City Guide | Bicycle Directory

Your comprehensive city guide to a Bicycle Friendly Cape Town. Discover why Cape Town is South Africa’s favorite bicycle city!

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Bicycle Shops

Bicycle sales ( new + used) + maintenance
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Discover Cape Town's network of bike shops from hidden neighborhood workshops to high-end performance orientated shops. Whether you are looking for a new bike or that vintage gem or need some repairs or cool gear for your best 2-wheeled friends.
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Rental + Tours

Bicycle Rental, share schemes and tours.
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Cape Town is a beautiful city to explore by bike. Join a guided tour or rent a bike and discover why Cape Town is quickly becoming South Africa's top bicycle tourism destination.
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Navigating the City

Maps, routes + public transport resources
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Whether you are a bicycle commuter, a recreational cyclist, mountain biker or roadie, these resources will help you find your way around the city. Cape Town has a growing network of bicycle lanes, trails and greenways, as well a developing BRT system that enables you to take your bikes on board buses and trains.
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Organisations + Groups

Bicycle advocacy, outreach + mobility.
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There is a strong history of bicycle advocacy organizations in Cape Town - from the Pedal Power Association established in 1976 to community empowerment initiatives like the Bicycling Empowerment Network. Over the past few years there has also been a rise of social cycling and commuter groups.
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Art, Media + Design

film, magazines, photography, craft, design
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With Cape Town soon to be the 2014 World Design Capital, there has been a burgeoning of bicycle related art forms, from portrait perfect bicycle photography and film to hand crafted designer bicycles and cycling fashion.
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Bicycle Spots

Bike Friendly cafes, shops + places to stay...
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Discover Cape Town's growing network of bicycle friendly spots - from cafes to places to stay and things to see. Here you will find bicycle parking and some spots even offer a tune up while you enjoy a cupa coffee.
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Training + Workshops

Become a bicycle mechanic or take your riding to the next level
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Find hands-on learning experiences, with a range of Cape Town based workshops and courses - covering everything from technical trail riding to how to change a tyre.
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Events + Activities

Social rides, festivals + gatherings.
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Join in the fun and experience the thrill of Cape Town's urban bicycle culture - from fast paced races through the city streets to mass rides under the full moon.
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Bicycle Couriers + Services

Businesses on 2 wheels.
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Did you know that Cape Town has a bicycle courier service for everything from newspapers to handcrafted beers! There are also a bunch of uber cool pedal powered businesses rolling around the city like a bicycle parking valet service.
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Health + Fitness

Medical services, nutrition + gyms
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Get in tune with your body and your bicycle and discover pedal powered vitality.
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Green Minded

Eco - friendly living, carbon offsets
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Cape Town is a city riding the green wave of change as sustainability is fast becoming an integral part of our way of life. Choosing to ride your bike instead of taking your car is a great start to cutting carbon emission. Now are you are ready to take it to the next level? From tree planting to going off the grid, these resources will help you become a super pedal powered planet warrior!
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Get Listed on the Guide
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Join our City Guide directory of bicycle related businesses and organizations and connect with Cape Town's growing bicycle culture. Choose the package that suits your needs and budget.

 

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