The Cape Town Cycle Tour took place in cool, cloudy and windy conditions on Sunday as 35 000 cyclists took part in the 109km race, the world’s largest timed cycling event.
A cyclist has died after collapsing during the 41st annual Cape Town Cycle Tour. Race Director, David Bellairs, says the cyclist collapsed at Smitswinkel Bay.
Organisers of the Cape Cycle Tour say there are no clear favourites for the 2019 edition of the prestigious event. Thousands of cycling enthusiasts take to the streets for Sunday’s race amid fears of strong winds in the Mother City.
The 109km Cape Town Cycle Tour takes place around the Cape Peninsula on Sunday with close to 35 000 cyclists participating.