The fascinating story of Shaun Knipe, a man who has chosen to escape society’s conforms and live his life on Cape Town’s Streets. His bicycle, is both his home and his freedom machine.
To kick off our new series of Commuter Stories, we asked South African journalist and passionate commuter cyclist Telford Vice to share his experience of cycling in Cape Town… “Why do I ride a bicycle? Silly question. Here’s a better one: why doesn’t everyone ride a bicycle?”
You don’t always have to travel far and wide for a little adventure when the city has so much to offer. Videographer Bryn North shares his experience of Cape Town by bike. The result – a magical video ode: My City On Two Wheels.
“What if cars were for recreation, and bicycles were for transport? What if we turned the paradigm around?”. David Donde, of Truth Coffee shares his passion for cycling, coffee and urban transformation.
This is what cycling in South Africa is really about – everyday bicycle commuters! Filmed in 2011 at TEDxStellenbosch, Stan and Nic share their story of the creation of Bicycle Portraits – a 6000km journey that took them all around South Africa meeting and photographing other South Africans with their bicycles.
As part of International Bike to Work Day, I thought I’d share this video of Cape Town commuter, Anthonie Scholtz’s ride to work. A thrilling journey that takes him through the quiet early morning streets of Cape Town and up onto the dirt roads of Table Mountain where the true beauty of this city surrounded […]
Girl meets bike and falls in love with a city. In this Valentine’s Day edition – vibrant Cape Town based ecologist Georgina Avlonitis shares her #SuperCommuter story – a love triangle involving herself, a bike named Piet and the city she now calls home.
6 months ago Woodstock based graphic designer and illustrator, Roule le Roux sold her car and bought a bicycle, now she goes car-free every day, using her bicycle to commute around the city – breezing past traffic jams and saving time and money!
Dillon Kin, (a #SuperCommuter prize winner) shares how a weekly ride turned into a daily commute filled with vivid city-life experiences.
Mapaseka Vryman, shares her #SuperCommuter story about how one person’s actions, a bicycle and some red heels can connect and inspire the people around them. The circle of influence is truly bigger than what we imagine.