Cape Argus / Pick 'n Pay Cycle Tour 2012

Once again in 2012 the cycle tour will be back to its original route via Chapmans Peak and Suikerbossie - much to the delight of many loyal supporters of the race.
The race is a real family outing, so pick a spot along the route and cheer on your friends and family, and then meet up with them at the finishing line for more fun, food and entertainment. South African entries for the 2012 race are closed, but entries for International residents remain open.

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Cycle Tour Info 2012

Race Date: Sunday, 11 March 2012

Start: Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town

Finish: Western Boulevard, Green Point, Cape Town

Registration: takes place at the Life Cycle Expo at the Good Hope Centre.

Registration dates:
Thurs, 08 - Sat, 10 March 2012 at the Lifecycle Expo


Race and Race Weekend

The week leading up to the cycle tour is a particularly busy one for the Mother City with visitors from all over South Africa and abroad descending on the city for registration, the Life Cycle Expo and the host of other activities that surround the lead up to the race. On race day there are various road closures in and around the city ... the best advice is to be aware, be patient and enjoy the festivities.

For comprehensive cycle tour details, visit the official website at


Hiring a Car

As a visitor to Cape Town over the cycle tour period it is advisable to make your car hire reservation as far in advance as possible. March is still peak holiday season - and the race weekend always brings on an influx of more visitors to the city. For excellent car hire rates with unlimited mileage, visit SouthAfriCar for quick online quotes and bookings.



Unless you are planning on staying with family and friends over race weekend, it is advisable to book your accommodation as early as possible to avoid disappointment.  For a wide variety of accommodation in Cape Town from hotels to guesthouses, B&B's and self-catering options, visit RoomsForAfrica.



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