Thursday , 13 August 2020

 
GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

You don’t spend months training for the Absa Cape Epic only to arrive at the start of the world’s most prestigious mountain bike stage race with inferior gear. Although the 2020 e ...

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BIKES OF THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

BIKES OF THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

Although the 2020 Absa Cape Epic was cancelled 36 hours before the start due to Covid-19, 1274 of the 1372 participants that entered the world’s most prestigious mountain bike sta ...

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WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

WHY ARE MAXXIS TYRES SO DAMN POPULAR IN SOUTH AFRICA?

We have run a number of surveys over the past few years and in every survey that asks which tyres riders are currently using, or favour, Maxxis comes out tops. Our most recent sur ...

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R190 000 FOR THE NEW SPECIALIZED S-WORKS EPIC! IS IT WORTH IT?

R190 000 FOR THE NEW SPECIALIZED S-WORKS EPIC! IS IT WORTH IT?

There was much excitement earlier this week as the global embargo lifted and the new Specialized S-Works Epic model was officially launched. Lighter, faster and redder than any pr ...

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NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

NEW SRAM EAGLE OFFERS EASIER GEAR, BUT DO WE REALLY NEED IT?

Have you ever thought while you were riding your mountain bike with a SRAM Eagle 1x12 drivetrain: “I definitely need an easier gear?” The overwhelming majority of mountain bikers ...

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EF PRO RACING’S ABSA CAPE EPIC 2020 VIDEO

EF PRO RACING’S ABSA CAPE EPIC 2020 VIDEO

The trip marked the first time in South Africa for our team, and we’re sure it won’t be the last. From the moment we landed in Cape Town, we felt a warm welcome. Lachlan Morton an ...

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CORONA VIRUS AND THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

CORONA VIRUS AND THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

In the past couple of weeks many major international sporting events in Europe have been cancelled or postponed, but the 17th Absa Cape Epic will start as planned on Sunday despit ...

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ABSA CAPE EPIC DAY TRIPPERS EXPERIENCE AWAITS SPORTS SCIENCE BOSS

ABSA CAPE EPIC DAY TRIPPERS EXPERIENCE AWAITS SPORTS SCIENCE BOSS

Phathokuhle Zondi is the CEO of the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA), where world-class progress in Sports Science happens on a daily basis, including the coaching ...

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THE BATTLE FOR (ABSA) AFRICAN PRIDE

THE BATTLE FOR (ABSA) AFRICAN PRIDE

The Absa African Men's jersey competition celebrates African mountain biking. It puts the South African men, and to a lesser extent their brethren from the continent, first. It gi ...

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RACING FOR RED – THE RACE FOR THE ABSA AFRICAN WOMEN’S JERSEY

RACING FOR RED – THE RACE FOR THE ABSA AFRICAN WOMEN’S JERSEY

The Absa African Women’s jersey competition will be held for the third year during the 2020 Absa Cape Epic. The race, inaugurated to foster growth in the number of African riders ...

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