Cape Town Cycling and Cape Argus Cycle Tour
We offer 7 and 14 day road biking tours for those visitors who want to see the Cape in a more slow-paced and intimate way. Visit the winelands, whale coast and breathtaking mountain passes. Enjoy wine tasting, good food and spectacular views.
Alternatively, go for a day outing over Chapman’s Peak to Noordhoek Beach. All tours can be tailor made to suit your interests. For the more committed cyclist, the Cape Argus Cycle Tour is a must.The Cape Argus Pick ’n Pay Cycle Tour With more than 35 000 people taking part, this is the largest individually timed cycle race on the planet. For some, this 109 km tour is the achievement of a personal goal, a test of fitness and staminaor a chance to raise funds for worthy causes. For others, it’s simply a fun event and one of the highlights of the international cycling calender, attracting entrants from all over the world year after year.
First held in 1977, the tour has undergone many changes to routes, distances and levels of participation over the past 37years. Innovative environmental management has also positionedthe tour as one of the leading, environmentally sustainable events in South Africa.
The route, which winds its way around the Peninsula, gives cyclists an opportunity to enjoy a challenging race amid scenes of unparalleled natural beauty as they cycle the length of the peninsula to Cape Point returning over Chapman’s Peak to the finish in Green Point.
Itinerary dates: 11-days of pre-race training (7 days riding with rest days included) plus the race itself in early March. For more
information visit the official race site: www.cycletour.co.za.