Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour 2014

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Date: 09 March 2014
Location: Hertzog Boulevard
Distance: 109km

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Organised by: Cycle Tour Race Office
Email: info@cycletour.co.za
Phone: 021 681 4361/086 184 6464
Web: http://www.cycletour.co.za

48 Ratings on “Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour 2014”

  1. Elton Brand March 10, 2014 at 7:45 am #
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    Phenomenal event showcasing SA, a must-do calendar event for both rider and non-rider.

  2. Charl March 10, 2014 at 4:23 pm #
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    Just amazing!

  3. Gary Concar March 11, 2014 at 1:27 pm #
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    Once again a brilliantly organised race, run smoothly, and thanks for removing the watering point at the top of Chappies- great move!! Looking forward to next year!! Keep it up.

  4. Fanie van Wyk March 11, 2014 at 1:29 pm #
    Fanie van Wyk's rating:

    Wonderful experience!

  5. Gerrus March 11, 2014 at 1:36 pm #
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    After cycling my 25th Argus, I still believe it is the best rage in the world.

  6. Amanda Thornton March 11, 2014 at 2:07 pm #
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    Brilliant experience!

  7. A SNOWDON March 11, 2014 at 3:26 pm #
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    awesome!!! Cape Town does it again, the Best organising ever, and the most amazingly kind and helpful people in Simons Town, as well as wonderful supporters everywhere.

  8. Jabulai March 11, 2014 at 3:30 pm #
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    The organisers did SA proud excellent!!!!! The entry to the pens was smooth this year well done. I will be back next year.

  9. Dipen Patel March 11, 2014 at 3:44 pm #
    Dipen Patel's rating:

    One small gripe if I may… I was in Batch Q. Still no sure how some people get into such a high start group. Apart from the wind, I cannot think of anything else to complain about! It was my first Argus and I really enjoyed the experience. Thank you to the people of Cape Town. What a lovely atmosphere. The support is such a boost. Thank you so so much!

  10. Emile March 11, 2014 at 4:32 pm #
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    Brilliant race – thank you to all who contributed!

  11. Mohamed Allie March 11, 2014 at 4:32 pm #
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    Well organized. Dissapointed that the cut offs were not extended due the heavy wind, for the not so experienced cyclists. Alot of dissapointed non-finishers and medalists who do not get an official time because they came in over 7hours.

  12. Mike Dodgen March 11, 2014 at 4:45 pm #
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    One of the best organized races ever enjoyed every minute of it…wind and all.

  13. Dewald Davel March 11, 2014 at 4:45 pm #
    Dewald Davel's rating:

    As always – excellent!

  14. damon Le Riche March 11, 2014 at 5:27 pm #
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    Great race-even better organised with people picking up rubbish immediately. The trash areas were a lovely improvement as you now know you can wait for the next area to throw your rubbish away.

  15. Shani March 11, 2014 at 6:42 pm #
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    Great great great, will come again!

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    Yusuf Kamaldien March 12, 2014 at 9:21 am #
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    The event just gets better each year! Hats off to the organisers. The “gees” along the route is just phenomenal. The tour really puts Cape Town on the map!

  17. Tinus Roux March 12, 2014 at 11:33 am #
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    Completed no 13. I just want to ask the organisors to switch off the fans for next year. Just joking. Great race as always. Well organised and entrance at expo with Timing Chip is a huge improvement. Splendid day and wonderful support along the route. Thanks Cape Town for making this a huge success.

    One suggestion. With so many cyclist parking at Green Point Stadium and cycling to the Start, is it possible to create a safer route to the starting point.

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    Nardus March 12, 2014 at 12:11 pm #
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    Excellent race!

  19. Alet March 12, 2014 at 7:40 pm #
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    Very well organized race!!!!!!

  20. Loekie March 13, 2014 at 2:54 pm #
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    A highly enjoyable day. Riders were polite and the cold Powerade gave me wings. The massage girls at Suikerbossie knew what they were doing.

  21. John March 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm #
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    First Argus, and it exceeded my expectations!! Great atmosphere, excellent organisation, water points just great, sights en route wonderful! Then there was the wind, and of course Suikerbossie!!

  22. Dempsey March 13, 2014 at 6:09 pm #
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    Completed No 1. Thanks to all who made this fantastic experience possible. Hope to be back next year.

  23. Lileen van der Vyver March 13, 2014 at 8:52 pm #
    Lileen van der Vyver's rating:

    This was my second Argus, the first one i finished – the organisation going into the Argus is amazing, and everything went smoothly, even with 50km/h winds screaming around the corners of Chapman’s peak. I loved it. Will i do it again? I am not sure ….

  24. Johann Swart March 13, 2014 at 9:38 pm #
    Johann Swart's rating:

    At 64, I did my first Argus on Sunday. On Monday I asked around when the entries open for 2015. A true world class event. But then we all knew this already. Hats off to the organizers; it may be a fun event, but these guys—and gals—are pros. Give that man a Bells!

  25. frederik March 14, 2014 at 4:32 pm #
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    Best ride in the country

  26. Cecil Sher March 14, 2014 at 5:14 pm #
    Cecil Sher's rating:

    14th Argus completed. Have loved everyone. What would Cape Town and especially the Argus be without the Cape Doctor?
    Congratulations and thanx to the orhanizers, sponsors and all the helpers-you are great!

