There are an array of interesting routes to choose from, from mountains, to beach, forests and vienyards. Some of the more popular cycling routes around the city include Durbanville, Chapman’s Peak Drive, Camps Bay to Hout Bay, and Ou Kaapse Weg. The Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour (www.cycletour.co.za) is known worldwide as one of the most scenic and challenging events on the international biking calendar.

The singular beauty and shaded tracks of Tokai Forest promise a technically challenging ride for amateur and experienced mountain bikers alike. The Tokai route starts at the Arboretum. Adventure for all – There’s a fun dirt-track biking adventure that takes bikers across the front of the majestic expanse of Table Mountain. Drive to the vehicle drop-off point at the top of the trail, which starts at the lower cable-car station. Fit and not so fit – Take advantage of a number of exciting off-road trails and a private road leading around Devil’s Peak. This is a great ride, suited to riders of all fitness levels and ability. The Cape Epic – the largest full-service mountain bike stage race in the world and the most televised mountain bike race of all time. If you are looking for a guided tour, email info@capediversitytours.com who will arrange it for you.