Cape Town - The Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust is aware of the
current situation regarding the fires raging in the mountains of the Southern
Peninsula through which the Cape Town Cycle Tour traditionally passes. We are
in close contact with the City of Cape Town Disaster Management team as well as
their Events Office and all the other role players.
As part of our standard operating
procedure we have alternative route plans available for consideration by the
Once the situation pertaining to
the existing route is made clear to us we will be in a better position to make
a final decision about our plans for Sunday, March 8.
We anticipate making a final
decision in consultation with all the stakeholders by this coming Wednesday, March 4.
Our thoughts go out to the people
affected by this devastating fire and the brave dedicated firemen trying to
bring it under control.
We appeal to the hundreds of
cyclists out training for the Cape Town Cycle Tour to please avoid the affected
areas and allow the officials the space to perform their duties.