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Riding a sub-3 CTCT - tips from a 36 time finisher

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Andrew in the middle of a group, leading the way. (Photo: Andrew Wheeldon/CTCT)
Andrew in the middle of a group, leading the way. (Photo: Andrew Wheeldon/CTCT)

For most amateur riders, achieving that "Sub-Three Cycle Tour" is a dream and lifelong goal.

It’s a point on the stopwatch that elevates one from the ranks of Weekend Warriors to an altogether more exclusive peloton - the Racing Snakes.

Who better to ask than Andrew Wheeldon – a rider who has recorded an incredible 27 Cape Town Cycle Tours under three hours. In total, Andrew has completed 36 Cycle Tours since 1981. And some of them were very comfortably Sub-Three. Among Andrew’s 27, he boasts a 2:30min (1991), a 2:39min (1995), and a 2:44min (1986).

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