  27. Denis Wilkinson March 15, 2014 at 7:53 am #
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    Wind, what wind. I enjoyed the race so much I didn’t even notice the wind. Brilliantly organised as always.

  28. Mark Dear March 15, 2014 at 11:12 am #
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    Came from the UK to ride my 1st Argus. Fantastic, well organized, great support from the crowds and Chapmans Peak must be one of the best rides on the planet – loved it so much I rode it again on Monday

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    Tertius Lotter March 17, 2014 at 1:58 pm #
    Tertius Lotter's rating:

    Nervous at start with traffic through registration, but after that, except for the strong wind, race was super! It is always the highlight of my cycling calendar and the beautiful Cape, I hope the Cape riders appreciate the beauty the ride in just when they feel like it.

  30. Rick March 17, 2014 at 4:03 pm #
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    I hope the Cape riders appreciate the beauty they ride in. Brilliantly organised as always. will be back. a must do for any cyclist.

  31. Pamela Yirrell March 17, 2014 at 7:21 pm #
    Pamela Yirrell's rating:

    What an amazing race, this is by far the BEST road race that I take part in. Done this three years in a row and I will be back again next year for sure! The scenery is just awesome , I just took it slow this year and took in every thing that was out there.

  32. Annelize Ziehl-Owens March 17, 2014 at 9:15 pm #
    Annelize Ziehl-Owens's rating:

    My 1st Argus!!! Wonderful experience…will do it again. Can perhaps try to improve water points!

  33. ANDRE March 19, 2014 at 2:59 am #
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    BRAVO TO CAPE TOWN AND ITS PEOPLE.WELL DONE TO THE ORGANISERS.THE RACE IS NOT JUST ABOUT DOING IT IN THE BEST TIME.FOR ONE DAY OF THE YEAR WE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO RIDE AND OBSERVE THIS BEAUTIFUL,SCENIC ROUTE WITHOUT WORRYING ABOUT MOTOR CARS OR BUSSES.TO THE MANY ELDERLY FOLK THAT STOOD OUTSIDE SUPPORTING US,THANK YOU THIS IS WHY I CYCLE.

  34. Thinus March 19, 2014 at 8:13 am #
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    As usual, a very well organised race!

  35. Alphonso Theron March 20, 2014 at 6:28 am #
    Alphonso Theron's rating:

    It was a blast. Well organised. Hats off to the organisors and sponsors.

  36. Colleen March 20, 2014 at 8:01 am #
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    My 1st Argus and really enjoyed it. Well organised, great crowd participation and awesome support and encouragement from other cyclists. WIll be a definite on my calender for the future!!!

  37. Suzanne March 23, 2014 at 1:17 pm #
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    My first Argus – loved it from start to finish. Cannot wait for the next one!

  38. Pottie March 24, 2014 at 6:07 pm #
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    I’ve never seen a race this well organised. What a wonderful experience!

  39. Jannette van der Merwe March 25, 2014 at 7:57 am #
    Jannette van der Merwe's rating:

    Through Wind and Heat, this is and will always be the best road race ever! I have finished 6 and will return to do my 10.

  40. Gerhard Vorster March 26, 2014 at 1:27 pm #
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    Best race in the world!!!

  41. Andy van Heerden March 26, 2014 at 2:17 pm #
    Andy van Heerden's rating:

    My 1st Argus but definitely not my last. A very well organisaed race. Beautiful scenery and friendly crowds and fellow cyclists. Easier than I thought; even with the wind.

  42. Cynthia Fagan March 26, 2014 at 3:12 pm #
    Cynthia Fagan's rating:

    This was my first Argus, and riding with a friend we took it very slowly, but had the most fun ever.
    The organization was brilliant, the atmosphere incredible . We will be back next year. Please just sort the wind out next year.lol

  43. Eric March 28, 2014 at 7:49 am #
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    Again, a fantastic ride. Exceptionally well organised, wonderful crowd support, makes you feel like you are winning the race, even though you started in the middle of the field. Cant wait to do it again, and again, and again!!!

  44. Jenny March 29, 2014 at 9:21 pm #
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    Fabulous race as usual … Despite the wind :) I thought the seeding worked better this year with the charity groups a bit further back. Felt much safer with more experienced cyclists around on the fast sections and was much easier to pass slower cyclists when most were more aware of the road rules.

  45. Jannette van der Merwe March 31, 2014 at 1:05 pm #
    Jannette van der Merwe's rating:

    Tuff but i Keep coming back. The most awesome race, from expo to finish! WInd was strong but in comparrison to 2009.. we can’t compain, wind is part of the Argus. Well done to a well organized race.

  46. Eva April 3, 2014 at 9:17 pm #
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    Very well organised, thank you! Definitely will be back next year.

  47. Pearly August 22, 2014 at 1:27 pm #
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    1st time Cape Argus–what an amazing race fantastic race-people /organisers–every one that contributed–you guys rock–map profile cut off times—WOW–Well done

  48. Anja from Biel/Switzerland September 22, 2014 at 9:33 pm #
    Anja from Biel/Switzerland's rating:

    Amazing race … everytime again…. I love the atmosphere in the shoots just before start….gives me goosebumps…..fabulous the crowd on the road shouting you up Suikerbossie – especially my swiss friends with the cow bells .. an then a cold beer once you are over the finish line. World’s greatest race!

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