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Open Streets Mitchells Plain

Join in the fun and cycle with the #AtoBChallenge Bike Bus to Open Streets Mitchells Plain on 25 March 2018. Participants even stand a chance to win a bicycle! THE ROUTE: Experience the diversity of Cape Town’s urban landscapes. The 21 km route to Mitchells Plain takes you from the leafy upmarket suburbs of Claremont […]

Cyclists raise awareness in Cape Town

More than 150 cyclists gathered at Maiden’s Cove on Sunday 4 March to participate in PPA’s annual Awareness Ride to create awareness amongst motorists that cyclists have the right to be on the road, but also to remind cyclists that they need to be visible and follow the rules of the road at all times. […]

How does the Cape Town water crisis affect our events?

No municipal water will be used at any of the PPA events; instead water for our events will be sourced from an alternative certified water source outside of Cape Town. This project has been in the works and event planning since January 2018. The purified water will be distributed to all water points via plastic […]

Win a set of Token wheels worth R29k

It’s GIVEAWAY time! One lucky 2018 Token Double90 Team Challenge entrant will win a set of TOKEN C50 Zenith Carbon Clinchers worth R28 999! Simply follow these steps: 1. Enter the TOKEN Double 90 Team Challenge before 23 March 2018 2. ‘Like’ the Token Cycling Facebook page and share our competition on your timeline using […]

PPA offer: Discounted entries to 2018 Cape Rouleur/Young Riders

Eight discounted entries to the HotChillee Cape Rouleur 2018 are available to paid-up PPA members.   The international 5-day Cape Rouleur been described as ‘The best event of its kind in the world’ by leading UK magazine Cycling Weekly. With timed race sections and over 150 international riders across three speed groups, each supported by […]

From the CEO’s desk (end-Jan 2018)

With Day Zero on everyone’s mind in Cape Town right now, we are looking at how PPA responds to the water crisis as an event organiser. Nobody really knows what daily reality will look like after 12 April. Our events are small, compared to the Cape Town Cycle Tour or the Two Oceans Marathon, but […]

Play dirty… Cycle Tour MTB entries are open

On Saturday, 3 March 2018, the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge, previously held over two days, merges into one day of dirt and adrenaline highs on the challenging trails designed by Dirtopia’s Meurant Botha.   Now in its 17th year, the popular event will once again offer something for all keen mountain bikers. “Whether you’re […]

Stellenbosch to host international MTB in March

Stellenbosch will host the opening leg of the 2018 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup series on 10 March. The seven-event series is the annual pinnacle of international cross-country racing, with the world’s best elite and under-23 riders competing on 5-7 laps of an intense, testing 4.5km course in an event that has been described as […]

2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour will take place

Rumours that the 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour has been postponed or cancelled as a result of the severe water shortages in the Western Cape, are unfounded and not true, says Cape Town Cycle Tour Director David Bellairs. “The Cape Town Cycle Tour Management Team has been working tirelessly over the last year, looking at […]