Your guide to riding a bicycle in Cape Town. Whether you are a bicycle commuter, recreational or sports cyclist, these resources will help you navigate the city with ease and find great places to ride, bike friendly spots and transport options.

resources-routesMAPS, ROUTES & RIDES

Discover the best routes and rides in Cape Town. From savvy commuter routes to fun leisure rides. Routes can be downloaded to GPS devices/mobile for easy navigation!

street-code-biking-rulesBIKE LAW / STREET CODE

Learn the Rules of the Road and how to pedal safely and legally in Cape Town. Follow our Street Code for responsible, safe cycling that encourages all to share the road.

get-involved-rideCYCLE SAVVY

Explore our cycle savvy resources on safe cycling, commuting and bicycle maintenance – from free tips and advice, to hands-on learning experiences and courses.

resources-salesBIKE SHOPS & RENTALS

A City Guide to Cape Town’s network of awesome bike shops and bike rental companies – from hidden neighborhood workshops to drop-and-go bike rentals.

resources-trainsBIKES & TRANSIT

Combining bikes and transit is a great, easy way to travel around the city. Get the low down on bringing your bikes on board Metrorail trains and MyCiTi buses.

get-involved-bike-friendBIKE PARKING & CAFES

Discover Cape Town growing network of bike friendly businesses and bicycle parking facilities. We’ll show you where to find the best bicycle cafes and places to park.


Our Cycle Kids family biking guide is filled with learning resources and great ideas for kid-friendly places to ride. Sign up for a class or join one of the Cycle Kids fun rides.

resources-theftTHEFT & LOCKING

Bike theft is a growing issue in Cape Town, one that can often be prevented by being prepared. Learn how keep your bike secure and what to do if your bike is stolen.


Report unsafe street conditions to help speed repairs and protect others from danger. Report issues and share the improvements you want to see on your commute.