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1. What do your fees include?

Use of a My Africa Bike Tours BMW adventure motorbike and GoPro Hero camera. All fuel, motorbike insurance and all accommodation (as per options booked), meals as listed in the itinerary, water and some local drinks. Half-day skills ‘brush-up’ experience a Feedback Park. NB Meals and activities on scheduled rest days are for your own account. Excludes additional optional activities, premium drinks, gratuities and incidentals which are all for your own account. Also, the optional one-day off-road riding skills course at Feedback Park.

2. How many riders per group?

We believe that a great ride is awesome when it’s shared with the right people. We’ve found that a maximum group size of 8 – 12 works best, although we’ll still run departures with as few as 6 riders.

3. I’ve never done this before – will I be able to cope?

If you’ve ridden an adventure bike before, or you’ve completed an off-road skills course, you’ll be more than fine. The routes may challenge you from time to time, but we will see you through and by the end of the tour, you’ll have more confidence than ever. The routes we ride have been carefully chosen to be fulfilling without being too challenging. Tours that include Off road routes require that you are competent with riding on gravel.

4. What if I don’t have everything I need?

You will have time on day 1 to shop for gear after the route briefing.

5. What if my bike breaks down?

Our guides and support staff are all competent mechanics and we carry plenty of genuine BMW spares. In the very unlikely event that your bike requires more serious attention, simply climb on our spare bike and continue your ride. We’re backed by BMW Motorrad SA so we have access to the best technical support in the business.

6. Where do we stay each night?

We always give you the best option for wherever we are that night. On our tar trips: quality guesthouses hand-picked for comfort, service and location. On our off road trips we stay at guest houses and lodges, with the exception, of simply stunning bucket list worthy bush sites where you will experience our customised 5 star camping

7. What bikes do you use?

All our bikes are from the awesome BMW Motorrad stable. Choose which iron horse you’ll ride: either the BMW R1200 GS, F800 GS or F700 GS or R1200 GSA. Nothing but the best low mileage bikes

8. Presumably you have insurance?

We’re fully SATIB-insured However, you must also take out your own full travel and medical insurance with evacuation cover. We can assist with quotes from SA Companies that understand Africa

9. What about my memories?

They’ll all be captured on your helmet-mounted GoPro Hero camera. Take stills or video for your own My Africa Bike Tour story and as our parting gift to you, we’ll give you the SD card from your GoPro.

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