As much as public transport in Cape Town is a priority to some, and a dream for city planners, its far from being a state of mind to all. Motorists battle firstly to reduce time spent in their pricy cars, and when they do, still find newly built cycle lanes convenient to park and bring to a grinding halt efforts of pedestrians and cyclists alike who try to pedal beyond the entrapment of machine.
There is a good reason for this image being reduced in size. We may not be as kind next time.
Read about the experiences of The Lone Cyclist, Adriaan Bester, as he begins his cycling journeys, to and from work, and around Cape Town.