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, […]
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 University of Cape Town is forging ahead to promote sustainable transport to and from campus – encouraging more students to ditch their cars and go by bike. Initiatives like Jammie Bike (a bicycle rental project), better cycle infrastructure and cycle route maps are paving the way to a truly bicycle friendly campus.
This month we kicked off our Bike Friendly Campaign with Lifestyle on Kloof becoming the first business to join this exciting initiative. The campaign encourages and empowers business owners to make their venues bicycle friendly. At Lifestyle on Kloof, 16 bicycle racks were installed, providing secure parking for over 32 bicycles!
This has to be the most theft proof bicycle parking on the planet – a crazy Rube Goldberg-esque robotic bike lock that can climb lamp-posts!
Do you love riding your two-wheeled friend around town but dread leaving it chained to a flimsy lamp post all on it’s lonesome? Well never fear ’cause last month saw the launch of Pedal Inn – Cape Town’s one and only secure free bicycle valet parking service with a VIP touch!