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There are four principle climbs: Paid-up Pedal Power Association members R per entry , Club21 members R per entry and cyclists who have ridden 9 or more races R per entry will have the opportunity to enter between Monday, 27 August and Monday 3 September.

You may unsubscribe at any time. All Rights Reserved. English German. From here was a chance to relax, take a drink and squeeze off a High5 gel, as the road is straight, relatively flat and shaded. One of my riding partners suggested that we should meet up the following March in Cape Town.

Take a magical run on the most enchanted course on Earth! Once over the top, it is downhill and then flat all the way through Camps Bay and Clifton. The entry process will roll out in phases to eliminate the super-fast sell-out and potential of overloading the system of some years past.

For the London leg all runs smoothly, but then at Johannesburg — regardless of which airline you are flying with — you have to collect the bike box, wheel it outside the airport, and recheck it into the Cape Argus race tent outside the terminal.

General, visa, passport and health information For passport and visa information, please check the relevant section on this page. Entry is free for riders and 20 Rand for other visitors. Unlike UK sportives, it is openly referred to as a race — in fact, the riders from the Giro del Capo road race lead the field away.

For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. Our original aim was to complete the race in under four hours, but in the face of 50mph gusts we revise that to merely getting over the line at Cape Town Stadium.

The Cape Town Cycle Tour which was previously held under the name of one of the sponsors, the Cape Argus is a cycling event held in Cape Town, South Africa and it is the largest, timed cycling event in the world.

We offer you a city centre hotel with breakfasts, bike storage and all taxes included. Please visit our insurance page Sports Travel Essentials. Clothing from local manufacturers Cape Storm and First Ascent are very good quality and great value due to the strength of the pound. The gleaming waterfront, which buzzes with restaurants and bars, would not look out of place in any European capital, but still suffers from power cuts.

The light, airy apartment is stylishly The race has come a long way since , when the first Cape Argus was arranged by a group of cyclists protesting at the lack of cycling infrastructure in Cape Town.

First Name. Older posts. If your adult passport was issued over 9 years ago, you may be affected. Our transfer service includes a meet and greet at Cape Town Airport and deliver you to your hotel and return you back to the airport on your day of departure. My next visit was in If you would like to join our group as a single traveller we can offer you two options.

Man United should make Solskjaer permanent manager, says Klopp Soccer. Before the challenge of the race, however, there is the challenge of actually getting your bike over to South Africa.

Why not overnight? Numbers will be limited, however, and you will struggle to get anything other than a mid-range model.

Ride the Cape "Argus" Tour with us!

Sign Up to Specific Lists. Attracting in excess of 35 cyclists from around the globe each year, this prestigious event is definitely a unique experience for participants and spectators alike. We can book your flights for you if you wish. The Cape Argus Cycle Tour will take place on March 8; booking opens at 1pm local time on September 8 and you need to be quick off the mark to nab a place.

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