Tag Archives: Cape Town Cycle Tour

Emphatic double for Investec-Songo-Specialized at Cape Town Cycle Tour

(Cape Town, 10 March 2019) Cherise Willeit (Investec-Songo-Specialized) made an emphatic return to road racing by claiming her fourth Cape Town Cycle Tour title on Sunday. Willeit, who only recently started training in earnest again, took the bunch sprint ahead of 2018 defending champion Kim le Court (Team Demacon MaxWax Racing) and Tiffany Keep (Titan).     New Zealander Sam Gaze completed the double for Investec-Songo-Specialized by timing his sprint in the men’s race ...

Read More »

Substitution entries for the Cape Town Cycle Tour are open!

(Cape Town, 18 February 2019) The official substitution process for the 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour opened on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 at 1pm and closes onMonday, 25 February at 1pm.   The lowdown Every time you cross a timing mat out on the route the data from your timing chip is streamed to a server. This is how RaceTec ...

Read More »

Entries open for the 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour Junior

Mini cyclists! Are you ready? This one is just for you… The annual Cape Town Cycle Tour Junior will be all kinds of fun when it returns on Sunday, 3 March 2019.   There are three routes, all within the Cape Town Stadium Precinct, that will offer budding little bike riders the opportunity to experience cycling in a safe and ...

Read More »

Hoffman and Le Court own the peninsula at #40Take2

(Cape Town, 11 March 2018) Nolan Hoffman (Team BCX) won the Cape Town Cycle Tour in spectacular fashion today. Hoffman out-sprinted Sam Gaze (Investec-Songo-Specialized) and Reynard Butler (Pro Touch) to win his third title in a time of 02:37:30.   Hoffman and his team rode textbook bunch sprint, which saw him appearing out of the group in perfect fashion to ...

Read More »

Cape Town Cycle Tour goes back #Back2OurRoutes at #40Take2

(Cape Town, 11 March 2018) Today saw the ‘rerun’ of the 40th edition of the world’s largest timed cycle race. Over 30 000 cyclists took on the iconic 109 kilometre route around the peninsula in almost perfect conditions, in contrast to the 2017 edition when high winds at the start and on the course forced the cancellation of the race. ...

Read More »

Women’s invitation race

(07 March 2018, Cape Town)  Following a request and extensive discussion with the Women’s Commission of Cycling South Africa and representatives of the Cape Town Cycle Tour, it has been agreed that we will facilitate a Women’s only Invitational start group in Glencairn.   All elite and U23 women that have been seeded into the % start group will have ...

Read More »

What to expect at the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge 2018

(Thursday, 1 March 2018) In keeping with tradition, the Cape Town Cycle Tour’s Lifecycle Week kicks off with the Mountain Bike (MTB) Challenge. The 2018 instalment takes place this coming Saturday, 3 March and once again offers trails for all MTB skill and fitness levels, designed by legendary Stellenbosch course designer, Meurant Botha.   Meurant says riders can expect dusty ...

Read More »

It’s never too late to train

The 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour is less than four weeks away. Doesn’t it feel like just yesterday you still had time to train for it?   The good news is that there is still plenty of time for improvement before the big day. Realistically, at this point you are probably not going to improve much in the general fitness ...

Read More »