If you have taken the plunge and signed up for the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour 2014, now is the time to dust of those Lycra cycling shorts, give your bicycle the once-over, and get in shape for the world’s largest timed cycle race.
We may have six months to go, but with Christmas bang in the middle, the 9th March will be here before we know it, and it will be time to head off on that 109km adventure.
If you are not sure of what you are in for, take a moment to visit the official Cape Argus Cycle Tour website, where you will find loads of hints and tips, a route map, FAQ’s and a whole load of other information that will help you get the most out of your tour.
The Argus Cycle route is one of the most beautiful cycling routes in the world, and apart from Chapman’s Peak and the deceiving incline of Suikerbossie; it is relatively flat and relatively easy to make your way around.
Below is the Cape Argus Cycling Route from 2013, courtesy of the Cape Argus Cycle Tour Trust, to give you some idea of what you are getting yourself in for…