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USA RIDERS SET TO NOTCH UP TWO FIRSTS

USA RIDERS SET TO NOTCH UP TWO FIRSTS

 The final stage of the 2018 Absa Cape Epic looms on Sunday and, barring disaster, two United States riders will stand atop the Men’s and Women’s podiums for the first time ever. Howard Grotts and Czech powerhouse Jaroslav Kulhavy have an 8 minute an ...

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MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 7 – AND THAT’S A WRAP

MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 7 – AND THAT’S A WRAP

How so much can happen in eight days is difficult to comprehend. There were so many extremes, from weather conditions (4 deg C to over 40 dec C), emotional highs and lows (seeing riders you know succeed one day then struggle the next); and this year ...

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MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 6

MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 6

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MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 5

MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 5

  2017 is the first Cape Epic where TREAD is a digital media only, as we stopped doing a print issue in about June 2016. It has been so liberating and we have been on a growth spurt ever since. It enables us to cover the Epic in a different way ...

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MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 4

MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 4

Stage 4 at the Absa Cape Epic felt like we experienced four seasons in one day. Fresh start with drizzle, windy and sunny, hot and humid, and now the rain. Despite this all the mums today were making the most of being in this privileged environment. ...

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MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 3

MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 3

    With the stage being a relatively short one today (by Epic standards), it was a mad rush for the TREAD team to get from the various water and spectator points, and then to the finish. The top riders came through Water Point 1 at a blist ...

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MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 2

MUMS AT THE EPIC – STAGE 2

Stage 2 at the 2017 ABSA Cape Epic, started with a bit of a shake up with the route being shortened by 40km due the threat of excessively high temperatures. All our mums today where at the race village in Elandskloof, about 26km outside of Greyton, w ...

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Moment – THAT Line

Moment – THAT Line

In 'Moment' Issue 23, page 12, our Publishing Editor Bardy waxed lyrical about "That Line" You know, the one you cross when the bike develops it's own mind. Here we have the full start-to-finish sequence of an African in Utah. ...

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