For Episode 3 of the Diverge Podcast Seamus Allardice sat down with the Director of the Cycle Tour Trust, Dave Bellairs. Dave and his team organise the world largest individually timed bicycle race, the Cape Town Cycle Tour which has for years set the benchmark for mass participation cycling events around the world. But organising the event is no easy feat; given water shortages, fires, gale force winds and delays to construction across the city of Cape Town. Take a listen to what goes into ensuring the fun rider world championships go off without a hitch on the second Sunday in March annually.

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The Cape Town Cycle Tour is not only the largest individually timed bicycle race in the world but also one of the most beautiful.

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Cycle Tour Trust Director Dave Bellairs.

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