Cyclists from around the world have been touching down in the Mother City ahead of the world’s largest individually timed bike race.
The tour’s media and marketing manager David Bellairs said: “We are ready, we have all systems in place and all the plans are in place to make sure this event goes smoothly; the weather seems to be playing along.”
On Thursday, the official Cape Town Cycle Tour Expo opened at Cape Town Stadium. The expo gives cyclists a chance to collect their race numbers and register for the cycle tour. It all kicked off smoothly enough, but the sheer volume of people coming through the doors caused a system crash by late afternoon, which delayed the process slightly.