At The Office


Tim was born in Johannesburg in the middle of the last century & after saving up enough money for a one-way ticket to explore planet earth, he wandered around the globe searching for the meaning of life… In 2004 he Continue reading →


Brody is a graduate of the DARG (Domestic Animal Rescue Group) rescue shelter based in Hout Bay. He’s just turned 5 and has become more famous than the sidecars. He mostly travels with his dad, Tim, and can be booked Continue reading →


My name is Deven Thomson I was born 3rd August 1954 in Gauteng. Moved to Cape Town in 1976 when I was transferred to Ysterplaat Air Force Base after completing my apprenticeship as an Aircraft Instrument Technician. Have written and Continue reading →


With over 30 years experience in the tourism industry, well connected with inbound and outbound operators, Events Companies, Destination Marketing Companies and Hoteliers. Enthusiastic and passionate about our product and generating sales and smooth operational running of the business. Privileged Continue reading →


Dora runs our sister business, Mr Helmet ( and helps out around the depot when sh’es not busy with her Helmet business. Dora is married to Tim and hails from Hong Kong. She’s an avid sidecar driver and can be Continue reading →


Valentine joined the sidecar team 2 years ago. She is also a graduate from the illustrious DARG rescue centre. She is the official meeter & greeter at the sidecar depot and is well know for her boisterous  and passionate style Continue reading →


Sosso is our sidecar depot Workshop Manager and, after Tim, is our longest serving employee, having joined the company in June 2006. Sosso has become an expert on our vintage sidecars and is the driver’s favourite go-to guy whenever there’s Continue reading →


Joe comes all the way from the Republic of Cameroon and has been living in Cape Town since 2013. Joe joined our team as a depot assistant in March 2017. He’s the main reason why our bikes always look so Continue reading →

On The Road


Born and bred in Cape Town and privileged to be living in Marina da Gama. I have two children, Mandy and Eric. My interest are mainly outdoor and include cycling,canoeing (and fishing for chokka while I’m about it)traveling and doing Continue reading →


I have been riding a bike since the early 80’s and currently have a beautiful Yamaha 1100 Dragstar. I am passionate about riding side cars and feel very privileged to be one of the drivers for Cape Sidecar Adventures, being an ambassador Continue reading →


Riding and driving side cars is a real passion I have developed and it gives me a feeling of great pleasure and a sense of adventure. I feel blessed to be able to share in the excitement of the passengers Continue reading →


Cape Sidecar Adventures is the perfect way to combine my love of touring with my love for motorcycles. I am a private tourist guide and registered guide in the Western Cape and Garden Route up to Port Elizabeth. I run Continue reading →


Dave Garrett Favourite saying: all is not what it seems Mode of Transport: Harley Davidson Hobbies: cycling, motorcycles and sidecars Social: sitting at a coffee shop watching beautiful women go by(love them all) Life’s outlook: enjoy every day as if Continue reading →


My name is Donald Loe. I am a Western Cape tour guide and have been riding sidecars for about 3.5 years. I love biking and have been riding for over 40 years. People say I’m fortunate to be able to Continue reading →


Married with three children, Boy and twin daughters. Born England 1954 emigrated to S.A 1971. Naturalized South African citizen Retired Telecommunications Technician and call centre Manager. 39 years.. Qualified Western Cape tour guide. Hobbies, indigenous flora and fauna of the Continue reading →


Hi, my name is George. I was born in June 1949. I attended high school in Johannesburg and then later obtained my degree in the electrical field. After a stint with Mark Thatcher for 18 months I stayed another 15 Continue reading →


My name is Ivan… I’m a Tour Guide… and I’m privileged to be a Sidecar Driver… The excitement of a Cape Sidecar Adventure is very real… dressed in 1940’s vintage period sidecar gear… it’s pure theatre… it’s virtual fantasy… actually Continue reading →


Name: Jan (Jack) van der Schyff Born Johannesburg 20 July 1958 Schooled and raised in Johannesburg, Pretoria and matriculated Nylstroom. Joined the SA Navy qualified as a Navy Diver and later Naval Diving Instructor. Worked on the West Coast as Continue reading →


Lambert van Rijsewijk is Tim’s first driver. He was born in the Netherlands and emigrated here with his parents in 1971. Finished schooling and did a 3 year photography diploma at Pretoria Technikon. Moved down to Cape Town in 1988, met his Continue reading →


Passionate about riding on three wheels. I was Born in Cape Town and look forward to spending years exploring South Africa’s coastline. I completed a 3 year Graphic Design course at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. My passion for Continue reading →


Motorbikes and Sidecars…this is the life. I have been riding motorcycles for 40 years and am totally committed to the biker lifestyle. I am an advanced, riding instructor and radio show host about motorcycling. My love for riding sidecars started Continue reading →


My name is Mark, I am 58, married, 1 child and 1 grandchild. I consult for an aluminium window and door manufacturer. I enjoy reading, most sports and being outdoors. I am a SAN Parks Honourary Ranger enjoy camping, fishing Continue reading →


Ich , Michael, bin in Kapstadt geboren und in Deutschland, Bonn, aufgewachsen. Dort habe ich meine Ausbildung als Mechaniker genossen und über zwanzig Jahre auf BMW Motorräder gearbeitet. In 1997 bin ich wieder nach Kapstadt gezogen und habe mein Hobby Continue reading →


Nancy Cloete – Born in the Cape and brought up in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, I have grown to love and appreciate the beauty of the Cape. My love for nature, historic architecture and an early introduction to motorbikes is Continue reading →


Paddy Greenacre, 73 years old, Two wives (One current), 3 children, 6 grandchildren, 5 dogs. Retired for last 9 years. Was partner in a Printing Company (Creda Communications) Active in playing rugby until 6 years ago, Golf, motorcycling Have a Continue reading →


My name is Patrick van Eyssen, I am married to Jill and have four children and seven grandchildren. I am a skipper for the National Sea Rescue Institute, Station 3, based in the V & A Waterfront and get called Continue reading →


I am a registered freelance tourist guide doing different tours for different companies ‎around SA. I have been in the tourism industry‎ for 14 years. I was previously in the Cape Town Traffic Police for 10 years where I grew Continue reading →


My name is Patrick James van Eyssen, I am married to Claudia and have two children, both boys, Daniel (2) and James (4). I am a maintenance supervisor for a large company in the motor industry and I also  skipper a Continue reading →


Roger is semi retired, although still operating as a marketing & advertising consultant, after running an ad agency for 32 years & managing a property portfolio. Having represented provinces in a number sports, he remains active in long distance swimming,  Continue reading →