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 […]
This has to be one of Cape Town’s most scenic commutes and a popular route among city’s road cyclists and tourists! The route starts in Hout Bay and hugs the Atlantic Seaboard all the way through to Seapoint where it connects to the cycleway that runs along the Greenpoint Fan Walk into the CBD.
Get your heart pumping with this sweaty MTB commute from the Southern Suburbs to the CBD – the best way to kick start your day at the office!
Cycling between Gardens (Vredehoek and Oranjezicht), and the Waterfront is a breeze. This route is perfect for either a fast paced commute or a more leisurely urban adventure – exploring the city’s favorite bike friendly cafes and attractions like the Company’s Garden, Iziko Museum, the Two Oceans Aquarium and the VnA Waterfront precinct.
The recommended commuter route from the CBD to Bellville follows a mixture of dedicated cycle lanes and streets shared with traffic. While surprisingly easy – fairly flat and straight, this route should be cycled very cautiously, especially in the early morning and late afternoon when the traffic can be particularly heavy. ROUTE DESCRIPTION Leaving the CBD the route […]
This quick easy commute follows the cycleway along the Atlantic Seaboard from Seapoint to CBD. Most of the route is completely traffic free and flat! Pop into some of the city’s favorite bike friendly cafes and bicycle shops along the way.
The commute from Langa to town while on very busy roads is actually a fairly pleasant flat ride. The ride starts in Langa’s cultural hub and follows a route along Klipfontein Road until it connects to the cycle network on Liesbeek Park Way and Albert Road
The commuter route from Diep River/Plumstead to Cape Town CBD follows a mix of roads and traffic-free cycleways and marked cycle lanes along Liesbeek Parkway and Albert Road. While the route sticks to quieter roads where possible, there are sections that see heavy traffic in the mornings and late afternoon. At 20km this is one […]
The “Park & Ride” at Palmyra Junction is a good, safe place to leave your car, grab a coffee and complete your commute to town by bicycle. It’s a mostly flat 12km route that you should be able to do without breaking a sweat and there are marked cycle lanes for most of the way […]
Commuting from the Northern Suburbs to the Cape Town CBD is made easy by the flat, traffic-free cycleway that runs down the West Coast and into the city! The route is incredibly scenic, with sweeping views of Table Mountain and the city. As the route runs parallel to the MyCiti bus network, you can easily […]