Have Your Rented Your Bike for the Cape Town Cycle Tour?

The Ballot has closed, all places are secured, and if you haven’t rented a bike for the Cape Town Cycle Tour yet, now is definitely the time to make your reservation! Many of Cape Town’s bicycle rental companies have already rented out all of their bikes for the Cycle Tour weekend, but we still have…

Renting a Bike for the Cape Argus – Do it now!

We may have seven months to go until the Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2015, but if you are an International cyclists and you intend to rent a bicycle in Cape Town for the world’s largest timed cycle race – you really need to do it now! I know you probably think I am overreacting, but…

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…

Cape Argus Training Programme – Day 2

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 2: Today’s Cape Argus Training Tour will start in the pretty seaside town of Simon’s Town, a wonderful place to cycle through on Argus Day. After cycling through the town,…

Cape Argus 2014 Training Programme – Day 1

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 1: Monday – 3 March 2014 – Cape Peninsula (70km) Road Bike  Today you will get the opportunity to ride the last 50km of the Cape Argus Cycle Tour…

Cape Argus Cycle Tour – 36 Years in the Making

The history of the Cape Argus Cycle Tour stems back over 36 years, and while it is now the largest timed cycle race in the world, it started off very differently back in 1977… Originally called the ‘Peninsula Marathon’, the cycle tour was organised by Bill Mylrea and John Stegmann back in 1977 to draw…