AfriCycle Tour 2006

A new seven-day cycling stage race in South Africa is set to hit the road next year. Running from October 1-7, 2006, AfriCycle Tour is a stage race accessible to all levels of amateur cycling enthusiasts, both local and international. Riders are invited to enter as two-rider teams or as a corporate four-rider team, with entries limited to 1000 riders. Categories include Men, Women, Mixed and Masters.

The route in the Mpumalanga province takes riders through the Blyde River Canyon, the Witrivier area, bordering the fertile Crocodile River valley and ends at the Kruger National Park. Stages range from 90-150 km per day and include relatively flat sections, rolling hills and climbs, totalling a race distance of approximately 700 km.

For more information on the race and online entries, go to

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