The Panorama Tour - The Toughest Race On Tar

Get Ready for the PPS Panorama Tour 2019

Riders will have an extra six weeks to train for the “Toughest Race on Tar” - the PPS Panorama Tour - as it moves to the 15th to 18th June 2019. Entries are officially open! New dates, improved routes and fun for the whole family. Grab your partner and head to to enter today. Entries for 2019 will be R5700 per team.

New Pro/Elite Category

For 2019 we've kicked the competition up a notch, there will now be a pro/elite category and "race within a race" at the PPS Panorama Tour. Same route, same PPS Panorama rules apply and a separate start time. Entries will open 1st December 2018. Full details and information will be released soon!

Early Bird Accommodation Special

For 2019 we’ve partnered with Forever Hotel White River and as part of the early bird special you'll get 25% off accommodation. To take advantage of the early bird accommodation special simply enter the PPS Panorama Tour online between the 1 - 30 November 2018 and you'll receive a promo code. There are limited spaces available so book soon to avoid disappointment.

Bring your Club

Why not rally your club mates or riding partners and save! If you book 6 or more teams for the PPS Panorama Tour you get 5% off your entries.

Get to Know the Routes

Building on the 2018 revamped routes, the PPS Panorama Tour will be keeping three stages in 2019. The PPS Panorama Cycle Tour is “The Toughest Race On Tar” and will now have a total of 320kms of racing and 6400m of ascent through the legendary mountains of Mpumalanga. Expect the same formidable climbs, daring descents and breathtaking scenery you've come to know and love at the PPS Panorama Tour.

The 2019 PPS Panorama Tour Routes are now available on the website, view them below here: Stage One, Stage Two, Stage Three & Time Trial.

PPS in third year of Sponsorship

PPS returns for the third year as the Title Sponsor. Ayanda Seboni, Executive Brand, Marketing and Communications for PPS, said, “We love the teamwork of this race and its focus on strong partnerships. It connects so closely to our ethos of mutuality. Success is better, shared.”

PPS boasts in excess of 200,000 members who enjoy access to a comprehensive suite of financial and healthcare products that are specifically tailored to meet the needs of graduate professionals. This includes cover that extends to extreme sports such as motor racing, scuba diving, and cycling, both on and off road.

PPS is the largest South African company of its kind that still embraces an ethos of mutuality, which means that it exists solely for the benefit of its members. Thus, PPS members with qualifying products share in the profits of PPS Insurance via annual allocations to the unique

PPS Profit-Share Account and those who have qualifying PPS Provider products can also share in the profits of PPS Investments.

PPS membership provides access to the following tried, tested and trusted products and services: PPS Insurance, PPS Short-Term Insurance, PPS Financial Planning, PPS Investments and Profmed Medical Scheme. Visit for more information. PPS is an authorised financial services provider.

Changes in the Crew

The PPS Panorama Tour has strengthened its team with the change from Commissaire to Race Director. Hendrik Wagener, who has been involved since inception, will take over the logistics of putting on the Tour. He has for the last couple of years, been involved in putting on a number of tours in the area and brings a wealth of expertise.

Fiona Coward, the previous Race Director, remains involved in all facets of the event organisation. The Race Office will be headed by Dienie Wagener.

Five and Ten Year Jerseys

If you are about to complete your fifth or tenth Tour, let us know asap so we can order your special commemorative jersey. Contact Marietjie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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