Cape Argus Cycle tour

Written by on March 5, 2009 in u

The most scenic cycle ride in South Africa, the Cape Argus will be held on

Sunday March 8, 2009.

From the Cape Argus website

Quick Links:

Garmin Downloads
Road Closures
Cut-Off Times
Boyes Drive Safety
Finish & Parking
TV Broadcast Schedule

OVERCOME THE PARKING CRUNCH AT GREEN POINT!!

Metrorail will be offering special carriages on all lines on Race Day, Sunday 8 March 2009 to accommodate cyclists and their bicycles. Click here for more information.

How to confirm you entered?

If you entered online, you should have received an email confirming your entry. If you are unsure, log in to the online entries (provided the online entries are still open) and you will be able to see if your entry was successful or not. Alternatively, you can contact the event organisers on 021 685 6551 or info@cycletour.co.za.

If you entered by post and your cheque has been banked by us, then your entry has been accepted.

Route

The start is in the city centre, outside the Civic Centre. You then travel along the M3 and turn left on to the Main Road in Lakeside and then turn right on to Boyes Drive through to Kalk Bay. You continue through Fishoek to Simons Town along the scenic coastal route to Smitswinkel Bay turning north near the entrance to the entrance to Cape Point. You then continue past Scarborough and on to Oceanview, missing the Kommetjie Hill. Then it’s a long pull through to Noordhoek and on to Chapman’s Peak through Hout Bay, up Suikerbossie and along the coast to Greenpoint.

A map of the route is contained in the brochure, and it is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with the route. Sections of the route are open to traffic on the day, and you are warned to keep to the left of the road and not cross the centre line at any time and to obey the traffic officers and authorised marshals. Participants other than those in the leading groups may be required to stop at certain intersections.

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