AWOL Blog

Bicycle donations do make a difference

Twelve years ago AWOL Tour guests gifted enough money so we could purchase three kids bikes to donate to Ukhanyo primary school in Masiphumlelele as prizes to their class poetry competition working in collaboration with  Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN).  At the time I had no [...]

April 18th, 2019|

Riding Through The Grapevines

Visiting the Cape Winelands vineyards is a huge tick of the box in most itineraries when visiting Cape Town. There are over 600 (!) vineyards to choose from nowadays, and wine tasting can sometimes feel like an overwhelming activity. Therefore AWOL Tours provides the unique [...]

March 14th, 2019|

Supporting Songezo Jim Cycling Academy

Over the years, AWOL Tours has been growing its commitment to support the Songezo Jim Cycling Academy based in Masiphumelele Cape Town. Songezo Jim is a professional South African cyclist riding for Kuwait–Cartucho.es. He rode in the 2015 Vuelta a España & 2016 Giro d’Italia, becoming the [...]

February 15th, 2019|

Scheduled Constantia mountain biking tours

AWOL Tours is launching  scheduled mountain bike half day Constantia winelands tours.  We know that cyclists are sociable  and many of our clients love connecting with other travellers. To make mountain biking tours more accessible for spontaneous travellers we are launching scheduled daily departures for a small group experience which we hope will [...]

September 4th, 2018|