M6 : Cape Town - Simons Town

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Gnimmelf | August 15, 2007 | Africa > South Africa Motorcycle Roads > Western Cape
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June 6, 2014 - Star Rating Graphic

Very nice ride.

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August 15, 2007 - Star Rating Graphic

Ride south from Cape Town on the coastal M6 (no, it is not a motorway...! :o)
Then on to Chapmans Peak Drive (still M6). (This sections was only re-opened very recently (2003, I believe). Was closed for some years due to construction work after some quite bad landslides).
Its a great piece of road - especially the fantastic Chapmans Peak Drive section - and theres not a lot of trafic.
The scenery is tops, the asphalt is super and the roads are winding and hilly.
The weather was brilliant when I was there end November 2004 (blue skies and ~ 25 degrees...!).
Recommendation: Rent a large trailie so that you can go down one of the many gravel or dirt roads to the beaches if you like.

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