The 4th Annual Mpumalanga Cycle Tour started today.

Photo: Henk Kruger/IOL

Masoka Dube

THE 4th Annual Mpumalanga Cycle Tour will get underway on Friday at Forever Resorts Blyde Canyon at 09:00.

The official opening of the Mpumalanga Cycle Tour will be tomorrow at 18:00 at Blyde Canyon.

“The Mpumalanga Cycle Tour continues to grow in stature and importance in the cycling calendar. The Tour serves as an opener of the road cycling season in the country,” says Department of Culture, Sport and Recreation Spokesperson, Sibongile Nkosi, whose department is the main sponsor of the race.

As per usual, The Tour attracts top guns in the cycling world, said Nkosi

The race will be finished next week Thursday at Forever Resort Loskopdam.

Stage 1, January 11 (Friday): Blyde Canyon – Swadini, Stage 2, January 12 (Saturday): Individual Time Trial in Swadini, Stage 3, January 13 (Sunday): Swadini – Blyde Canyon, Stage 4, January 14 (Monday): Blyde Canyon – Mbombela, Stage 5, January 15 (Tuesday): White River – White River, Stage 6, January 16 (Wednesday): Mbombela Stadium – eManzana and Stage 7, January 17 (Thursday): eManzana – Loskopdam