I packed al...

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Giuseppe Martino

  Very many bicycles existing in trade consist of carbon or aluminium and are - in my opinion - fruit of the current fashion which want them light, hard and very expensive. ...

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Touring

In the dead of winter, Jason and I headed out on our first bike tour across the southern United States. Things were going surprisingly well for such touring novices... until about day th...

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Life is a Journey

I have always enjoyed cycling to school and in recent years, long weekend cycles through the Mourne mountains (N.Ireland) where I live. It was probably listening to members of my family ...

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Starting With a Brooks

I originally purchased my very first Brooks as a replacement saddle for one of my road bikes. Like many others, I had heard many good things about their legendary workmanship, comfort an...

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