BICYCLE CAPE TOWN – FUELING A REVOLUTION

The secret is out – discover why Capetonians are choosing to ditch their cars and go by bike – fueling a revolution that is changing the way we live, move and connect with fellow citizens.

Discover an emerging bicycle city on the tip of Africa!

Cape Town’s urban cycling culture is on the rise as more people choose to ditch their cars and go by bike – fueling a revolution that is changing the way we live and move, and connect with fellow citizens.

Launched in 2012 Bicycle Cape Town is a community generated campaign to promote bicycle culture in Cape Town – inspiring more people to cycle in the urban environment and supporting the transformation of CPT into a truly bicycle-friendly city.

Film Credits

Production: Wildfire Creative
Camera: Elwin Buchel (Canon 5D) and Martin Jaime Ortells (GoPro)
Editor: Leonie Mervis
Music: ‘My Shoes’ by Jeremy Loops
Post Production: Sanchez Shorts

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Director & Founder of BICYCLE SOUTH
Cape Town based designer & bicycle activist, Leonie is passionate about sustainability and green living. When she is not busy advocating for bicycle cities or blogging on Cape Town’s bicycle culture, you’ll find her adventuring beyond the city limits on her steel frame touring bike.
  • THE OVERBERG MEANDER

    Explore the unsurpassed, wild beauty of the Cape Overberg on the 364km Overberg Meander route from historic towns to the Southern-most point of Africa.


    3 – 6 DAYS | ⇔ 365 km | + 3,976m | ≡ Tar/ Gravel

  • CEDERBERG CIRCUIT

    Explore the Cape Cederberg’s majestic heritage on this 247km route through winding mountain passes, past crystal clear rivers, historic sights and unique nature reserves.


    3-6 Day | ⇔ 247 km (loop) | + 3 538 m | ≡ Tar/ Gravel

  • BIKE. CAMP. SWIM – Theewaterskloof Campout

    With the arrival of summer there is nothing better than escaping the city heat and heading out into the countryside for a weekend of bike camping and swimming.


    OVERNIGHT | ⇔ 70 km (one-way) | + 1000 m | ≡ Tar

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Director & Founder of BICYCLE SOUTH
Cape Town based designer & bicycle activist, Leonie is passionate about sustainability and green living. When she is not busy advocating for bicycle cities or blogging on Cape Town’s bicycle culture, you’ll find her adventuring beyond the city limits on her steel frame touring bike.

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