Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour:
Take a world famous cycling trip
What is the Cape Argus Cycle Tour?
The Cape Argus is a unique cycling event in South Africa, a bike adventure through the beautiful mountains of the Cape Peninsular, overlooking Cape Town and the Atlantic Ocean. It is also the first ever cycle tour outside of Europe to be included the International Cycling Union's Golden Bike Series.
Who Takes Part in the Cape Argus?
The Cape Argus Cycle race is actually the world’s biggest cycling event of its kind with 35,000 people cycling this beautiful bike route every year. It includes professional endurance cyclists as well as casual cyclists taking on the bike tour at their own pace, this makes Cape-Argus one of the most accessible mountain biking adventures around. The Cape Argus takes pride in being a biking trip for everyone, including kids, with a Tricycle Tour (for under 6s) and a Junior Cycle Tour (for ages 6-12).
What are the dates for Cape Argus in 2013:
The event takes place in Cape Town on the 10th of March 2013.
I don’t know if I’m suited for a ‘Bike Adventure’?
The race’s cycle route is a trail suitable for all levels of cycling proficiency. Both cycle tour pros and novices taking part in the event, its appeal being the surrounding beauty of the Cape Argus’s bike route, making it a great opportunity for a biking vacation as well as a fun way to raise money for a good cause.
The Cape Argus Cycle Tour is in South Africa, how I /my bike will get there!?
You will be part of the ORBIS cycle team, and ORBIS will arrange your flight for you including carefully transporting your bike for the event on South African Airways to and from the event, all costs are built into your fundraising target.
What is the Cape Argus Route?
The Cycle Route is scenic trail around Jewel of South Africa’s crown. Beginning in Central Cape Town, your cycle trip will head down Nelson Mandela Boulevard toward the Cape Peninsula through False Bay, Simons Town, Smitswinkel Bay, The Cape of Good Hope, Table Mountain National Park, Cape point, then back along the Atlantic Coast through Scarborugh, Kommetje, Noordhoek, Chapmans Peak, Hout Bay over Suikerbossie Hill to Camps Bay and ends next to the Cape Town Stadium in Green point. Cheering crowds, refreshment stations, your team mates and the Cape Town’s unbeatable surroundings will keep you going throughout your adventure cycle tour. Take a look at the 2013 Cape Argus Cycle Route Here
All our places have been filled for 2013, you can register your interest for 2014 below:
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