Cape Town Cycle Tour: 2018 Race Date Revealed

If you were one of the thousands of international cyclists who travelled to South Africa for the iconic Cape Town ‘Argus’ Cycle Tour this month, then like us, you will be pleased to know that the race date has been revealed for next year, and we’ll all have the opportunity to ‘try again’ on 11th…

Stellenbosch Cycle Tour 2016: Entries Open Next Week!

If you dread the thought of packing your bike away for winter, why not treat yourself to a pre-Christmas break, and book a last-minute holiday to sunny South Africa for the newly renamed Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour. A fabulous one day, 97km cycling event through what has to be one of Cape Town’s most beautiful…

Cape Town Cycle Tour – Is Suikerbossie Really That Bad?

If you are cycling the Cape Town Cycle Tour for the first time in 2015, you have probably heard the words Suikerbossie and Chapman’s Peak more than a few times, but are these hills really as bad as people make out…? The first time I cycled the Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously the Cape Argus),…

Seeding for the Cape Argus 2015 – International Cyclists

International cyclists taking part in the Cape Argus Cycle Tour can be seeded in one of the earlier / semi-professional start groups, but you have to contact the cycle tour organisers with your latest cycling achievements so that they can rank your position. Experience has shown us over the past few years that International Cyclists…

Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2014 – Training Programme Day 6

There is no better place to train for the Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2014 than in Cape Town itself, and if you want to be in peak condition for March 9th, our six-day Argus warm-up programme will help you achieve your goal. We have already covered days one to five in previous blogs, so here’s…

Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2014 – Training Programme Day 5

There is no better place to train for the Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2014 than in Cape Town itself, and if you want to be in peak condition for March 9th, our six-day Argus warm-up programme will help you achieve your goal. We have already covered days one to four in previous blogs, so here’s…

Cape Argus Training Programme – Day 4

If you have decided to take the plunge and join our Cape Argus 2014 Training Programme, here is an overview of what you can expect on Day 4: Thursday – 6 March 2014 – Jonkershoek (45km) MTB Ride   Today we are going to do something different! We are going switch to the dirt for a day,…

Cape Argus Training Programme – Day 3

If you have decided to take the plunge and join our Cape Argus 2014 Training Programme, here is an overview of what you can expect on Day 3: Wednesday – 5 March 2014 – Gordon’s Bay (80km) Road Bike   On day three of our Cape Argus 2014 Training Programme, we will be heading over to the eastern…