Explore our cycle savvy resources on safe cycling, commuting and bicycle maintenance – from free tips and advice, to hands-on learning experiences. We run a variety of courses throughout the year. Sign up today!
Having the right gear and bike ensures that you have a more comfortable and enjoyable ride, increasing your safety on the road. The right gear can transform your bike from a leisure vehicle into a savvy year-round mode of transport. Explore tips on essential gear to improve your commute.
Now that you are all geared up to ride, it is time to plan your route. Follow our tips to plan the perfect route for your skills level or browse our route maps and resources to find the best routes near you from popular city and commuter routes to traffic free family-friendly routes.
COMMUTING & SAFE CYCLING
Cycling is great way to get around the city – it’s cheap (free parking /zero fuel), green and keeps you happy and active. Whether you’re commuting to work or the corner shop, knowing the basics of safe cycling is important. Start riding with friends or join a BikeBus and Cycle2Work together.
Learn how to keep your bike road worthy and repair flats and other issues that may arise while out on the road or trail. Explore our collection of free tips and resources on basic bicycle maintenance an repair!
Explore our collection of easy DIY Bike Hacks that would make MacGyver proud – from extreme fixes to cool add-ons to make your ride better and save you money.
FIND AND TAKE A CLASS
Want to learn to fix a puncture on the go? Or maybe you want to learn how to ride a bike or improve your confidence on the road? Find a hands-on bicycle course that cover everything from basic bicycle maintenance to safe cycling skills.
Our free #CyclingTheCity group rides will get you biking safely and confidently around town. Led by experienced bicycle commuters #CyclingTheCity is perfect for newbie cyclists or those who want to learn quick, safe cycle routes and start commuting by bike. PLUS pit stops for coffee too!
Bike theft is a growing issue in Cape Town, one that can often be prevented by being prepared. Follow our guide on how lock your bike properly, where to find bicycle parking in the city and what to do if your bike is stolen.