This is a truly awesome biker road. It's great to meet up in Franschoek for breakfast or lunch and then hit the road. It starts going up the mountain, with breathtaking views from the top, really spectacular. Pretty easy bends going up, then the fun really starts when going down the other side, with a good number of bends. Once down the mountain, you get straights that go on for ever for those speed junkies out there! I have never seen a cop and there are no fixed cameras as it's virtually in the middle of nowhere. Great fun!
If you start from Stellenbosch, it is slightly uphill, so depending on what you like you should either start in Stellies or end there. I usually come from Cape Town on the N1, then take the Franschoek turnoff. Ride direction Franschoek untill you get to the sign that says Stellenbosch ->. Turn right there and you will end up on the pass after a few minutes. It is a very nice big road, with 2 lanes each direction, very little bumps in the road, awesome bends!