The Cycle Tour Lifecycle Expo opened at the Good Hope Centre on Thursday March 5, marking three days to the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour solidarity ride.
There is also a “testing station” from Powerade, helping cyclists prevent injury, increase power and improve their performance.
Cyclists disappointed to not be climbing Chapman’s Peak can visit the Virgin Active stand where there’s a simulation ride up the iconic peak.
In addition to the big name stores and brands like sponsors Pick n Pay and Momentum are the inventors of products like Veleau a fuss-free cycle hydration system from saddle bag to mouth and TylerOptic’s bifocal sunglasses.
The Watt Bike stand offers a three-minute threshold competition for cyclists and cyclists can enter a variety of categories from the flip-flop classification to the buffalo group.
There is also a gallery, displaying the Cape Town Cycle Tour‘s rich heritage and conveying the evolution of its logo.
There is safe and secure parking on the Grand Parade, with a free shuttle sponsored by Avis to and from the Expo venue.
Avis mini buses are in operation daily, with regular buses running from 8:30am to 7:30pm on Thursday and Friday, and from 8:30am to 4:30pm on Saturday.
Cyclists taking part in the Cape Town Cycle Tour can gain one-time free entry with their RaceTec chips.
General admission tickets for the public are R40 a person and free for people 65 and older.