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FROM ICU TO PODIUM: STRANSKY’S GREAT CAPE EPIC RECOVERY

FROM ICU TO PODIUM: STRANSKY’S GREAT CAPE EPIC RECOVERY

One year ago, Joel Stransky, relieved that his sunglasses had probably saved his right eye and eye socket from any real damage other than bad lacerations, was beginning his recove ...

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ENTRIES SELL OUT INSTANTANEOUSLY

ENTRIES SELL OUT INSTANTANEOUSLY

Quick fingers won the day as 100 Early Bird entries for the 2019 Absa Cape Epic sold out instantly on Monday, 26 March – a day after the highly successful 15th edition. Of the tho ...

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INVESTEC SONGO SPECIALIZED TIGHTEN THEIR GRIP

INVESTEC SONGO SPECIALIZED TIGHTEN THEIR GRIP

Yellow and Orange are increasingly beginning to look like gold as the men’s and women’s leader jersey wearers consolidated their leads in Friday’s Absa Cape Epic Stage 5 time-tria ...

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A BATTLE ROYAL ON THE QUEEN STAGE

A BATTLE ROYAL ON THE QUEEN STAGE

The “super brutal” Queen Stage on Thursday duly delivered a battle royal for supremacy in the Men’s category race and a gift to women’s leader Annika Langvad on her birthday. But ...

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SAUSER CELEBRATES AS INVESTEC SONGO SPECIALIZED TEAMS TRIUMPH

SAUSER CELEBRATES AS INVESTEC SONGO SPECIALIZED TEAMS TRIUMPH

Team Songo Investec Specialized’s top men’s and women’s teams will both start Thursday’s crucial Stage 4 of the Absa Cape Epic in the respective category leader’s jerseys. Former ...

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SANTA CRUZ FILLS XC CATEGORY WITH THE NEW BLUR

SANTA CRUZ FILLS XC CATEGORY WITH THE NEW BLUR

The one mountain bike category Santa Cruz has left vacant for some time, is now filled. The California-based brand today announced the launch of the all-new Blur, a light-weight X ...

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A LOOK AT THE 2018 PROLOGUE VENUE, TABLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

A LOOK AT THE 2018 PROLOGUE VENUE, TABLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

Table Mountain National Park is proud to host the Prologue of the 2018 Absa Cape Epic. When the 20km time trial takes place on Sunday 18 March, all eyes will be on this Natural Ne ...

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STRANSKY HAS UNFINISHED ABSA CAPE EPIC BUSINESS

STRANSKY HAS UNFINISHED ABSA CAPE EPIC BUSINESS

Joel Stransky, the former Springbok rugby star who crashed dramatically out of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic mountain bike stage race, is back on his bike and ready to tackle the 2018 e ...

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BATTLE ROYAL EARMARKED FOR THE PROLOGUE

BATTLE ROYAL EARMARKED FOR THE PROLOGUE

The Absa Cape Epic Men’s category is gearing up for a veritable clash of the titans as world champions, national champions and Olympic medalists prepare to go head-to-head on Tabl ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN MTB CRASH SURVEY: THE RESULTS – PART 2

SOUTH AFRICAN MTB CRASH SURVEY: THE RESULTS – PART 2

Part 1 of the South African Mountain Bike Crash Survey, presented by Gert Nel Inc. Attorneys, was widely read, shared and talked about. We expected that because a mountain bike cr ...

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