Cape Argus Cycle Race Start Line

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The race start was located in the centre of Cape Town and depending on what seeding group you are in, this means you could start start as early as 6.15 am if you are a pro rider or as late as 10 am if you are just riding for fun. Pro riders are let out very early to avoid the traffic (slow cyclists), sun, heat and wind! As I was an international rider I ended up somewhere in the middle (group JJ) and my seeded group set off was at approximately 8 am.

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