Cape Town - The 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour, scheduled to take place on Sunday, has been shortened from 109km to a 47km circular route due to the fires raging on the South Peninsula, it was announced on Wednesday.
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For the Cycle Tour to be able to safely cater for the 35 000 anticipated participants, the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust needed to start placing infrastructure on the ground by Thursday morning.
For this to happen, a decision on the route was made on Wednesday.
Below is a picture of the new route:
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