Cape Town Cycle Tour 2017: Ballot Closed, Fingers Crossed!

South African Entries for the 40th Cape Town Cycle Tour have just closed, and if you are one of the many cyclists who are simply dying to secure your place on the World’s Largest Timed Cycle Race in 2017, the only thing left to do is cross your fingers (and toes!) and wait patiently until…

Cape Town Cycle Tour: 40th Anniversary 2017

The world’s largest timed cycle race, the Cape Town Cycle Tour, celebrates its 40th Birthday on 12th March 2017, when some 35,000 cyclists from across the globe will descend on South Africa’s Mother City for what has become one of the most iconic cycle races in the world. A one day, 109km ride around the…

17 Reason’s Why You Should Cycle the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2017

With a mere 227 days to go until the World’s Largest Timed Cycle Race the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2017 gets underway, now is most definitely the time to start planning your trip to South Africa’s Mother City for what is, undoubtedly, the most beautiful one-day cycling event in world. An iconic cycle tour (previously…

Cape Town Cycle Tour: Is Chapman’s Peak Really That Bad?

At 109km, the Cape Town Cycle Tour is not the most challenging bicycle ride in the world, but there are a few climbs along the way that bring many cyclists out of their saddle and on to the walk of shame! The first climb of the day is Wynberg Hill, also referred to as ‘Whine…

Cape Town Cycle Tour EXPO: A Shopper’s Paradise for Cyclists

If you are an international cyclist, planning on heading to South Africa for the Cape Town Cycle Tour in March 2017, don’t worry about packing everything but the kitchen sink in your suitcase, you can get all the cycling accessories, clothing, supplements, spares and tools you need at the Cycle Tour EXPO, and if the…