South Africa's premier Road Stage Race
The Bestmed Tour of Good Hope is South Africa's premier road stage race with its race headquarters at the Mandela Legacy Correctional Facility in Paarl in the jewel of South Africa's Western Cape Province – the Cape Winelands. The race incorporates five days of racing from 5-9 March 2018 with a participant limit of 750 riders over a total distance of 490KM, with 5218M of vertical ascent.
Official host city: Paarl
Paarl, in the heart of the Cape Winelands region of South Africa, is the official host city for the 2018 Bestmed Tour of Good Hope, presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein.
Title sponsor: Bestmed
Cycling is an individual, professional or family sport. Bestmed believes in encouraging all people to be more active and enjoy what cycling has to offer. Their sponsorship of such a highly coveted race is one way in which they hope to make a big difference in opening up the sport to enthusiasts of every level.