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14 Oct 2022 - History

The 1981 Argus Cycle Tour

The big story for 1981 was the move to a new start venue, outside the all-new Civic Centre in Hertzog

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Bill Mylrea

Hamba gahle, Bill Mylrea

One of the founding fathers of the Cape Town Cycle Tour has passed away. Bill Mylrea was the business brain,

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10 Oct 2022 - Cape Town Cycle TourHistory

The 1980 Argus Festival Tour

The 1980 Tour finally broke through the thousand-entries barrier, having fallen an agonising one rider short in year two. With

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3 Oct 2022 - Press Release

Fresh new look for Cape Town Cycle Tour kit from Ciovita

The Cape Town Cycle Tour is thrilled to announce that cycling kit manufacturer Ciovita is now the Official Technical Cycling

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26 Sep 2022 - Cape Town Cycle TourHistory

The 1979 Argus Cycle Tour

As a sign of what was to come, entries nearly doubled in 1979. John Stegmann handed over the organiser reins

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22 Sep 2022 - Press Release

Entries open for 2023 Cape Town Cycle Tour on 23 September

On the 12th of March 2023, the Cape Town Cycle Tour celebrates its 45th event. On this incredible day of

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15 Sep 2022 - HistoryPress Release

The 1978 Argus Cycle Tour

The inaugural ride started in balmy October sunshine, which soon degenerated into an early taste of the Cape summer, and

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15 Sep 2022 - Cape Town Cycle TourTraining

Yes, You Can Ride 109km!

Here is a simple training programme –  and some expert advice – that should persuade you you can do this!

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Three nutrition strategies for diabetic athletes tackling the Cape Town Cycle Tour

Thanks to various studies and much intense research, the past decade has seen a remarkable increase in the scientific understanding

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13 Sep 2022 - Cape Town Cycle TourTraining

Cape Town Cycle Tour Official Strength Training Plan

Join cycling coach and personal trainer Richard Woolrich as he takes us through the strength and conditioning exercises for the

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17 Aug 2022 - Cape Town Cycle TourTraining

8-Week Advanced Programme

Plans developed by Prof. Ross Tucker and Richard Woolrich, official coaches of the Cape Town Cycle Tour. Is this programme

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17 Aug 2022 - Cape Town Cycle TourTraining

8-Week Intermediate Programme

Plans developed by Prof. Ross Tucker and Richard Woolrich, official coaches of the Cape Town Cycle Tour. Is this programme

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20 Jul 2022 - Press Release

Going in Search of Old Hermon

Legend has it that in the days of mail trains – long before cell phones, email and social media –

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13 Mar 2022 - Press Release

THIRD VICTORY FOR LE COURT DE BILLOT  AS PRITZEN TAKES MEN’S TITLE ON RAINY DAY

Mauritian-born Kim Le Court De Billot (Efficient Insure Infiniti) won her third Cape Town Cycle Tour, presented by Pick n

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11 Mar 2022 - Press Release

Capacity Turnout for Cape Town Cycle Tour as Hoffman, Le Court De Billot Return to Defend Titles

Franschhoek’s Nolan Hoffman (Aluwani) is set to make history at the 44th Cape Town Cycle Tour, presented by Pick n

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24 Feb 2022 - Cape Town Cycle Tour

Trust The Doctor

From cramping to hydration to knowing when not to start – Dr Darren Green from Mediclinic is here to guide

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8 Oct 2021 - Press Release

GIVE YOURSELF THE GREEN LIGHT FOR RACE DAY

Self assessment tips from Cape Town Cycle Tour Race Medical Director, Dr Darren Green   What are the crucial self assessment symptoms?

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16 Aug 2021 - Cape Town Cycle TourTraining

8-Week Beginner Programme

Plans developed by Prof. Ross Tucker and Richard Woolrich, official coaches of the Cape Town Cycle Tour. This programme is

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