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Updated 12 March 2013

Find a cycling programme

Whether the Cape Argus inspired you to hop on your bike or you're already a bit of a cyclist looking to amp up your training, check out these programmes to help you.

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Whether the Cape Argus inspired you to hop on your bike or you're already a bit of a cyclist looking to amp up your training, check out these programmes to help you.

For the beginner, take a look at this basic cycling programme designed to help you get up to cycling 20km in 10 weeks or this one, also for beginners, to get you to 28km in 11 weeks. If you want to incorporate a little bit of running with your cycling, check out this programme designed to get you to run 5km and cycle 10km in 10 weeks.

For the intermediate cyclist, this programme is designed to get you cycling 40km in 11 weeks and if you're already at this level, check out this programme to get you cycling 72km in 11 weeks.

Once you've mastered these, try your hand at the monster 118km in 11 weeks programme. This shold be your end goal if you hope to take part in the major cycle races such as the Cape Argus or 94.7 Pick n Pay cycle race.

However, before you hit the road be sure to check out this article on how to make sure your bike ride is as safe as possible.
 
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