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 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…

Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016: Last Chance to Enter!

We have just 40 days to go (yes, we’re most definitely counting!) until the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016, and if you have been umming and ahhing about securing your spot on the world’s largest timed cycle race, your last chance to enter is fast approaching with charity entries closing on Wednesday 27th January, and…

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…

Cape Town Cycle Tour EXPO: New Venue for Cycling Fans in 2016

With a new name, a new entry procedure, and a new venue for its 2016 EXPO, the Cape Town Cycle Tour has undergone quite a few changes in the past 18 months, and whether you like change or not, there is no denying that the world’s largest timed cycle race is now more international and…

New Entry Process for Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016

In order to “ensure a more equitable process for all prospective riders”, the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust (CTCTT) has announced that they will be implementing a new ballot style entry process for the 2016 Cycle Tour. As anyone who follows this iconic event will know, local entries for the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2015…

Cape Town Cycle Tour – Go Pro Style!

If you are wondering what it is really like to cycle the Cape Town Cycle Tour, these Go Pro pics from the 2015 event should give you some idea!  Sadly, they are mostly rear view photos (quite literally!), but when you are concentrating on the world’s largest timed cycle tour, there is only one way to…

Cape Town Cycle Tour 2015 #Showyoucaresolidarityride

We have just returned from our annual pilgrimage to Cape Town for the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2015, and while it didn’t quite go to plan this year due to huge bush fires ravaging the Cape Peninsula in the week before the race, the event organisers still did a fantastic job with the #Showyoucaresolidarityride! Sadly, the…

Cape Town Cycle Tour – Seeded Up and Ready to Roll

After months of anticipation, we have finally received our seeding information through for the Cape Town Cycle Tour next month, and we are delighted that Tandem Riders are no longer separated from the rest of the international groups! Last year, tandem entries were seeded in groups with other tandem riders, and while there is nothing…