The Two Rivers Expedition was a great success and I have managed to learn a great deal about what may be in stall for me during my solo Capri-X 2012 Expedition. These are exciting times! My riding partner and I managed to average 120km’s per day in temperatures ranging between 35 and 45°C. The total distance of 1500km’s+ in 12 days.
Heat was a massive challenge and keeping clear of the roaming desert elephants.
Finding a windmill and water tank in the middle of nowhere and having a swim to cool down.
Arno was an incredible expedition partner and he taught me many valuable lessons about helping others succeed.
NEWS / MEDIA
This expedition was a 1750Km mountain bike ride with a good friend and accomplished mountain bike rider, Arno van der Merwe, between two mighty rivers. The Orange River, which borders South Africa in the south of Namibia, to the Cunene River which borders Angola in the north of Namibia.
Support Distance travelled: 6800km’s
Temperature: 18° to 35°C
Crew Transport: 1 x Isuzu 3L Double Cab
Tyers: Dunlop AT3G tyres
Mountain Bike: Giant Anthem 29er 2
Countries: South Africa and Namibia
Peter Van Kets
Arno van der Merwe
Garth Ham – Videographer/logistics
Erlin Moll – Logistics
Dunlop Tyres – South Africa