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About The Race

Entries are now open!

  • Explore Paarl, Wellington, Malmesbury, Stellenbosch
  • Tackle Du Toitskloof, Bothmanskloof and Helshoogte Passes as well as the Taal Monument
  • Indulge yourself with scenic routes and steep climbs

The 4-Day Tour du Cap is South Africa’s premier road stage event, and caters for amateurs and pros. The Tour takes place on the beautiful cycling roads of the Boland from 2-5 March 2023, encompassing a total distance of 455km and 5090m vertical ascent.

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Stages | Uniquely Designed

Km | Carving the Boland

Ascent | Test your Mettle

Limited

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    Rider

    Rider Information

  • 01 STARTING GROUPS
    • All CSA licensed racing groups facilitated as well as an open/seeded group consisting of 250 riders.
    • Age group category bunches for all men’s age groups cyclists with a CSA Racing Licence (Elite Men, Veterans 30+, Veterans 40+, Veterans 50+ and Veterans 60+)
  • Daily starts (with the exception of the Time Trial, which will start at 08h00)

    • 06h00: Elite Men/Junior/U23:
    • 06h10: Vets 30 +
    • 06h10: Vets 40 +
    • 06h15: Vets 50 + and Vets 60 +
    • 06h20: Elite Ladies
    • 06h25: Tandems
    • 06h25: Open/Seeded

Competitions

Rider Competitions

CSA Racing Elite Men

General Classification, Sprinters, King of the Mountains, Best Young Rider (Junior), and Teams Classification. The Best Young Rider is applicable to Juniors racing in the elite bunch.


Points in the Sprinter’s as well as KOM jersey competition will be allocated as follows at primes:

Points: 3-2-1

KOM: 3-2-1


Points will be allocated to the Sprinter’s Jersey at stage finishes as follows: 10-6-4.


NO TIME BONUSES ARE AWARDED AT ANY HOTSPOTS OR STAGE FINISHES


The cumulative time of the 3 best daily finishers in a team will count towards the Elite Teams Classification. Elite teams limited to 6 riders.

CSA Racing Elite Women

General Classification

30+ Veteran Men

General Classification and King of the Mountains.

40+ Veteran Men

General Classification and King of the Mountains.

50+ and 60+ Veteran Men

General Classification and King of the Mountains

Open Seeded

General Classification (Men and Women)

2023 Entries are now open!

All entrants receive a custom Tour du Cap cycling jersey. Spots are limited and filling up quickly. Get yours to be part of this unbelievable race.

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Stages

Daily Stages

Stage 1

132 kms | 1000 m

Stage 2

26.3 kms TT | 324 m

Stage 3

159 kms | 2250 m

Stage 4

127 kms | 1516 m

News

Latest News

BOLSTERED TOUR DU CAP OPEN BUNCH GETS A SPONSOR!

For next year’s Tour du Cap 4-Day Stage Race, which takes place from 3-6 March in Paarl, the organisation is placing a....

DOWNES, LE ROUX WIN INAUGURAL TOUR DU CAP

Tour du Cap 4-Day Stage Race 2021

A brilliant stage win by Alan Hatherly brought the curtain down on four days of incredible racing in the Tour du Cap stage race this morning....

AFRICAN RIDERS CONVERGE ON TOUR DU CAP

The Tour du Cap 4-Stage Road Cycling Race has confirmed the participation of a host of riders from all over Africa for the inaugural edition, which takes place on 2-5 December later this year.

GREAT TO BE BACK IN THE SADDLE!

By Wynand de Villiers
(Tour du Cap Race Director)

I’m delighted to be back in the saddle, so to speak, presenting the Tour du Cap 4-stage road race on the blissful cycling roads of the Boland from 2-5 December this year.

MCLEAN

Welcomes long awaited Tour du Cap Stage Race from 2-5 December 2021..

South African cycling commentator Andrew Mclean has welcomed the return of stage racing to the Western Cape in the form of the Tour du Cap 4-Day Road Cycling Stage Race...

RUDY PROJECT

RUDY PROJECT INCREASES TOUR DU CAP SUPPORT

Leading eyewear brand Rudy Project has announced its sponsorship of a R500 voucher to all entrants in the Tour du Cap 4-Day Road Cycling Stage Race...

CREAM OF SA CYCLING CONVERGE IN PAARL

A brilliant stage win by superstar mountain-biker Alan Hatherly brought the curtain down on four days of incredible racing in the inaugural Tour du Cap 4-Day Stage Race last year...

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Team

The Team

Contact

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Our Address

Western Cape, Cape Town, South-Africa

Email Us

info@tourducap.co.za

Call Us

+27 83 269 7659