Bike Rentals Cape Town

Renting a bike in Big Bay

The Tableview promenade is one of the most spectacular stretches of beach in Cape Town itself. It bustles with life. Joggers, skateboarders, walkers and cyclists cruise along its paved paths enjoy the sea air and the sun on their back. Bike Rental Cape Town are based in Big Bay, in the Eden on the Bay shopping center. From here you can either ride North to Melkbos and enjoy this secluded suburb on the edge of Cape Town, or you can ride South back towards the city and enjoy the sites of Tableview and Blouberg. If you are looking for seclusion ride North, and a bit more of a friendly crowd with restaurants and bars ride South.

There are great stalls and shops to stop at along the way, grab an ice cream, and watch the surfers and stand up paddle boarders along the way. If you are feeling friendly you can even give one of the skateboards a short tow.

Bike Rental Cape Town carry a number of bikes, mainly mountain bikes that can be rented by the hour, day or even longer like for the whole weekend. You do not have to stick with riding around Blouberg either as they are happy for you to take the bike away and explore the more intermediate and advanced trails that Cape Town has to offer.

There are lots of trials in the mountains just behind Blouberg and Milnerton that are maintained by the Tygerberg Mountain Bike Club. You can ride over a number of farm, on fantastic manicured single track and enjoy the views down to the Ocean. It only costs R40 on a honest box system to enjoy this great initiative.

You can also travel further afield to Stellenbosch or Tokai. There are hundreds of trails here, although some have been closed for now due to the fires that ravaged Cape Town last year. However there ares till some jems that are open, so just look online and you will find an endless supply.

Even further out of Cape Town in Elgin longer trails can be found that host the Absa Cape Epic each year. You can get a feel for just how amazing this race is for yourself.

Cape Town has become a bit of a cycling meca, with people commuting to work, cycling after work along the promenades and hitting the spectacular trails it has to offer. The famous #moonlightmass has ended now, but it gathered hundreds of cyclists each full moon to ride around and explore this great city.

So grab a bike and see the city from a different angle.

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