With just 141 days (or 20 weeks!) to go until the 40th Cape Town Cycle Tour gets underway, now is most definitely the time to secure your accommodations, book your flights to South Africa’s Mother City, and if you haven’t done so already, secure your guaranteed entry into the world’s largest timed cycle race!
An event that just keeps on getting better year after year, the Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously the Cape Argus) has come a long way since its humble beginnings back in 1977, and it now attracts more than 35,000 entrants each year, who line up come rain (rare), wind (common) or shine (99% guaranteed!), to make their way around what has to be one of the most beautiful 109km cycling routes in the world.
For international cyclists, the Cape Town Cycle Tour is so much more than a one-day event, and with great scenery, endless activities, and some of the best vineyards in the world to keep you entertained, there are many reasons why you should visit Cape Town next spring… but you need to act now!
Flights to Cape Town are filling up fast, city hotels and safari lodges are almost full to capacity, and many of the pre-Argus cycle training rides on offer have just 2 or 3 spots left. Oh yes, and here’s 10 other reasons why you should book your trip today…