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Rain doesn’t dampen Knysna Cycle Tour road race

Thousands of cyclists turned up at the start of this morning’s Knysna Cycle Tour road races despite chilly, wet conditions and, according to Marketing Manager Andrew Finn, speaking on behalf of the organisers, Knysna Rotary, the event went off smoothly. The event followed yesterday’s MTB races, the opening event of the annual Knysna Oyster Festival.

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Heyns and De Groot defend MTB titles at Knysna Cycle Tour

Cyclists participating in this year’s Knysna Cycle Tour presented by Knysna Rotary were faced with windy conditions and a downpour just after the start at the first major sporting event of this year’s Knysna Oyster Festival. The event kicked off with four MTB races – 80km, 50km, 30km and 15km. The 80km event was won

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BREAKING NEWS: Route changes for the 104 km Road Race!

Due to concerns by CSA officials about the safety of cyclists riding the new Buffalo Bay section of the route, we have officially changed the 104 km route to a new 116 km route. The new route is very similar to the route of the last eight years. Cyclists leave Knysna and ride on the

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Top 10 things you need to know before you race!

There are a number of race rules and safety regulations which you should be aware of before your race this weekend. These are the top 10. You can familiarise yourself with the others on our website: www.knysnacycle.co.za In the event of not being able to be at registration, you can arrange with a relative or

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New, improved routes designed by local cyclists for this year’s Knysna Cycle Tour

This year the organisers of the Knysna Cycle Tour have announced new, improved routes for their biggest events. Route Manager Andrew Finn said that there is an exciting new route for the longer road race, which is now a 104 km ride. Says Finn: “The route will take riders on a thrilling, scenic adventure through

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Fun & entertainment at the SPUR Race Village

There will be lots of fun and entertainment for the whole family at this year’s SPUR Children’s Cycle Tour at the SPUR Race Village where families are invited to spend time before, during and after the events. The cycle tour takes place on Sunday 23 June at the Knysna High School Sports Field with three

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WIN accommodation at Westhill Luxury Guest House!

If you’ve entered any of our 2019 events, you could win two nights’ accommodation at Westhill Luxury Guest House in Knysna, a 1920s Cape Dutch-style heritage property with panoramic views over the Knysna Estuary and through the Knysna Heads to the Indian Ocean. View Post Rooms have private balconies and en-suite bathrooms, fans and air

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WIN at Blackwaters River Lodge!

You can win accommodation for two people sharing at the beautiful, tranquil Blackwaters River Lodge in Knysna when you enter the Knysna Cycle Tour. Simply enter one of the events then email your name and entry number to events@knysnacycle.co.za, with “Blackwaters River Lodge” in the subject line. The prize includes: 2 nights’ accommodation in a

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Our MTB routes are looking great!

Our MTB routes are designed and maintained by a group of keen local cyclists led by Stuart Lightley and Greg Penrith who volunteer their time and promote the beautiful tracks available in Knysna’s backyard at every opportunity. This year, for the first time, our 50 km and 30 km MTB events will take participants along

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Exciting new venue for registration

This year the Knysna Cycle Tour has an exciting NEW VENUE for REGISTRATION – the Parking Garage at Thesen Harbour Town.   Thesen Harbour Town is the commercial part of the Thesen Islands residential development which is built around swimming and boating canals and lined with Cape Cod-style homes. Once a single island holding a

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