The City of Cape Town has released its Draft Cycling Strategy. It is open for public comment 23 January – 21 February 2017, so follow this link to have your say about the future of cycling in Cape Town! “The Cycling Strategy aims to increase the percentage of commuter trips made by bicycle from the […]
This month’s Bike Friendly Business recognition goes to Dario’s Cafe in Hout Bay! With fantastic Italian coffee, a warm, lively atmosphere and great food, Dario’s is a favorite haunt for local cyclists, riding the Atlantic Seaboard. Dario’s not only provides bike parking for cycling customers but as a member of SA’s Bike Friendly Business Network, […]
We are thrilled to announce that Pick n Pay has joined our Bike Friendly Business Program – kickstarting their bike friendly campaign with the installation of bike parking facilities at their Head Office in Kenilworth. Spearheaded by Andre Nel, Pick n Pay’s Sustainable Development Manager, the campaign aims to encourage and assist staff who want […]
Let’s make getting doored a thing of the past. Learn how a simple solution called the Dutch Reach can save lives making the road safer for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
A fascinating insight into bicycle culture in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – a city where pure necessity makes the bicycle one of the most widely used form of transport. Yet in Bulawayo, little provision is made for safety or facilities for cyclists and going by bike is strictly for the brave.
The fascinating story of Shaun Knipe, a man who has chosen to escape society’s conforms and live his life on Cape Town’s Streets. His bicycle, is both his home and his freedom machine.
To kick off our new series of Commuter Stories, we asked South African journalist and passionate commuter cyclist Telford Vice to share his experience of cycling in Cape Town… “Why do I ride a bicycle? Silly question. Here’s a better one: why doesn’t everyone ride a bicycle?”
On April 9th 2016, a 3-person team of mobile journalists will begin an epic 14,000 km trans-African cycling expedition from Cape Town, South Africa to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Traveling unsupported for up to 10 months, carrying all their equipment, the team will produce documentary shorts that showcase ordinary people doing extraordinary things for their community […]
Every time I travel down roads seldom pedaled I discover a whole new experience of our city. The route to Mitchells Plain is just 21km, but it is absolutely facinating, transversing a variety of landscapes – from the leafy suburbs of Claremont to the verdant farmlands of Philippi. In this article Brett Petzer shares his […]
Cal Tait, Matt Perrott and Chris Hyslop are three remarkable 17 year olds from Diocesan College (Bishops), in Cape Town who are putting their passion for nature conservation into action – cycling 600km (from Cape Town to Knysna) in 6 days to raise funds for the Rhinos Without Borders translocation project.