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Cycle Tour 2013 peloton photo by Greg Beadle/CTCTT/ Gallo Images

Bunch Riding Tips – The Aha Moment

One year, cocooned within the mass of a tightly-packed competitive peloton at the Amashova Classic in KwaZulu-Natal, the magical, almost imperceptible tactics of cycle racing and especially the nebulous skill of bunch riding, became lucidly clear to me. It was like a religious epiphany, I tell you. The scales were figuratively falling off my eyes on the road to Damascus. Except there was no beast of burden and no shining light blinding me. But wait, […]

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Cycle Tour 2014 road closures and public transport info

This weekend, Cape Town will host an estimated 35 000 cyclists on Sunday 9 March for the 37th Cape Argus Pick n Pay Momentum Cycle Tour. The annual Cycle Tour takes place around the Cape Peninsula on the second Sunday in March each year and masses of both local and international cyclists will line up on Hertzog Boulevard to participate in the iconic event. The Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust, organisers of the annual event, […]

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Team Bonitas dominate 2013 Cycle Tour podium

Herman Fouche of Team Bonitas continued his steady climb up the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour podium by claiming a maiden victory today. Fouche narrowly beat teammate Christoff van Heerden (third) and 2011 winner Tyler Day (Team Westvaal-BMC) who took second place. Fouche was extremely happy with finally taking first place in his third successive podium finish. “It’s a great feeling to reach the podium, especially at Cycle Tour, which sees some of […]

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Malcolm Lange to retire after Cycle Tour

SA cycling legend Lange to retire One of the most illustrious careers in South African sport will come to an end on Sunday when Malcolm Lange, the most prolific road cycling race winner of the modern era, will hang up his racing bike for good. The 37-year-old Lange, who lives in Fairland, Johannesburg, has decided that the 2011 Cape Argus Pick ‘n Pay Cycle Tour will be his final race as a professional athlete.

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Trio to raise funds for home with Cycle Tour ride

Momentum Health team to ride Cycle Tour A team being championed by Momentum Health Trustee, Francois Swanepoel, will ride this year’s Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour in Cape Town to raise funds for a Hillbrow Children’s Home. Momentum staffer, Carel Bosman, as well as Advocate Allen Liversage will make up the energetic trio.

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